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Police Codes

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Dispatch Signals

Note:  Spoken as paired numerals, e.g. "signal three five," "signal four five," etc.
10 - traffic stop
13 - current or prior revocation for DWI
14 - revoked for other reason
15 - concealed carry permit
16 - registered sex offender
17 - domestic violence order
25 - officer down
26 - computer down
29 - secure radio; info. to follow
35 - burglary
44 - burglar alarm
45 - disturbance
65 - armed robbery
66 - rape
67 - overdose (or "ocean david")
   68 - suicide
69 - larceny
75 - careless and reckless (or "c and r") driver
86 - subject down
 
100 - all units report location on-air roll call)
101 - someone shooting
102 - someone shot
103 - someone killed
 
1000 - road block plan
3000 - all stand by
4000 - all report in
5000 - National Guard called in

Other Dispatch Codes

chapter 90 -  illegal drugs
 
455 - magistrate's office

Status and Disposition Codes

Officer Status Call Disposition
1    transport subject
2  lunch
3  flat tire
4  serving/outstanding warrant
5  telephone call
6  vehicle repairs
7  dead person
8  meeting other unit
9  coffee break
10  stopping vehicle
11  tow-in
12  out to district court
13  out to superior court
14  out to court
15  report writing
16  out to station
17  investigation
18  security check
19  out to court
20  other
A    report made
B  arrest made or ticket issued
C  completed assignment
D  warrant advised
E  unable to locate incident
F  unable to locate complainant
G  ordinance enforced
H  warned
I  referred to other agency
J  unfounded
K  work traffic
L  further action needed
M  pick up animal
N  no further action
W  written warning
FA  false alarm not justified
FC  false call
FP  false alarm/power
FT  false alarm/test
FW  false alarm/weather

Last update: 12JUL02


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