...you witnessed a person getting ran over on the highway? I had a co-worker who said he saw a man get hit on the freeway when he was heading home from work. I told him he should have called 911.
Calling the cops would be a no-brainer. Not to mention, an ambulance.
I think it would be wrong, but I'm not sure if the police would do anything about it. My boyfriend and I recently called the police when we saw a man holding a gun to another man's head in a car heading down the off-ramp beside us on the freeway in Oakland. The dispatcher asked if I had the license plate, which I couldn't see because of the angle and because the car was on the other side of a landscaped median. We knew the make, model, and approximate year of the car, described the driver and gunman, and told him the name/number of the exit. He sighed, and repeated "what is the license plate number." We repeated we didn't have it, he said "thanks" and hung up on us.
I wouldn't change what I did, but if I went through that experience on a regular basis I doubt I'd continue calling the police.
by G. Diane Nelson Trotter 7 months ago
There are quite a few stories in the news about police being called on others for interesting reasons.1. Yale student called police on a student who was sleeping in the common area.2. Same Yale student called police on another student several months ago because another student was...
by Brian 8 years ago
Is anyone else tired of the police doing whatever they want while they are operating a vehicle, while they pull people over for the most tiny break of a law?I was once pulled over by a cop, and I could not figure out what I did wrong. Well, it turns out that the tiny light over my license plate was...
by glmclendon 6 years ago
Someone is breaking into the house next door; do you say something to them or just call the cops?
by Jimbo'daNimbo 6 years ago
Should there not be some sort of action by our justice department against the New Black Panthers and Spike Lee for fomenting vigilante justice? This is a crime after all to conspire someones death.I agree action is slow on the other side of this issue but this sort of response is reprehensible.
by SpanStar 7 years ago
Bring your younger, bring your year-old and we will kill them! Cops shoot 15-year-old in Brownsville, Texas. http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/45870968/ns … nd_courts/Apparently the 15-year-old brother pellet gun to school and punched a student in the nose. It was reported that when...
by L.A. Walsh 9 years ago
Calling the police on your loud, violent neighbors. When to call? Pros and cons of calling.
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