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Old 10-26-2006, 07:16 PM   #1
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*77 did you know about this

I knew about the red light on cars, but not the *77. It was about 1:00 p.m. in the afternoon, and Lauren was driving to visit a friend. An UNMARKED police car pulled up behind her and put his lights on. *Lauren's parents have always told them never to pull over for an unmarked car on the side of the road, but rather to wait until they get to a gas station, etc. *

Lauren had actually listened to her parents advice, and promptly called *77 on her cell phone to tell the police dispatcher that she would not pull over right away. She proceeded to tell the dispatcher that there was an unmarked police car with a flashing red light on his rooftop behind her.

The dispatcher checked to see if there were police cars where she was and there weren't, and he told her to keep driving, remain calm and that he had back up already on the way.
Ten minutes later 4 cop cars surrounded her and the unmarked car behind her. One policeman went to her side and the others surrounded the car behind. They pulled the guy from the car and tackled him to the ground. The man was a convicted rapist and wanted for other crimes.

I never knew about the *77 Cell Phone Feature, but especially for a woman alone in a car, you should not pull over for an unmarked car. Apparently police have to respect your right to kee p going to a safe & quiet; place. You obviously need to make some signals that you acknowledge them (i.e. put on your hazard lights) or call *77 like Lauren did.

Too bad the cell phone companies don't generally give you this little bit of wonderful information.

*Speaking to a service representative at **Bell** Mobility confirmed that *77 was a direct link to state trooper info. So, now it's your turn to let your friends know about *77.

Send this to every woman (and person) you know; it may save a life.
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Old 10-26-2006, 08:31 PM   #2
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That's good to know.

On a side note, I've been noticing a bunch of state troopers running around in unmarked cars lately. So far I've seen them in civilian equiped crown vics and intrepids.
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Old 10-26-2006, 08:41 PM   #3
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that's pretty wild, i've never heard of this!! seems like they would want you to know..
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Old 10-26-2006, 10:18 PM   #5
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their are alot of unmarked highway patrol tahoes around here and the OKC area with really dark tinted windows.
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Maybe that is why his hair fail out.

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