Saturday, July 08, 2006

How to call the cops

George, a retired senior , was going up to bed when he saw that there
were people in the shed stealing things.
He phoned the police and told them that there were burglars in his
The dispatcher asked, "Is someone in your house?" to which George
replied, "No." The dispatcher replied that all patrols were busy, and that he should simply lock his door and an officer would attend when available.
George said, "Okay," hung up, counted to 30, and phoned the police
"Hello, I just called you a few seconds ago because there were people
in my shed. Well, you don't have to worry about them now because I've just shot them all." Then he hung up.
Within five minutes three police cars, an Armed Response unit, and an
ambulance showed up at George's residence. Of course, the police
caught the burglars red-handed.
One of the Policemen said to George: "I thought you said that you'd
shot them!"
George said, "I thought the dispatcher said there was nobody available!"

Thanks Ivan R.

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