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An overflowing toilet does not warrant a 911 call, warn Edmonton city police as almost half of the calls coming into the emergency line are frivolous

Edmonton Police Service (EPS) says about 46.8 per cent of calls received by its emergency communications and operations management branch (ECOMB) between Jan. 1 and Sept. 1 were not transferred to police, fire or EMS because they were not emergency calls.

A total of 347,826 911 calls were made within that timeframe…