Told to clean her room, nine-year-old girl instead calls 911 on her parents

Told to clean her room, nine-year-old girl instead calls 911 on her parents

[Ed. – Not the most frivolous 911 call received. Candidates include the Montana woman who called to complain about the bad meth she had just bought.]

An incident that occurred over the weekend has prompted Ontario Provincial Police to issue a reminder to parents and caregivers to talk to children about making 911 calls.

The OPP’s Norfolk detachment says that on Saturday officers responding to a 911 call rushed off to a residence in Simcoe, Ont.

But when they got there they found that a nine-year-old girl had dialed 911 because she was upset that a parent had asked her to clean up her room.

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The message police want to get out to kids, and some adults too, is that 911 should only be used in emergency cases.

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