Caller: I need help
Police: What’s your address?
Police: Is that a house or an apartment?
Caller: an apartment
Police: (incredulous after all these years) is there an apartment number?
Caller: number 8
This exchange happens at least dozen times a day, every day and it drives me crazy.
The hint is when I ask you if you are in a house or an apartment.
You’re supposed to say, “oh yes. I’m sorry. I should have mentioned I am in
Your apartment number is
part of your address.
Tack this up next to your phone if you need the reminder.
Oh and these are just regular ol' business line calls, not 911.