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REVEALED: MCR's Idiotic 999 Calls

Manchester police release four utterly unnecessary emergency call-outs in the run-up to a hectic festive period

Published on December 23rd 2014.

REVEALED: MCR's Idiotic 999 Calls

SHIFTY looking hedgehogs, crooked vending machines, and missing pizzas, just some of the idiotic 999 calls that Greater Manchester Police call handlers have had to deal with this year.

"Hedgehogs are good for your garden, they kill slugs."

The recordings have been released by police in the run-up to one of the busiest periods of the year for call handlers to highlight some of the challenges they face whilst answering emergency calls.

As you'd expect, New Year's Eve is the busiest night of the year with GMP call-handlers answering nearly 3,500 calls last year.

Diane Grandidge, GMP’s business lead for call-handling, said: “We want to ensure that there are no delays in responding to an emergency call, therefore we will continue to urge the public to think before they dial 999.”

“The 101 line is a national police non-emergency contact number for use when, for example, your car has been stolen, your property damaged or you want to provide information about a crime."

Listen to the recordings here:

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Steve5839December 23rd 2014.

As they have the telephone number of these pieces of Biomass then obtain their addresses, visit them and charge them with wasting Police time, this is today's society at its worst.

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AnonymousDecember 31st 2014.

OK Steve will do.

AnonymousDecember 27th 2014.

David: I wish to make a complaint about the Labour Party. 999 call handler: this is not an issue for the police emergency line. David: Yes but Bob Scott! Call handler: Who... this is not a police emergency. David: Do you know who I am [indignant]? Call handler: can I take your name please? David: this is outrageous. Call handler: are you a Tory Councillor with too much time on your hands? David: yes but... I wish to report you for blatant bias along with the editor of Manchester Confidential. Call handler: this is not a police matter. David: I hate the Labour Party.

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Steve5839December 31st 2014.

Take the rest of the year off and keep taking the tablets.

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