Calls for a police response are prioritized by two categories — Emergency and Non-Emergency. The following story is definitely a non-emergency call. This would have been at the bottom of my priority list and do you know when I would have responded to this call? The answer is: Never.
One of the officers said police had received a call that marijuana could be smelled in the hospital room in Bolivar, in western Missouri — where the substance is illegal, though medical marijuana will soon be available in the state. Sousley, who said he has Stage 4 pancreatic cancer, told the officers that he had taken THC oil pills in the parking lot of Citizens Memorial Hospital but that he did not have marijuana and he did not want them going through his things.