Tag Archive: 911 Calls

Visitors Stuck Inside World’s Largest Corn Maze Calling 911 For Help





” What’s supposed to be fall fun has some people turning to law enforcement for help. Several visitors to the world’s largest corn maze at Cool Patch Pumpkins in Dixon are calling 911 when they find they can’t get out.

  The maze seems easy to maneuver through when you first get in, but once inside this massive, 63-acre corn creation, it’s pretty tough to get out.”



Cool Patch Corn Maze




“ When it’s dark, all you see is corn,” said Matt Cooley, owner of the maze.

  A cornfield can be a field of dreams or your worst nightmare if you get lost and can’t find your way out.”


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Bloomberg Administration To Change The Way The City Calculates 911 Response Times


” The Bloomberg administration will announce today it is going to change the way it calculates response times to emergency 911 calls, The Post has learned.

Sources said Deputy Mayor Cas Holloway will tell a City Council hearing that the calls are going to be measured from the moment they are placed — not from when dispatchers send help.

The change had been demanded by the Uniformed Firefighters Association, which has been hammering the administration for allegedly fudging the numbers since 2009, when the NYPD took over all emergency-call functions.

Before then, fire calls were handled by both the FDNY and the NYPD.

“This is something we want and the public wants. It gives a complete time of the response to a 911 call for the first time ever,” an administration source told The Post.”



     Let us get this straight . For years now the city’s 911 response time has been calculated from the moment a unit has been dispatched and not when the citizen placed the call for help ? That’s effed up . Talk about CYA . Is it any wonder no one has any faith in government or the statistical hogwash it presents to bolster it’s alleged effectiveness ?

   Two cliches immediately spring to mind : ” Dial 911 and die” and ” When seconds count , the police are minutes away” But New Yorkers are not competent enough to own a gun . Go figure …












” Jill Kelley, the Tampa socialite caught up in the David Petraeus scandal, sent an email to Mayor Bob Buckhorn scolding the police for releasing to the media phone calls that included her phone number and address.

The email, one of several between Kelley and Buckhorn since 2011, was made available by the mayor’s office Friday. The email was sent Wednesday, a day after Kelley emailed the mayor seeking help with media staking out her Bayshore Boulevard home.

In the latter email, Kelley said “my family has been put through the ringer, and my kids are scared. … And to put insult to injury, your police dept gave the local 911 tapes to the press!”