More "the government will protect you" reports
In Michigan, suit is filed over a 911 operator's treating a child's report as a prank, and the article mentions another suit where a woman, seriously injured by a gunshot, had the dispatcher treat her as a nut case. In the first case, a woman had collapsed of an apparent heart attack, and the dispatcher told her son "Now put her on the phone before I send the police out there to knock on the door and you gonna be in trouble."
In Chatanooga, US Today reports thousands of 911 calls a month go unanswered.
Another suit in Canada cites a woman who bled to death during a 31 minute delay in response to a stabbing.
And a girl discovers to her dismay that not all cell phone services support 911 calls.