A Houston 911 operator has been sentenced to 10 days in jail, community service and 18-months probation after she hung up on thousands of callers because she “didn’t feel like talking.”
ABC 13 reports:
According to authorities, 44-year-old Crenshanda Williams systematically hung up on citizens trying to report emergencies.
A jury found her guilty of interference with emergency telephone calls.
“The citizens of Harris County rely on 911 operators to dispatch help in their time of need,” Assistant District Attorney Lauren Reeder said in a statement. “When a public servant betrays the community’s trust and breaks the law, we have a responsibility to hold them criminally accountable.”
In 2016, Jim Moten said he called 911 after witnessing two vehicles speeding down Highway 45 and seconds into his call, it dropped, or so he thought.
“Come to find out I was hung up on,” he said.
Court documents said Williams was the 911 operator that took Moten’s call. The documents said before he could finish explaining she hung up and said, “Ain’t nobody got time for this. For real.”
If you ask me, sis got on with a slap on the wrist. How could she be so callous while in the position of assisting people in their time of crisis?!
Throw the whole operator away.