9 roads that are a dispatcher's absolute worst nightmare
The job of a dispatcher is hard enough, but when you have roads in town with names like these, it can be an absolute nightmare
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The job of a dispatcher is hard enough, but when you have roads in town with names like these, it can be an absolute nightmare. If you're anywhere near these particular roads, please get yourself a block or two away before calling 911. It'll be a lot easier on everybody.
1) A Road – Oakville, Ontario
Officer: "Where's he at?"
Dispatch: "He's down A road."
Officer: "What road?"
Dispatch: "A road"
*Shout out to fan Sam James on that one.
2) Notta Road – Franklin, NC
Dispatch: "Your next right is Notta Road."
Officer: "Yes it is."
3) This and That Road – Weiser, ID
Dispatch: "Accident reported on This and That Road."
Officer: "Well, which one is it?"
4) This Street, That Street, The Other Street – Porters Lake, NS, Canada
Dispatch: "Take a left on This Street, not That Street. Suspect is on the corner of The Other Street."
5) This A-Way & That A-Way Avenue – Fair Haven, VT
Dispatch: "Take a right on This A-Way."
Officer: "Missed it. Can I take That A-Way?"
6) Somewhere Drive & Where Else Lane – Milwaukie, OR
Dispatch: "Suspect is reported to be on foot. Ran up Somewhere."
Officer: "Okay...where else should I look?"
Dispatch: "No, we already checked Where Else."
7) The Wrong Road – Weaverville, CA
Dispatch: The Wrong Road is where you want to be.
Officer: So, The Wrong Road is the right road?
8) Wong Way – San Jose, CA
Dispatch: "Stolen vehicle going up Wong Way."
Officer: "Is he going the wong diwection?"
9) Goa Way – Paradise, CA
Officer: "What street am I looking for?"
Dispatch: "Goa Way."
Officer: "Come on. Work with me here."