The 911 call to request paramedics to help Michael Jackson was placed at 12:21 PM, Thursday, June 25, 2009. But the call was delayed 30 minutes after Michael’s doctor discovered him unconscious. See Michael Jackson 911 Call Delayed 30 Minutes.
Michael’s security guard Tippy called 911 on behalf of Jackson.
The following is a transcript of the 911 call:
911 Operator: Fire and paramedics 33. What is the address of the emergency?
Caller: Yes sir, I need to…I, uh, I need an ambulance as soon as possible, sir.
911 Operator: OK, sir. What is your address?
Caller: It’s 100 North Carolwood Drive, Los Angeles, California, 90077.
911 Operator: You said Carolwood?
Caller: Carolwood Drive, yes.
911 Operator: OK, sir. What’s the phone number you’re calling from?
911 Operator: And what’s involved in exactly what happened?
Caller: Uh, sir, I have a…We have a…a gentleman here that needs help and he’s not breathing yet…He’s not breathing and we need him…we’re trying to pump him…but he’s not…he’s not…
Caller: He’s 50 years old, sir.
911 Operator: 50? OK, he’s not conscious. He’s not breathing?
Caller: Yes, He’s not breathing, sir.
911 Operator: Okay, and he’s not conscious either? He’s not…
Caller: No, he’s not conscious sir.
911 Operator: Okay…Alright. Do you have him…is he on the floor? Where’s he at right now?
Caller: He’s on the bed sir. He’s on the bed.
911 Operator: Okay, let’s get him on the floor.
911 Operator: Okay? let’s get him down to the floor. I’m going to help you with CPR right now, Okay?
Caller: We need him to get…
911 Operator: We’re already on the way. We’re on the way. I’m going to as much as I can to help you over the phone. We’re already on our way. Did anybody see him?
Caller: Yes, we have a personal doctor here with him, sir.
911 Operator: Oh, you have a doctor there?
Caller: Yes, but he’s not responding to anything. To no…no…He’s not responding to CPR or anything, sir.
911 Operator: Oh, OK, well, we’re on our way there. If your guy is doing CPR and you’re instructed by a doctor, he’s a higher authority than me. And he’s there on scene. Um, did anybody witness what happened?
Caller: Uh, no, just the doctor, sir. The doctor’s been the only one here.
911 Operator: OK, so did the doctor see what happened?
Caller: Uh, um, doctor, did you see what happened, sir?
(Voice spoken in the background sounds like the doctor responding “Just tell them to come,” but is technically unintelligible.)
Caller: Sir, uh, um, if you can please, uh, um…
911 Operator: We’re on our way. We’re on our way. I’m just passing these questions on to my paramedics while they’re on the way there, sir.
Caller: Thank you sir. He’s pumping…he’s pumping the chest but he’s not responding to anything, sir. Please.
911 Operator: OK, OK. We’re on our way. We’re less than a mile away and we’ll be there shortly.
Caller: Thank you, sir. Thank you.
911 Operator: Okay, sir. Call the fire (unintelligible) if you need any help.
Caller: Yes, sir.
1) “Transcript of 911 call in Michael Jackson death” Associated Press. 27 Jun 2009. 30 Jun 2009. http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5iLgucqhAxofFiNud8ibgAC8lyXQgD992K1L80
2) “Michael Jackson death was ‘foul play’ claims father Joe” Daily Mail Online. 28 Jun 2009. 30 Jun 2009. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1196158/Michael-Jackson-death-foul-play-claims-father-Joe.html