While most people have a good grasp on what constitues an emergency 911 call, it appears others are still struggling with the concept.
Peel Police took to Twitter earlier today to remind residents that, no, you shouldn’t call 911 on ice creams trucks.
“It’s hot outside which means the ice cream trucks will probably be out,” police said.
“If the ice cream truck stops in front of your house and is there for a bit due to all the children, it’s still not a reason to call 911 to complain.”
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While we can only imagine how many 911 calls were made to prompt this reminder from police, users on Twitter were pretty amused by the idea.
Are you serious. Using 911 because a ice cream truck is in front of your house. Our neighborhood is dying for a ice cream truck to pass by. This is not a 911 call. 911 is for emergencies. Not ice cream trucks
— Mary Jaslowski (@MaryJaslowski) July 21, 2019
WOWWWW LMAOOO PEOPLE ARE COMPLAINING ABT THE ICE CREAM TRUCK?! LOLLLLLL pic.twitter.com/QNy2JT95iy
— Sw!sh!zzle (@Swishkins) July 21, 2019
Residents who still have a complaint about ice cream trucks are asked to redirect it to Peel Region’s quick contact number, 311.