10/11/900 Codes, Penal & Vehicle Code, Law Enforcement Slang (State of California)
Handle call at your convenience; acknowledge.
Urgent, handle call immediately; no light or siren.
Emergency, handle call immediately; use lights and siren.
No further assistance needed.
Adam No further assistance needed; but suspect not in custody.
Stake out; uniformed officers stay away from location.
Out of car for investigation at (location).
Adam Out of car for investigation; assistance may be required.
Charles Dangerous suspect. One-man unit stand by for assistance.
Out of service to eat at (location).
Fire call or fire alarm at (location).
Vehicle stop at (location) (or jail break?)
Out for warrant or subpoena service at (location) (or request clear frequency?).
Patrol your district and report extent of disaster damage
Major disaster activation.
Resume normal operation.
Notify press of newsworthy event.
Burglar alarm ringing.
Frequency is now restricted to emergency transmissions only.
Traffic hazard exists (as used for subjects under the influence)
Major disturbance (riot).
Parking or traffic violation or car blocking.
Service of vehicle (usually gasoline).
Bomb threat (or in position to intercept subject).
Begin operation now.
Busy, stand by at station.
Out of service at (location).
Out of service at station.
In service, available for calls.
Off duty, end of watch.
Identify frequency/talking too fast.
Remain in service/visitors present.
Advise weather and road conditions.
En route to jail with prisoner.
Xray Female prisoner in custody.
Pick up felony prisoner.
Pick up reports at (location).
Complete assignment quickly.
Return to station or (location)/am en route to (location).
Give location/my location is.
Cancel or disregard.
Trouble at the station/Are you in service?
Request Driver's License information.
Request vehicle registration information.
Does not conform to regulations/subject has no wants.
Subject has record, no wants.
Request emergency clearance/emergency traffic on air.
Clearance for emergency message/assistance required immediately.
Confidential information or backup needed/Assist officer on car stop at (location).
Correct time/time check/warrant or FFA.
Record time and mileage.
Requested unit is en route/message received
Backup unit requested.
Pick up (subject) at (location).
Pick up prisoners' meals.
Are there any messages for this unit?
I have arrived at scene.
Call completed. Available for another.
Emergency-all units and stations
Out of service at home.
Out of service - personal.
Out of service - off duty
In service/available for assignment.
Repeat last transmission.
Identify this frequency.
Visitors are present (be discrete).
Advise weather and road conditions.
Citizen holding suspect.
Prisoner in custody.
Request for gasoline.
Return/returning to the station.
Advise home that I will return at ______.
Phone radio dispatch
Disregard the last assignment.
Leave area if all secure.
Request car-to-car transmission.
Do you have contact with _______?
Driver's license check.
Vehicle registration request.
Check wants/warrants.[vehicle] (PIN,SVS)
Check wants/warrants [subject] (PIN)
Check complete [subject]
The subject is wanted for a felony.
Caution - severe hazard potential.
Check wants/record [subject PIN,CJIC)
The subject is wanted for a misdemeanor.
The vehicle wanted in connection W/crime.
Does not conform to regulations.
Identify the operator.
Can ______ come to the radio?
Is ______ available for a telephone call?
Check on the welfare of/at ______.
What is the condition of the patient?
Condition of patient is good.
Condition of patient is serious.
Condition of patient is critical.
Patient is deceased.
Sick person [ambulance enroute]
Ambulance transfer call
Proceed to/Enroute to ______.
under influence of narcotics/Take a report.
Resuscitator is needed.
Possible dead body.
Security check./Malicious mischief
Miscellaneous public service.
Take a report from a citizen.
Person calling for help.
Call for police made via telephone.
How do you receive?
Meet the officer at ______.
Fill with the officer/Assume your post.
Leash law violation.
pedestrian/ Requesting an I.D./Techunit.
Out of vehicle-ped. send backup
Arrived at the scene.
Available for assignment.
Open police garage door.
Civil disturbance - Mutual aid standby.
Civil disturbance - Mutual aid request.
Potential emergency. Request for officer.
Public relations/assistance request.
Loose stock/dead animal.
Ball game in street.
Woman motorist needs assistance.
Request wants or warrants; driver detained.
Request driver's license information; driver detained; or subject has felony record, but is not wanted.
Rush vehicle registration information; driver detained.
Subject has no record or current wants.
Incomplete phone call/missing person, take report.
Person calling for help.
Advice if ambulance is needed.
Ambulance is required.
Ambulance is not required.
Ambulance followup/doctor required.
Field interview at (location).
Security or vacation check at (location).
Investigate water leak.
Investigate signal light out.
Defective traffic device at (location).
Traffic accident;ambulance has been dispatched.
Traffic accident; major injuries.
Traffic accident; minor injuries.
Traffic accident; no injury.
Traffic accident; no details given.
Meet the officer; meet me at (location).
Officer needs help urgently. All cars respond Code 3.
Ambulance call-attempted suicide
Ambulance call-dead body
Ambulance has been dispatched
Ambulance call-narcotic overdose
Ambulance call-traffic accident
Request ambulance if needed
Officer needs minor assistance
Officer needs assistance with vehicle
Request fire department
Concerned party notified
Hold vehicle for fingerprints
Escaped mental patient
Tow truck dispatched
Investigate unknown trouble
Person pulled from telephone
Investigate possible dead body
Investigate person down
See a man regarding a complaint
See a woman regarding a complaint
Woman or child being abused
Request fire investigator
Available for assignment
Carstop dangerous suspect
Subject is armed and dangerous
Can your suspect hear your radio?
The frequency is clear
Are we being recieved?
Officer needs help urgently; area units only respond Code 3
Officer involved in shooting; urgent; all cars respond Code 3
Officer needs help; urgent; all cars respond Code 3
Starting operation now
Traffic problem; police needed.
Can handle this detail.
Turn on _______ mobile relay at _______.
Turn off mobile relay.
Burning inspection at _______.
Control burn in progress/about to begin/ended.
Need fire investigator.
Report on conditions.
Off the air at the scene of the fire.
Fire is under control.
Assignment not finished.
Delayed response of __ minutes.
Restrict calls to emergency only.
Resume normal traffic.
Do so at your convenience.
Emergency/lights and siren.
No further assistance is needed.
Responding from a long distance.
Set up a roadblock.
Notify news media
Officer needs assistance
Restricted radio traffic
Officer needs HELP - EMERGENCY!
Mobile emergency - clear this radio channel.
TAC forces committed.
Resisting or interfering with a police officer
Assault with intent to murder
Assault with a deadly weapon
Lewd conduct/sex crime
Investigate the trouble
Burglar alarm ringing
Hit and run (misdemeanor)
Possession of stolen property
Tampering with a vehicle
DFI / defrauding an innkeeper
Defaced serial number
Vehicle blocking driveway
Vagrant loitering in public place
Under influence of alchohol
Obscene/annoying phone call
Driving without consent
Tampering with vehicle
Driving with a suspended or revoked license
Hit and run accident with injuries
Hit and run accident with property damage, no injuries
Hit and run on unattended vehicle
Drunk pedestrian on roadway
Driver under influence of narcotics
Persons throwing objects at vehicles
Drunk driving; injury involved
Driving under the influence
Possession of a hypodermic syringe
Mental case, not responsible (provides for 72 hour confinement for observation)
Unauthorized possession of marijuana (not more than one ounce)
Cultivation of marijuana
Possession of marijuana for sales
Transportation of marijuana for sales
Possession of paraphernalia used to ingest controlled substances
Presence in room or place where designated controlled substances are being smoked or used: aiding or abetting
Possession of a controlled substance, e.g. Methamphetamine
Under influence of or in posession of controlled substance
Minor in possession of alcohol
Accident Investigation Detail
Assault with a deadly weapon
Absent without leave
Breaking and entering
Out of order (not working)
Bomb threat ("Bravo Tango")
California Highway Patrol
City (or county) property damage
California Vehicle Code
Department of Motor Vehicles
Off campus to the East side
Estimated time of arrival
(often said as "an F subject") = drunk in public
F & U
False and unfounded
H & S
Health and Safety Code
On the telephone now
National Crime Information Center
No further description (or "no further")
No further information (or "no further")
Outside agency assist
Police Administration Building
Penal Code/party complaining
Please see me regarding
Quiet on arrival - used on party/loud music calls
Quiet on departure - used on party/loud music calls
Secrecy of location required
Subject known to run/evade
Theft from motor vehicle
Vehicle identification number
Off campus to the West side