Watch Rock County Authorities Bust a Move to Highlight a “Problem”
You might not ever give it a thought, but people hanging up after accidentally dialing 9-1-1 is a problem. It happens after an inadvertent "butt-dial," or just a simple mis-dial, but law enforcement still has to check out the call, wasting time and valuable resources. Public service announcements advising people to stay on the line haven't solved the problem, so authorities in nearby Rock County, Wisconsin, have taken matters into their own...uh, feet.
In 2015, Rock County law enforcement had to log over 2,000 hours running down what are being called "abandoned" 9-1-1 calls. They have to make sure that those hang-ups are not actual emergencies that require their attention. So, a very entertaining consortium of dispatchers, cops, firefighters, EMTs, and other Rock County responders (along with some cute kids) decided to put their message to music, and bust a move or two at the same time.
So, without further ado, I give you Rock County, Wisconsin's "Lip Dubbers," reworking Arianna Grande and Iggy Azalea's hit "Problem:"