This woman saved her life by dialing 911 and masking it as a pizza order
911 emergency numbers has saved multiple lives over the years. It has also helped avert many disasters at homes all across the country.
But despite being so adept at helping people, it takes presence of mind from people in trouble to call the number. Not everyone in trouble has direct access to a phone or a cell phone or is allowed to use one. But this lady brilliantly used her wit and presence of mind to mask a 911 call as something else and was able to save herself and her family from a case of domestic abuse.
Here is the whole story and the very happy end.
1 What is the 911 emergency numbers?
911 is an emergency number in the North American Numbering Plan (NANP). The number is intended to be used in emergency situations only and using the number for anything other than emergency is a crime.
Any one calling 911 from any phone will be connected to an emergency dispatch centers called the Public-Safety Answering Point (PSAP), by the telecom industry—which can send emergency responders to the caller’s location in an emergency.
Success of most of the emergency calls depends on the caller and the emergency personal that takes the call. Most of emergency personal are trained to answer and respond to any kind of calls that come through the line. It requires quick thinking and patience at the same time for some truly odd calls, where callers cannot disclose details in a direct way.