Owner Tells 9-1-1 to Send Anyone But Police, “We Don’t Allow Police” (1 Viewer) News & Blogs 


Chasing the Darkness
Jan 4, 2009
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Montreal, Canada
John Langley At it again...

“OK, well, if the police try and come in here,” Langley replied, “There’s gonna be another problem.”

May 18, 2014


Self-proclaimed ‘homeless advocate’ and ‘anarchist’ John Langley had a problem in his place of business Thursday afternoon.

A man had gone into the bathroom of his restaurant, Red & Black Cafe, and overdosed on heroin.

Langley wanted to get help for the man, so he dialed 9-1-1. ”We don’t allow police in here so we can totally accommodate the fire department and other emergency personnel,” Langley told a 911 dispatcher, “Not police, though.”

“I’m required to send everybody,” the dispatcher said.

“OK, well, if the police try and come in here,” Langley replied, “There’s gonna be another problem.”

Langley said that the paramedics arrived and quickly went in to treat the man. The man was hospitalized and released later, with no charges filed.

Had the police actually gone inside we could have witnessed an entirely different scenario.

If you are in the Portland area, go show John Langley some love and buy a cup of coffee from him; unless you are a police officer that is, as Langley made headlines back in 2010 for asking an officer to leave after he bought a cup of coffee.

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Apr 24, 2014
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portlan oregon
See... smart. Good pointer buddy.
In theory. Being straight forward with Paramedics is always best. If you tell them it's a heart attack they are gonna run into the situation prepared to deal with that, instead of having the epy pen ready right there. Kinda crucial in a split second to save a life properly. Plus it would probably piss em off if you told them one thing then another when they showed up cause that when caops will get called.


Dec 21, 2007
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Steubenville, United States
I don't know about Oregon, but in Ohio you can get Narcan (temporary treatment for overdoses) over the counter now without a prescription. You squirt this stuff up the patients nose, and the should come back in a couple seconds.
If they don't, you give them the other dose. They still need immediate follow up (like an ambulance)or they'll sink back in a short time. Took a workshop on this stuff in May. Maybe we should all carry this stuff.

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