'Help,' I am being attacked!
This message was picked up by the 39-year-old woman police inspector Kim Sang-hee at 2:49 a.m., June 29.
The woman in her 20s reportedly said he was going to take her to her home but headed for some kind of a hotel, the location of which she did not know.
The inspector sensed the urgency in the caller’s voice and tried to calm her down, saying that “police will be there shortly. Please be patient.”
She proceeded to track down the location of the mobile phone of the caller by using the global positioning system (GPS) and determined that she was in a hotel in Seocho-dong, southern Seoul. It took a total of three minutes and 20 seconds to arrest the culprit.
Up until the middle of October, Inspector Kim dealt with 23,475 calls of through 112 emergency calls at the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency, ranking her top among the 126 staff members in charge of handling 112 reports.
It is more than double the average of 10,900 cases. She also contributed to arrest of 402 suspected sex offenders and other criminals.