A recent meme has been circulating around the internet saying that if you call 9-1-1 and are in danger and if the person who is threatening you is listening, you should order a pepperoni pizza when the dispatcher answers.

Police are now saying that is False. Several police departments have responded to the meme saying that ordering pizza will only confuse the dispatcher and will not get you the help you are seeking.


The rumor about ordering pizza started back in 2014 where someone who asked for pizza and was helped according to Snopes.com.