Sunday, April 7, 11:15 PM

2563: Need Canine. Tell ’em to search for a pistol.

Dispatcher: I’m sorry, I thought you said a cage car. We’ll get you a canine.

Unidentified Caller: Hey squad, me and my partner often play dog and master.

Unidentified Caller #2: Who barks?

Sunday, April 7, 11:30 PM

1562-C: 1562-Charlie for the emergency!

Dispatcher: ’62-Charlie go ahead.

1562-C: Get me a couple of cars over here, make it 4— on Washington. We got shots fired!

Dispatcher: Shots fired 4— Washington, need some cars over there. 1512?

1512: On the way.

Dispatcher: 1522?

1522: We’re rollin’.

Dispatcher: OK, 1522, we got ya.

1551: ’51, we’re here right now.

Dispatcher: ’51, you’re there, ten-four.

1562-C: Slow it down, it was just a dog. Just a shot at a dog, no big deal. Don’t get anybody hurt comin’ through here.

Dispatcher: OK, anybody going over there to Washington, you can slow it down now. 1562-Charlie has given a slowdown. Charlie, did you shoot at the dog, or somebody else shot at a dog?

1562-C: It was us. Disregard, don’t nobody get hurt, there’s nothin’ goin’ on.

Tuesday, April 9, 1:20 PM

Dispatcher: Tell ’52 that temporary permit is expired, so Jorge M—— should have plates of his own now. And it’s an ’84 Buick LeSabre.

2310: Let me guess: does it expire in February?

Dispatcher: How’d you know? He admitted to it?

2310: No, he changed February to April!

Dispatcher: Now that would be a forger, that’s for sure.

2310: His calendar goes January, April, March.

Wednesday, April 10, 1:15 PM

Dispatcher: 2322, we have a disturbance at 4— N. Kenmore. The rear of the house under the el tracks, people are urinating and carrying on. No further information.

2322: Speeding to the scene.

Dispatcher: Ten-four.