cell Samaritan

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A person who calls the public emergency number—e.g., 911 (US), 999 (UK), etc.—on a cell/mobile phone to report a public safety occurrence without physically contributing any useful aid to resolving the problem
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cell Samaritan

Medtalk A person who calls 911 on a cell phone to report a public safety occurrence without physically contributing any useful aid to the resolution of the problem; CSs assuage their consciences by doing something without effort or involvement or direct assistance
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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In its capacity as a Presenting Partner of the Torino 2006 Olympic Torch Relay, the company has announced the scheme to reward "Cell Phone Samaritans".
According to the company, 'Cell Phone Samaritans' are those people who have helped others using cellular phone technology in an emergency situation, showing a gesture of kindness and compassion towards another person.