Sandy Hook 911 Calls - Transcript and AudioSubmitted by zooamerica on Sun, 12/08/2013 - 12:29
The following is a transcript of the LANDLINE calls made from Sandy Hook Elementary School on Dec. 14 to the Newtown Police Department.
CALL 5, 9:40:02 a.m., 5 minutes & 22 seconds
OPERATOR NEWTOWN: Newtown 911? What's the address of the emergency?
OPERATOR STATE POLICE: This is the state police. I got a victim of the shooter here.
OPERATOR NEWTOWN: Yup.
OPERATOR STATE POLICE: She's been shot once in the foot.
OPERATOR NEWTOWN: She's been shot once in the foot?
OPERATOR STATE POLICE: She's in playground -- playground -- Room number 1.
OPERATOR NEWTOWN: Room Number 1?
OPERATOR STATE POLICE: Yep.
OPERATOR NEWTOWN: One shot in room number one.
OPERATOR STATE POLICE: How close are you guys to arriving on scene?
OPERATOR NEWTOWN: What?
OPERATOR STATE POLICE: How close are you guys to . . .?
OPERATOR NEWTOWN: A female shot, uh, in the foot. You got a female party shot in the foot.
OPERATOR STATE POLICE: Yep. She's been uh . . .
OPERATOR NEWTOWN: Advise ambulance.
CALLER: Right by the playground, room number one.
OPERATOR: Oh, I know that.
OPERATOR: O.K. Where are, where are you, are you O.K. right now?
OPERATOR: O.K. Where, where, where's Room 1 in the school?
CALLER: Facing the playground.
OPERATOR: Where are you?
CALLER: Facing the playground.
OPERATOR: On the playground?
CALLER: Facing toward -- facing toward the playground.
OPERATOR: OK. Are you safe right now?
CALLER: I think so. My classroom door is not locked.
OPERATOR: OK. Is there anybody that can lock the classroom door with out -- being safe?
OPERATOR: Is it safe to do so? O.K.
OPERATOR: All right, just try stay where you are. O.K.
CALLER: Yes. There's children in this room, too.
OPERATOR: O.K., try to apply pressure, O.K.
OPERATOR: We have people coming, O.K.?
OPERATOR: All right.
OPERATOR: Is there any other teacher with you in there or is just students?
CALLER: No, there's two other adults in the room with me.
OPERATOR: O.K. All right. Are they right next to you? Where are they in the room?
CALLER: No, they're over on the other side of the bookshelf.
OPERATOR: O.K. All right. Are you O.K. right now?
CALLER: For now, hopefully.
OPERATOR: O.K. All right. Just keep an eye on it; try to keep pressure on it. O.K? We have people heading out there. O.K. Bye-bye.
OPERATOR: Hi, Rick, are you still with me?
OPERATOR: All right. What do you see now?
CALLER: I'm standing in the corridor, just watching the corridor.
OPERATOR: All right, you're watching your corridor.
OPERATOR: O.K. Um -
CALL 7, 9:43:55 a.m., Rick Thorne, 4 minutes & 10 seconds
OPERATOR: We've got a shooting at Sandy Hook School. You are going to have to talk to the first selectman. I've already talked to Janet Robinson and...
OPERATOR: Newtown police, OPERATOR Nute. Yeah, very. At this point, I would maintain your post at your school. All right, thank you.
NEWTOWN POLICE: Myself and 92 have checked the perimeter of the school. There's a party in custody. 49-01 continuing to check.
OPERATOR: All right. Do you hear any police officers at this time, Rick?
CALLER: I'm hearing talking. I'm not seeing anybody but I'm hearing talking.
CALLER: Like I said, I'm standing in the middle of this corridor.
Full audio at https://soundcloud.com/new-haven-register
-------------- The entire transcript is linked above.
Only 7 calls, all made from a landline? It sounded like a lot more than just 7 calls coming in to the police station.
Not a single person in the school dialed 911 with their cellphone?