A popular meme on social media instructs 911 callers to ask for a “pepperoni pizza” if they can’t talk safely to dispatchers, but police across the United States say there’s no such secret code and warn that it could confuse dispatchers.
A popular meme on social media instructs 911 callers to ask for a “pepperoni pizza” if they can’t talk safely to dispatchers, but police across the United States say there’s no such secret code and warn that it could confuse dispatchers. Associated Press file photo
A popular meme on social media instructs 911 callers to ask for a “pepperoni pizza” if they can’t talk safely to dispatchers, but police across the United States say there’s no such secret code and warn that it could confuse dispatchers. Associated Press file photo

Ordering a ‘pepperoni pizza’ on 911 isn’t a secret code, police say, despite meme

March 25, 2018 01:56 PM