University of Wisconsin student Brittany Zimmermann called 911 shortly before she was killed, but a dispatcher hung up on her, didn't call her back and never sent police. Officials are refusing the release the contents of the call, but Madison police say the operator should have taken it seriously. However, a spokesman for the 911 agency told the Associated Press he doesn't think "there's anything to apologize for at this time."
Frightening events create openings for attacks on civil liberties.
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