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911 Dispatcher Tells Woman About To Be Sexually Assaulted There Are No Cops To Help Her Due To....
CBS Seattle ^ | 05/23/2013

Posted on 05/23/2013 12:07:47 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd

ACTUAL TITLE: 911 Dispatcher Tells Woman About To Be Sexually Assaulted There Are No Cops To Help Her Due To Budget Cuts

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. (CBS Seattle) — An Oregon woman was told by a 911 dispatcher that authorities wouldn’t be able be able to help her as her ex-boyfriend broke into her place because of budget cuts.

Oregon Public Radio reports that an unidentified woman called 911 during a weekend in August 2012 while Michael Bellah was breaking into her place. Her call was forwarded to Oregon State Police because of lay-offs at the Josephine County Sheriff’s Office only allows the department to be open Monday through Friday.

“Uh, I don’t have anybody to send out there,” the 911 dispatcher told the woman. “You know, obviously, if he comes inside the residence and assaults you, can you ask him to go away? Do you know if he’s intoxicated or anything?”

The woman told the dispatcher that Bellah previously attacked her and left her hospitalized a few weeks prior to the latest incident. The dispatcher stayed on the phone with the woman for more than 10 minutes before the sexual assault took place.

“Once again it’s unfortunate you guys don’t have any law enforcement out there,” the dispatcher said, according to Oregon Public Radio.

The woman responded: “Yeah, it doesn’t matter, if he gets in the house I’m done.”

Police say Bellah choked the woman and sexually assaulted her. He was arrested by Oregon State Police following the incident.

“There isn’t a day that goes by that we don’t have another victim,” Josephine County Sheriff Gil Gilberson told Oregon Public Radio. “If you don’t pay the bill, you don’t get the service.”

The sheriff’s department had to cut 23 deputies and the entire major crimes unit after it lost a multi-million dollar federal subsidy, according to Oregon Public Radio. There are now only six deputies left.

The sheriff’s department even put out a press release warning domestic violence victims to “consider relocating to an area with adequate law enforcement services.”

Bellah pleaded guilty to kidnapping, sex abuse and assault.


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To: MrB

Exactly...that’s why this “story” was featured on Oregon Public Radio...you know where they stand on spending.


41 posted on 05/23/2013 12:46:54 PM PDT by kjo (+)
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To: Responsibility2nd


42 posted on 05/23/2013 12:50:46 PM PDT by Iron Munro (Obama-Ville - Land of The Freebies, Home of the Enslaved)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=34a_1317870586


43 posted on 05/23/2013 12:51:18 PM PDT by Osage Orange (Life is a bitch. If it was easy, we would call it a slut)
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To: gaijin

You really think she “deserved” it????


44 posted on 05/23/2013 12:52:48 PM PDT by Osage Orange (Life is a bitch. If it was easy, we would call it a slut)
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To: txrefugee

The officer on the night shift forgot to leave the bullet when he punched out to go home.


45 posted on 05/23/2013 12:53:19 PM PDT by Iron Munro (Obama-Ville - Land of The Freebies, Home of the Enslaved)
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To: Responsibility2nd
Compare and contrast:

Resident stops home invasion; shoots suspect

46 posted on 05/23/2013 12:53:37 PM PDT by Bubba_Leroy (The Obamanation Continues)
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To: Responsibility2nd

I’ll bet that the dispatchers there have a union, and union HQ ordered that the answer be stated that way, to try to blame Republicans for “cutting” funds!


47 posted on 05/23/2013 12:54:15 PM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: Responsibility2nd

This is AWESOME!

There is NO BETTER WAY to teach people what the role of law enforcement is than to use this incident.

LEO’s are there to APPREHEND SUSPECTS AND COLLECT EVIDENCE. That’s it.

Protecting yourself? THAT’S YOUR JOB, which is why the founders decided that the right to protect yourself should be in the Constitution.

Outstading.


48 posted on 05/23/2013 12:55:29 PM PDT by RinaseaofDs
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To: Responsibility2nd

Josephine County needs to elect a new sheriff. He’s still got six deputies and himself. That’s one on call each night.

This is a rural county with 80K people and 67% of the land is owned by the federal government.

The real problem is the Oregon public employees union, it’s sucking the life out of every county budget due to the high overhead on pie in the sky retirement and benefit promises.


49 posted on 05/23/2013 12:55:50 PM PDT by Valpal1 (If the police can’t solve a problem with brute force, they’ll find a way to fix it with brute forc)
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To: North Coast Conservative
"12 gauge shotgun with 00 buck does a lot of protecting"

Or number "6" shot to the groin a couple of times. (More shot equals more holes in the trouser snake and other man parts which tends to refocus his mind from rape to not bleeding to death and making sure his man parts don't fall off.)

50 posted on 05/23/2013 12:57:37 PM PDT by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the 2nd one...)
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To: Bulwyf

The article said the assault had happened a few weeks prior. Can someone purchase a gun anymore in a couple of weeks?


51 posted on 05/23/2013 1:05:25 PM PDT by TightyRighty (I enjoy well-mannered frivolity.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

But I’m sure there’s plenty of cops ticketing motorists for minor traffic violations....

Priorities, people.

(Do I really need a sarc?)


52 posted on 05/23/2013 1:06:46 PM PDT by Altariel ("Curse your sudden but inevitable betrayal!")
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To: 5th MEB

You need to tell her to count her rounds as shooting. She should save one round for the absolute necessity of in the head for the scumbag.


53 posted on 05/23/2013 1:09:49 PM PDT by SgtHooper (The last thing I want to do is hurt you. But it's still on the list.)
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To: MrB

Where were the six deputies on the force? Were all of them seriously involved fighting *real* crimes-—theft, rape, murder at the time?


54 posted on 05/23/2013 1:09:51 PM PDT by Altariel ("Curse your sudden but inevitable betrayal!")
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To: TightyRighty

Even in Canada you can same day as long as it’s unrestricted, so a shotgun would be a good way to go.


55 posted on 05/23/2013 1:10:21 PM PDT by Bulwyf
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To: Responsibility2nd

Well, when seconds count, the police may not ever show up


56 posted on 05/23/2013 1:12:53 PM PDT by rdcbn
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To: Osage Orange

Oh maaaaaan, that is awesome awesome awesome! One of the best vids I seen all year! That is getting forwarded BIG time. And just think: In reality, 2nd amendment unconstitutional infringement is WORSE than that. The citizen has access to NO gun whatsoever.


57 posted on 05/23/2013 1:15:46 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: Responsibility2nd

All she had to say was “I just shot and killed my boyfriend” and the cops would’ve been there in seconds flat!


58 posted on 05/23/2013 1:18:35 PM PDT by 3boysdad (The very elect.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

The dirty little secret is they have raided the police and school funding to pay for the Oregon Health plan.

Pray for America to Wake Up


59 posted on 05/23/2013 1:20:36 PM PDT by bray (Surviving to spite Obama)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
Glad you like.........

And I agree....!!

60 posted on 05/23/2013 1:22:41 PM PDT by Osage Orange (Life is a bitch. If it was easy, we would call it a slut)
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