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10-0   Caution
10-1   Reception poor
10-2   Reception good
10-3   Stop transmitting
10-4   Message received, understood
10-5   Repay message
10-6   Change channel
10-7   Out of service
10-7A Out of service, home
10-7B Out of service, personal
10-7C Out of service (court)
10-8   In service
10-9   Repeat message
10-10   Off duty
10-10A Off duty, home
10-11  Identify frequency
10-12  Visitor(s) present
10-13  Weather and road advice
10-14  Citizen w/suspect
10-15  Prisoner in custody
10-15m Prisoner in custody (mental case)
10-16  Pick up prisoner
10-17  Request for gasoline
10-18  Equipment exchange
10-19  Return(ing) to station
10-20  Location
10-21  Telephone
10-21A Advise home I will return at:
10-21B Call your home
10-22  Disregard last assignment
10-23  Stand by
10-24  Request car-to-car transmit
10-25  Do you have contact with:
10-26  Clear
10-27  D.D.L. report
10-28  Registration request
10-29  Check for wants
10-29A Check wants, subject (PIN)
10-29C Check complete, subject (NCIC)
10-29F  Subject wanted, felony
10-29H  Hazard potential from subject
10-29M Subject wanted, Misdemeanor
10-29R Check wants and record, subject (PIN, CJIC)
10-29V  Vehicle wanted
10-30  Doesn't conform to regulations
10-31  Is lie detector available?
10-32  Drowning
10-33  Alarm sounding, audible 
10-34  Assist at office
10-35  Confidential information
10-36  Time check
10-37  Identify operator
10-38  Your destination
10-39  Can not come to the radio?
10-40  Is not available for phone call?
10-41  Call the station on alternate frequency
10-42  Check the welfare of/at:
10-43  Call a doctor
10-44  Station _________ is calling your residence
10-45  Condition of patient?
10-45A Good
10-45B Serious
10-45C Critical
10-45D Dead
10-46 Advise if ________ available at phone 
10-47 Officer ______ is available at _________ 
10-48 Not available for assignment/out for coffee or whatever
10-49  Proceed to:
10-50  Under influence of drugs
10-51  Drunk
10-52  Resuscitator
10-53  Man down
10-54  Possible dead body
10-55  Coroner case
10-56  Suicide
10-56A Suicide attempt
10-57  Missing person
10-59  Security check
10-60  Lock-out
10-61  Miscellaneous public service
10-62  Meet a citizen
10-62A Take a report from a citizen
10-62B Civilian standby
10-63  Prepare to copy
10-64  Found property
10-66  Suspicious person
10-67  Person calling for help
10-68  Telephone for police
10-70  Prowler
10-71  Shooting
10-72  Gun involved
10-73  How do you receive?
10-79  Bomb threat
10-80  Explosion
10-86  Any radio traffic?
10-88  Assume post
10-91  Animal
10-91A Animal, stray
10-91B Animal, noisy
10-91C Animal, injured
10-91D Animal, dead
10-91E Animal, bite
10-91G Animal, pickup
10-91J Animal, pickup collect
10-91L Animal, leash law violation
10-91V Animal, vicious
10-95  Need ID tech unit
10-97  Arrived at scene
10-98  Available to assign
Police Scanner 1-37 Codes...
Code 2   Urgent - no light or siren
Code 3   Use lights and siren
Code 4   No further assistance needed
Code 5   Stakeout
Code 6   Stay out of area
Code 7   Meal break
Code 8   Restroom break
Code 9   Summer uniform
Code 10 SWAT pre-call up
Code 11 SWAT Call up
Code 37 Subject/Property wanted
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Police Scanner 11 Codes...
11-6   Illegal discharge of firearms
11-7   Prowler
11-8   Person down
11-10 Take report
11-12 Dead animal
11-13 Injured animal
11-14 Animal bite
11-15 Ball game in street
11-17 Wires down
11-24 Abandoned vehicle
11-25 Traffic hazard
11-25X Female motorist need assistance
11-26  Abandoned bicycle
11-27  10-27 W/driver held
11-28  10-28 W/driver held
11-29  Subject has no record
11-30  Incomplete telephone call
11-31  Person calling for help
11-40  Advise if ambulance needed
11-41  Ambulance needed
11-42  No ambulance needed
11-43  Doctor required
11-44  Coroner required
11-45  Attempted suicide
11-46  Death report
11-47  Injured Person
11-48  Furnish transportation
11-51  Escort
11-52  Funeral detail
11-54  Suspicious vehicle
11-55  Officer being followed by auto
11-56  11-55 W/dangerous persons
11-57  Unidentified auto at assignments
11-58  Radio monitored, use phone
11-59  Intensive attention: high hazard, business areas
11-60  Attack in high hazard area
11-65  Signal light out
11-66  Defective signal light
11-70  Fire Alarm
11-71  Fire Report
11-78  Aircraft accident
11-79  Accident - Ambulance sent
11-80  Accident - Major injuries
11-81  Accident - Minor injuries
11-82  Accident - No injuries
11-83  Accident - No detail
11-84  Direct traffic
11-85  Tow truck required
11-86  Special Detail
11-87  Assist Other Unit
11-94  Pedestrian stop
11-95  Routine traffic stop
11-96  Checking suspicious vehicle
11-97  Time/security check on patrol
11-98  Meet:
11-99  Officer needs help!
Police Scanner Numeric Codes...
14 Ambulance in route
15 Citizens holding suspect
17f Fugitive attachment
17m Municipal court attachment
17t Traffic attachment
18 Traffic incident
19 Drunk
20 Auto accident
20a Airplane crash
20f Fatal accident
20i Injury accident
21 Complaint
23 Traffic congestion
24 Medical emergency
25 Call dispatcher
26 Police officer
27 Attempted crime
28 Inciting a felony
29 Death
30 Homicide
30c Homicide by cutting
30s Homicide by shooting
34 Aggravated battery
34c Cutting
34s Shooting
35 Simple battery
37 Aggravated assault
38 Simple assault
39 Negligent injury
42 Aggravated rape
43 Simple rape
44 Aggravated kidnapping
45 Simple kidnapping
51 Aggravated arson
51b Bomb threat
52 Simple arson
52e Explosives
52f Fire
54 Combustible materials
56 Criminal damage
58 Contaminated water
59 Criminal Mischief
60 Aggravated burglary
62 Alarms
62b Simple burglary
62c Auto burglary
62r Residential burglary
62s Safe burglary
63 Criminal Trespass
63s Sit-in
64 Armed robbery
64g Armed robbery/gun
64k Armed robbery/knife
65 Simple robbery
65p Purse snatching
66 Extortion threats
68 Unauthorized use of movable
69 Possession of stolen goods
71 Issuing worthless checks
72 Forgery
80 Carnal knowledge of juvenile
81 Indecent behavior with juvenile
82 Prostitution 
84 Pandering
87 Abortion
89 Crime against nature
90 Gambling
90c Gambling by cards
90d Gambling by dice
91 Unlawful sale to minor
93 Cruelty to juvenile
94 Illegal use of weapon
95 Illegal carrying of gun
95k Illegal carrying of knife
98 D.W.I.
99 Reckless operation
100 Hit and run
148 Resisting Arrest
187 Homicide
207 Kidnapping
207A Kidnapping attempt
211 Robbery
211A Robbery alarm
211S Robbery alarm, silent
217 Assault with intent to murder
240 Assault
242 Battery
243 Assault on Police Officer
245 Assault with a deadly weapon
246 Shooting at inhabited dwelling
261 Rape
261A Attempted rape
273 Assault on Person
273A Child neglect
273D Wife beating - Felony
288 Lewd conduct
311 Indecent exposure
314 Indecent exposure
374B Illegal dumping
390 Drunk
390c Drunk in Vehicle
390D Drunk, unconscious
404 Riot
407 Unlawful Assembly
415 Disturbance
415b Investigate the Trouble
415c Disturbance - Children involved
415d Disturbance - Drunk involved
415e Loud Music or Party
415f Disturbance - Family
415g Disturbance - Gang
417 Person with a gun
417A Person with a knife
447 Arson
459 Burglary
459A Burglar alarm
459S Burglar alarm, silent
464 Burglary with Explosives
470 Forgery
477a Arson
480 Hit and run - Felony
481 Hit and run - Misdemeanor
484 Petty theft
484f Fraudulent use of Credit Card(s)
484ps Purse Snatch
487 Grand theft
487.2 Theft from Person or Purse snatch
488 Petty theft
496 Recieving stolen property
502 Drunk Driving
503 Auto theft
504 Tampering with a vehicle
505 Reckless driving
507 Public nuisance
510 Speeding or racing vehicles
537 Defrauding Innkeeper
586 Illegal parking
586e Vehicle blocking Driveway
594 Malicious mischief
595 Runaway car
602 Trespassing
602.5 Entry without consent
603 Unlawful entry
604 Throwing missiles
647 Lewd conduct
647a Vagrant loitering in Public Place
647b Prostitution
647c Begging
647d Loitering in Restroom
647e Loitering Place to Place
647f Drunk
647ff Drunk - enroute to Detox
647g Prowler
647h Illegal Lodging
653M Threatening phone calls
901 Ambulance Call
901a Ambulance Call - Attempted Suicide
901b Ambulance Call - Drowning
901c Ambulance Call - Cutting
901d Ambulance Call - Drunk
901g Ambulance Call - Gas
901h Ambulance Call - Dead Body
901k Ambulance has been dispatched
901n Ambulance requested
901s Ambulance Call - Shooting
901t Ambulance Call - Traffic Accident
901y Request Ambulance if needed
902 Accident
902h Enroute to Hospital
902m Medical Aid needed
902t Traffic Accident
903 Aircraft Crash
904 Fire
910 Can handle detail
952 Report on conditions
955 Detail under control
956 Detail incomplete, but available
957 Delayed response of __ minutes
1000 Plane crash
3000 Road block
4532 Escape
5150 Mentally disturbed person
10851 Stolen vehicle
10852 Tampering with vehicle
11300 Narcotics
12020 Carrying Concealed Weapon
14601 Driving w/suspended DL
20001 Felony hit and run
20002 Misdemeanor hit and run
20007 Hit and run - Unattended
21958 Drunk pedestrian on roadway
22350 Speeding (used to be 505)
22500 Illegal parking/impound
23101 Drunk driving - injuries
23102 Drunk driving
23103 Reckless driver
23104 Reckless driver
23105 Driver under narcotics
23109 Racing
23110 Person throwing objects at vehicles
23151 Drunk driving - injuries
23152 Misdemeanor Drunk driving
23153 Reckless driving (use to be 510)
23109 Speed Contest
Abbreviated Codes
A Adult
A No rain expected
AC Aircraft crash
AC Animal control
ADW Assault with a Deadly Weapon
APB All points bulletin
ASAP As soon as possible
AID Accident Investigation Detail
AV Abandoned vehicle
B Rain Expected
BLK Block
BKG Booking
BO Out of Order
BOL Be On the Lookout
CP Complaining Party
CPD City or County Property Damage
CT Court
DB Dead Body
DMV Department of Motor Vehicles Information requested
E-B Eastbound
ETA Estimated Time of Arrival
EXP Expired
FTA Failure to Appear
GOA Gone on Arrival
GTA Grand Theft Auto
INJ Injury
I/S Intersection
J Juvenile involved
LIC License
LT/T Left turn
M/C Motorcycle
NCIC National Criminal Information Center
NIA Non-Injury Accident
OBS Observed
OD Off Duty
OP LIC Operator's License
OT Over Time
PAB Policy Administration Building
PI Personal Injury
POSS Possession
QT Secrecy required
RES DIST Residential District
ROF Report on File
RP Reporting Party
SPD Speed
UL Unable to Locate
UTL Unable to Locate
VEH Vehicle
VIN Vehicle Identification Number
WIT Witness
X Female involved
45/25 MPH clocked speed in zone
Police Scanner Internal Codes
Used by many Agencies.
Code 1 Acknowledge this Call
Code 2 Proceed Immediately with lights/without Siren
Code 3 Proceed Immediately with lights and Siren
Code 4 No further assistance required
Code 5 Stakeout - Uniformed Officers stay away
Code 6 Out of Vehicle for Investigation
Code 7 Out of Service to eat
Code 8 Fire Alarm
Code 9 Answering ring-down
Code 10 Bomb Threat
Code 12 Patrol your District and report extent of damage
Code 13 Major Disaster Activation
Code 14 Resume normal Operation
Code 20 Notify News Media to respond
Code 22 Restricted Radio Traffic
Code 30 Officer needs assistance - Emergency
Code 33 Emergency Traffic on Air - All units stand by
Code 43 TAC forces committed
Code 100 In position to intercept Suspect
Units Adam: Morning shift
Baker: Swing shift
Charlie: Day shift
Officers Adam: Auxiliary
Charlie: Captain
Denver: Detective
David: Detective
Frank: Felony Investigation
Henry: Homicide
John: Juvenile
Lincoln: Lieutenant
Nora: Narcotics
Paul: Patrol
Sam: Sergeant
X-Ray: Burglary
Victor: Vice/Narcotics
King: Helicopter
Phonetic Alphabet
A- Alpha
B- Bravo
C- Charlie
D- Delta
E- Echo
F- Foxtrot
G- Golf
H- Hotel
I-  India
J- Juliett
K- Kilo
L- Lima
M- Mike
N- November
O- Oscar
P- Papa
Q- Quebec
R- Romeo
S- Sierra
T- Tango
U- Uniform
V- Victor
W- Whiskey
X- X-Ray
Y- Yankee
Z- Zulu


Police Scanner Color Codes...
Code Blue Bus/Cab in trouble
Code Red Varda Alarm activated
Code Purple Gang Activity
Medical / Fire Status Codes...
Code 10 Critical Trauma case
Code 20 Acute Trauma case
Code 30 Trauma case
Code 40 Serious case (IV started)
Code 50 Basic transport (not serious)
Code N Newsworthy event
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