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Dear cell phone users of Barrie, please cut it out

The pocket dialling situation in this city needs to be addressed
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NEWS RELEASE

BARRIE POLICE SERVICE

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Over the past 24 hours, the Barrie Police have received 21 calls from the 911 Service. 

These calls have been unintentional or pocket dial 911 calls.

We would like to remind people to be mindful when using their cell phones and they way they are stored when not in use.

We are sure that our goal is the same as yours - to keep 911 lines and operators available for those who are in need of assistance.

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