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Monday, October 16, 11:40 PM

Dispatcher: How about a domestic? North Hamlin--actually, I think that might be a dupe. Hang on.

1147: Well, if I have a choice, then I'll say no. Thank you.

Dispatcher: You really don't have a choice, because most of the jobs wouldn't get done.

1147: You're right.

Wednesday, October 18, 12:25 AM

Radio: Bzzzz. Bzzzzzz. Bzzzzzzzzzzzzz.

Unidentified Caller Number one: Are they ever gonna fix that?

Radio: Bzzzzzzzzz. Bzzz. Bzzzz. Bzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz.

Unidentified Caller number one: Workin' on that thing?

Dispatcher: I just notified the supervisor we need the radio techs up here.

Unidentified Caller number one: Been happening for three weeks, they haven't fixed it yet.

Unidentified Caller number two: Maybe it's happening from out there.

Unidentified Caller number one: What?

Unidentified Caller number two: Could be happening from out there.

Unidentified Caller number one: Not from here. It's from what they're doing over there.

Radio: Bzzzzbzzzzz. Bzzzzzzzzzzz.

Thursday, October 19, 1:30 PM

Dispatcher: 42, you're clear now. You like to let 40 know anything? Did you see him?

2342: Yeah, I seen him.

Dispatcher: Just as long as you talked to him and did what you could do.

2307: 2307, mobile with 2340...

2340: 40.

2307: That guy is a constant complainer about the dogs off of leashes over there. I talk to him on a weekly basis. Just keep that in mind, just a chronic complainer.

2340: OK, thank you...2342?

2342: Yeah, I told the people to put the dog on a leash, and they did, so I don't know what more this guy wants.

2340: Is he still at the beach house?

2342: He's ridin' around on a ten-speed with, like, red shorts and some goofy-lookin' hat. Don't worry, he'll find you.

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