Listen to 911 Calls Gone Wrong

Listen to Darlene Dukes: This chilling mishandled 911 call cost an Atlanta woman her life.

Listen to Loyta Sloley: A woman’s father speaks to a 911 dispatcher about his daughter being held hostage. The dispatcher then speaks with the woman who is later murdered.

Listen to Robert Turner: This 5-year-old boy called 911 when his mother passed out but his call was considered a prank and she later died..

Listen to Jane Kowalski: This caller pulled up alongside Denise Amber Lee, who was kidnapped and crying out for help. Tragically, the 911 center never passed along Kowalski’s report. Lee was later found dead.

Plus: Read Michael Crowley’s story about America’s 911 crisis.

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