Caller: I’m applying for a permit for my alarm system and on the form it asks for a permit#, but I don’t have one yet.
Me: Right, you are applying for one. Once it’s been assigned, that section will be filled out by the police department.
Caller: But I don’t have a permit # yet.
Me: Just enter D-U-M-B-A-S-S-0000000001 then, please.
*Actual caller handled by me while working for an answering service. Names & Identifying information have been changed. Bolded text is what I DESIRED to say…*
© 2010 by What I Desired to Say….
- Theft: How to File a Police Report (socyberty.com)