Tuesday, March 6, 11:40 AM
Dispatcher: There’s a red truck with Elston Block Company on the side dropping large rocks from the rear of it. If you see anything, could you give us a code?
1434: Sure will. Isn’t Bush supposed to be in town?
Tuesday, March 6, 12:40 PM
Dispatcher: 1431, I got some loud music on Hoyne Street.
1431: What is it, 20– or ‘– Hoyne?
Dispatcher: You got it, you know your beat.
1431: I’m over there all the time.
Dispatcher: They’ll keep you busy there. What, that’s one block and it takes care of 10 percent of the crime?
Wednesday, March 7, 12:05 AM
1111: Dave, could you swing by “Pitchareye”?
1171: “Pitchareye”? What’s that?
Unidentified Caller: Pizza.
1111: Home Run Inn.
1171: Ten-four, Rick.
Unidentified Caller: Duh.
Wednesday, March 7, 12:30 AM
Dispatcher: Got a person with a gun, South Pulaski. Male black, sounds like he’s in his 50s, states that his life is in danger, he’s gonna pop his gun off. Sounds like Mr. T.
Unidentified Caller: Sounds like a 19-Paul.
Dispatcher: Yeah, well, T was at Lake and Pulaski earlier.
Unidentified Caller #2: Sounds like he needs to go to jail.
Dispatcher: Murph, you gonna look at that or no?
1130: 1130, I’m lookin’ at him, about a block away if there’s a squad there before me.
1130: South Pulaski?
1130: Yeah, we’re gonna give it to 1123, they’re gonna take T in for phone calls again.
Unidentified Caller #3: About time.
Thursday, March 8, 12:20 AM
Dispatcher: OK, this is a disturbance at 68– on Sheridan. Apartment on the fourth floor, ring bell. Apparently the man is still making noise by clapping his hands very loudly. Anonymous caller.
2431: Ten-four, on the way.
Unidentified Caller: “The Clapper.”