Graveyard Shift

Real Dispatchers Share Nightmare Calls They'll Never Forget

Answering calls all day might seem like a boring job, but when you're working as a 911 operator or another type of dispatcher, you're bound to have some of the scariest and most unsettling conversations. This collection features stories from real life 911 and emergency dispatchers who shared their personal accounts of nightmare calls on Reddit.

Compiled are the most disturbing and frightening calls operators and dispatchers have received on the job. And it's clear from every story that working dispatch and helping people in life-threatening situations is one of the toughest jobs.