California Law Enforcement Code Abbreviations

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542 terms · 10/11/900 Codes, Penal & Vehicle Code, Law Enforcement Slang (State of California)

Code 1

Handle call at your convenience; acknowledge.

Code 2

Urgent, handle call immediately; no light or siren.

Code 3

Emergency, handle call immediately; use lights and siren.

Code 4

No further assistance needed.

Code 4

Adam No further assistance needed; but suspect not in custody.

Code 5

Stake out; uniformed officers stay away from location.

Code 6

Out of car for investigation at (location).

Code 6

Adam Out of car for investigation; assistance may be required.

Code 6

Charles Dangerous suspect. One-man unit stand by for assistance.

Code 7

Out of service to eat at (location).

Code 8

Fire call or fire alarm at (location).

Code 9

Vehicle stop at (location) (or jail break?)

Code 10

Out for warrant or subpoena service at (location) (or request clear frequency?).

Code 10 R

Residence

Code 12

Patrol your district and report extent of disaster damage

Code 13

Major disaster activation.

Code 14

Resume normal operation.

Code 20

Notify press of newsworthy event.

Code 30

Burglar alarm ringing.

Code 33

Frequency is now restricted to emergency transmissions only.

Code 40

Traffic hazard exists (as used for subjects under the influence)

Code 50

Major disturbance (riot).

Code 60

Parking or traffic violation or car blocking.

Code 70

Service of vehicle (usually gasoline).

Code 80

Found property.

Code 91

Explosion.

Code 99

Emergency!

Code 100

Bomb threat (or in position to intercept subject).

Code 1000

Begin operation now.

10-1

Reception poor.

10-2

Reception good.

10-3

Stop transmitting.

10-4

Message received.

10-5

Relay message.

10-6

Busy.

10-6S

Busy, stand by at station.

10-7

Out of service at (location).

10-7S

Out of service at station.

10-8

In service, available for calls.

10-9

Repeat transmission.

10-10

Off duty, end of watch.

10-11

Identify frequency/talking too fast.

10-12

Remain in service/visitors present.

10-13

Advise weather and road conditions.

10-14

Escort or convoy.

10-15

En route to jail with prisoner.

10-15

Xray Female prisoner in custody.

10-16

Pick up prisoner.

10-16F

Pick up felony prisoner.

10-17

Pick up reports at (location).

10-18

Complete assignment quickly.

10-19

Return to station or (location)/am en route to (location).

10-20

Give location/my location is.

10-21

Phone (location).

10-21H

Phone your home.

10-22

Cancel or disregard.

10-23

Stand by.

10-24

Trouble at the station/Are you in service?

10-27

Request Driver's License information.

10-28

Request vehicle registration information.

10-29

Check for wants.

10-30

Does not conform to regulations/subject has no wants.

10-31

Subject has record, no wants.

10-32

Subject is wanted.

10-33

Request emergency clearance/emergency traffic on air.

10-34

Clearance for emergency message/assistance required immediately.

10-35

Confidential information or backup needed/Assist officer on car stop at (location).

10-36

Correct time/time check/warrant or FFA.

10-37

Record time and mileage.

10-39

Requested unit is en route/message received

10-40

Backup unit requested.

10-45

Pick up (subject) at (location).

10-46

Pick up prisoners' meals.

10-86

Are there any messages for this unit?

10-87

Meet an officer.

10-97

I have arrived at scene.

10-98

Call completed. Available for another.

10-99

Emergency-all units and stations

10-7A

Out of service at home.

10-7B

Out of service - personal.

10-7od

Out of service - off duty

10-8

In service/available for assignment.

10-9

Repeat last transmission.

10-10

Off duty.

10-10A

Off duty at home.

10-11

Identify this frequency.

10-12

Visitors are present (be discrete).

10-13

Advise weather and road conditions.

10-14

Citizen holding suspect.

10-15

Prisoner in custody.

10-16

Pick up prisoner.

10-17

Request for gasoline.

10-18

Equipment exchange.

10-19

Return/returning to the station.

10-20

Location?

10-21

Telephone:______

10-21a

Advise home that I will return at ______.

10-21b

Phone your home

10-21r

Phone radio dispatch

10-22

Disregard the last assignment.

10-22c

Leave area if all secure.

10-23

Standby.

10-24

Request car-to-car transmission.

10-25

Do you have contact with _______?

10-26

Clear.

10-27

Driver's license check.

10-28

Vehicle registration request.

10-29

Check wants/warrants.[vehicle] (PIN,SVS)

10-29a

Check wants/warrants [subject] (PIN)

10-29c

Check complete [subject]

10-29f

The subject is wanted for a felony.

10-29h

Caution - severe hazard potential.

10-29r

Check wants/record [subject PIN,CJIC)

10-29m

The subject is wanted for a misdemeanor.

10-29v

The vehicle wanted in connection W/crime.

10-30

Does not conform to regulations.

10-32

Drowning.

10-33

Alarm sounding.

10-34

Assist at office.

10-35

Time check.

10-36

Confidential information.

10-37

Identify the operator.

10-39

Can ______ come to the radio?

10-40

Is ______ available for a telephone call?

10-42

Check on the welfare of/at ______.

10-43

Call a doctor.

10-45

What is the condition of the patient?

10-45A

Condition of patient is good.

10-45B

Condition of patient is serious.

10-45C

Condition of patient is critical.

10-45D

Patient is deceased.

10-46

Sick person [ambulance enroute]

10-48

Ambulance transfer call

10-49

Proceed to/Enroute to ______.

10-50

under influence of narcotics/Take a report.

10-51

Subject is drunk.

10-52

Resuscitator is needed.

10-53

Person down.

10-54

Possible dead body.

10-55

Coroner's case.

10-56

Suicide.

10-56A

Suicide attempt.

10-58

Garbage complaint

10-59

Security check./Malicious mischief

10-60

Lock out.

10-61

Miscellaneous public service.

10-62

Meet a citizen.

10-62A

Take a report from a citizen.

10-62B

Civil standby.

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