It’s an emergency!!

Oh dear, oh dear. In a probably vain effort to stem the tide of deeply inappropriate misuse of the 999 emergency number, Cambridgeshire Police have released recordings of some hideously bad examples. There’s the caller who’s deeply distressed about not being able to find Homebase and the, errr, interesting lady who really wants to contact the Prime Minister. The page has some serious comments from a Police person, but the main event has to be the MP3 files of the calls. Worth a listen.

For assorted comments and reactions to this, have a look at the article on the Register which led me to the story.