911 Dispatchers Bombarded By 'Butt Dials' (VIDEO)

By Rachelle Spence - 21Alive

August 7, 2014 Updated Aug 7, 2014 at 5:13 PM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (21Alive) -- Call it a butt dial, a pocket, dial, or just a miss dial...regardless, Allen County 911 dispatchers say they're getting a lot of them.

More than 1,500 each month, to be exact.

"We send an officer every time. Just because we think it sounds like a pocket dial, doesn't mean that's truly the case," says dispatcher, Michelle Pongratz.

Click the video link above for the full story.




What are your thoughts CLICK HERE to leave us a "QUESTION OF THE DAY” comment.

Want to be in the know for the next weather event, the next school closing or the next big breaking news story?

TextCaster alerts from 21Alive.com are your defining source for instant information delivered right to your cell phone and email. It's free, easy and instant. Sign-Up Now!

Powered by Summit City Chevrolet



© Copyright 2014, A Granite Broadcasting Station. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

To submit a comment on this article, your email address is required. We respect your privacy and your email will not be visible to others nor will it be added to any email lists.