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Sacked... for laughing at my 999 caller's joke
AN EMERGENCY call handler has been sacked for laughing at a 999 caller's joke.
Sue Heeney, 38, said she laughed at the joke from nervous caller Paul Turner to help him relax.
Mr Turner later described her as professional and calm.
But Sue's employers, Essex Police, failed to see the funny side and suspended the Marks Tey resident on full pay in December last year before she was sacked for gross misconduct in August.
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