In the audio tape below, a 911 operator in Memphis is recorded snoring as a terrified caller tries to get help as a stranger is breaking into her home. “Lisa” was shocked when the line went quiet and then she heard snoring — not exactly a comforting response in an imminent attack situation.
On the tape, Lisa desperately seeks help after she was robbed at gunpoint that night and now heard someone trying to break in.
“I just heard tapping on my window, I need somebody over here,” Lisa says.
What follows is one minute of silence followed by snoring.
She then asks “Are you there? (silence)
Dispatcher: “Yes, ma’am, what is the um, what’s your address?”
For the tape, click here