Because the police will shoot them?
Most Helpful Girl
I would call the police. I have called the police before when a drunk person was harassing me and saying lewd things to me. I didn't think the cops were going to beat me up or turn it on me. And turns out they didn't, he was taken to jail.
I don't know everyone's experiences though. So, I'm not going to say that all cops show up as knights in shining armor. But my experience was perfectly swell.0
Most Helpful Guy
Depends on where you live. Where I live at now, they call the police if a cat is going around hissing at people (no lie, I heard a lady calling the cops about an aggressive cat I laughed at her).
Where I used to live, we only call the police if there's someone busting into peoples homes and shooting them. We don't call police for gang shootings (don't want them to find out who called), fights, vandalism. Arson on someones home we SOMETIMES call about, if it's at least spreading. This is in minneapolis.
In chicago, police are almost never called where I used to live. Doesn't matter what's going on and why, we don't call them.0