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Woman can't get through to 911 during home invasion (GA)
14News.com ^ | 02/26/2014 | Katie Brace

Posted on 02/28/2014 10:00:47 AM PST by aimhigh

An Ellenwood homeowner called 911 three times during a home invasion and said she could not get an operator on the phone. Danielle Bryan was at home alone on Tuesday night around 8 p.m. She said a Jeep drove around her house and a man was looking through her window.

Bryan called 911. . . .

The logs also show Bryan waited nine seconds, 11 seconds, and one minute and 21 seconds before hanging up. Bryan never got through to a dispatcher. . . .

She ran and hid in her bedroom closet. Her alarm company called her and then immediately got 911 on the line, bringing officers to her home.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; US: Georgia
KEYWORDS: 911; banglist

1 posted on 02/28/2014 10:00:47 AM PST by aimhigh
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To: aimhigh

Well, the first two times - 9 and 11 seconds - is pretty silly to just hang up.


2 posted on 02/28/2014 10:02:31 AM PST by lepton ("It is useless to attempt to reason a man out of a thing he was never reasoned into"--Jonathan Swift)
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To: aimhigh

Guess someone was tying up the 911 line with complaints that McDonald’s didn’t serve them enough fries with their burger.


3 posted on 02/28/2014 10:03:05 AM PST by txrefugee
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To: aimhigh

Too many McNugget calls tying up the lines?


4 posted on 02/28/2014 10:04:04 AM PST by null and void (<--- unwilling cattle-car passenger on the bullet train to serfdom)
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To: txrefugee

GMTA...


5 posted on 02/28/2014 10:04:37 AM PST by null and void (<--- unwilling cattle-car passenger on the bullet train to serfdom)
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To: aimhigh

Hope she’s learned that the real emergency number is .357


6 posted on 02/28/2014 10:04:55 AM PST by circlecity
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To: aimhigh

“Officers said they found shell casings from a gun outside her home.”

If there weren’t shots fired, they are probably unrelated.


7 posted on 02/28/2014 10:04:57 AM PST by lepton ("It is useless to attempt to reason a man out of a thing he was never reasoned into"--Jonathan Swift)
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To: aimhigh

Too bad she didn’t dial 1911 ... or something along that line ...


8 posted on 02/28/2014 10:06:24 AM PST by NorthMountain
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To: aimhigh

Another pro-2nd amendment piece, I would say.

We can’t always count on govt., can we.


9 posted on 02/28/2014 10:06:48 AM PST by Sun (Pray that God sends us good leaders. Please say a prayer now.)
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To: aimhigh

My 911 is a three button sequence on the GunVault next to my bed. It contains a Springfield 1911 loaded with 45 ACP Dynamic Research Technologies gut busting cartridges.

Also have a Ruger SR 1911 in a GunVault Speedvault right here bolted to my computer desk on my left, loaded similarly, and a ShotLock Shotgun Solo-Vault with a WWI Trench Shotgun Replica, 12 Gauge, IAC- Norinco on my right side.

The phone is for the police and coroner afterwards.


10 posted on 02/28/2014 10:09:19 AM PST by Gaffer (Comprehensive Immigration Reform is just another name for Comprehensive Capitulation)
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To: aimhigh

I was at CosCo once a few years ago — hot as could be out, in the 100s. DH and I were crossing the blazing parking lot when we heard a baby crying — INSIDE a LOCKED and closed up car.

Immediately got out my cell phone and called 911 — repeatedly!! Never got through.. I told DH to go and get one of his tools from the truck because we were going to break the window open — as I kept trying to get through to 911 (I never did). By that time I was screaming for someone to call— the baby was in distress. DH came running back with a massive wrench at the same time a frantic mother ran over, jumped in and drove off — with me screaming at her. I didn’t even get the license number I was SO upset. Later the manager ran out but I hadn’t even gotten the make of the car let alone the plate numbers.

Later, when we were shopping, the cops showed up and immediately wanted to talk to me but I couldn’t tell them much — only that I had repeatedly tried to call 911 and NEVER GOT THROUGH.

We changed phone companies immediately — to one that connects instantly to 911 - there’s even a button for that right on the phone.


11 posted on 02/28/2014 10:11:03 AM PST by Bon of Babble (Don't want to brag...but I can still fit into the earrings I wore in high school!!)
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To: Bon of Babble
We changed phone companies immediately — to one that connects instantly to 911

Interesting. So you're saying that the fault here was with your phone company, and not with the 911 call center?

And if you don't mind me asking, who was your old phone company, and who did you change to?

12 posted on 02/28/2014 10:23:03 AM PST by Leaning Right (Why am I holding this lantern? I am looking for the next Reagan.)
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To: aimhigh

When seconds count, the police are minutes away.


13 posted on 02/28/2014 10:25:15 AM PST by Veggie Todd (The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. TJ)
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To: aimhigh

Dial 911 for carcass removal.


14 posted on 02/28/2014 10:25:59 AM PST by Beagle8U (Unions are an Affirmative Action program for Slackers! .)
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To: aimhigh
When seconds count the Police are just minutes away. . . .
She only needs a 12 GA. No aiming required. Just point in the general direction. Pull trigger. Then the cops will be there real soon, yes even in Ellenwood! ! ! ! ! ! 1
15 posted on 02/28/2014 10:27:10 AM PST by DeaconRed (Back to basics FUBO FUJB FUHRC! ! ! !)
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16 posted on 02/28/2014 10:32:25 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: aimhigh

Took me a whole minute to get a dispatcher when my sister had a seizure once.

This was the time when the city council was voting to give the exiting city manager a half-million gift of tax dollars


17 posted on 02/28/2014 10:38:52 AM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: aimhigh

1911 is much more reliable than 911, and 1911 responds much more quickly.


18 posted on 02/28/2014 10:39:15 AM PST by Pollster1 ("Shall not be infringed" is unambiguous.)
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To: Leaning Right

The telephone network prioritizes calls. Land lines get the highest priority, followed by cell phones. Once during Hurricane Katrina, I couldn’t get through to my family in Baton Rouge, calling from PA on my cell. I had no land line, but walked to my neighbor to borrow his land line, and got through to my mother.


19 posted on 02/28/2014 11:08:52 AM PST by sportutegrl
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To: aimhigh

All it takes to jam a 911 center is a MVA on a nearby highway or interstate inside that 911 centers coverage area. Everyone who has a cellphone seeing it will call 911. When you need 911 and they don’t answer do not hang up. Most agencies have a mandatory response policy to a land line phone and will lock a cell phone as well.


20 posted on 02/28/2014 11:19:19 AM PST by cva66snipe ((Two Choices left for U.S. One Nation Under GOD or One Nation Under Judgment? Which one say ye?))
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To: Gaffer

Suggest calling 911 WHILE you are involved if at all possible.

Remember to shout things like: “Drop the gun” “Get away from me” or whatever will record YOUR version of events.


21 posted on 02/28/2014 11:20:22 AM PST by NY.SS-Bar9 (Those that vote for a living outnumber those that work for one.)
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To: cva66snipe

When we call 911 Mr. Ruger and Mr Sprinfield Armory will already be on scene. :-)


22 posted on 02/28/2014 12:01:47 PM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Georgia Girl 2
When we call 911 Mr. Ruger and Mr Sprinfield Armory will already be on scene. :-)

Similar recommendation by stretched too thin deputies in my neck of the woods.

23 posted on 02/28/2014 12:11:49 PM PST by cva66snipe ((Two Choices left for U.S. One Nation Under GOD or One Nation Under Judgment? Which one say ye?))
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To: aimhigh

Legal precedent declares the cops are under zero obligation to respond to you and your calls for help. Period. Castle Rock vs. Gonzalez, etc.


24 posted on 02/28/2014 12:24:40 PM PST by afsnco
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To: Veggie Todd
When seconds count, the police are minutes away not coming.

There. Fixed it.

25 posted on 02/28/2014 12:32:21 PM PST by Dr. Thorne ("How long, O Lord, holy and true?" - Rev. 6:10)
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To: Dr. Thorne

Those MRAP donated trucks are slow and ill-handling too...


26 posted on 02/28/2014 12:34:28 PM PST by nascarnation (I'm hiring Jack Palladino to investigate Baraq's golf scores.)
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To: NY.SS-Bar9

You are correct. “ I am in mortal fear for my life!!!!”


27 posted on 02/28/2014 12:43:56 PM PST by Gaffer (Comprehensive Immigration Reform is just another name for Comprehensive Capitulation)
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To: aimhigh

Women must educate other women. They cannot hope that someone will protect them, and certainly not the police. They must, must, must be able to defend themselves.

This woman is correct. By the time the police arrived she could have been dead.


28 posted on 02/28/2014 1:10:12 PM PST by yefragetuwrabrumuy (WoT News: Rantburg.com)
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