It happened again! Someone called someone else who called someone else, who called 9-1-1! SMH
An armed robber walked up to a food stand, brandished a firearm, and demanded cash. The clerk didn’t understand English, and the bad guy ran off. Rather than call 9-1-1, she called her boss, who called someone else, who called the police!
While all this was going on, an armed suspect was making his get-away, and since nobody bothered to tell anyone the description of the robber, we have no way to spot him while units are enroute.
RULE #1 – Call 9-1-1 first! It doesn’t matter what language you speak, we can get a translator on the line quicker than you can call someone else, tell them what happened, and then have them call.