Police Abbreviations

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ABD

Abdomen

ALS

Advanced Life Support

AMB

Ambulance

AOB

Alcohol on Breath or Amount of Bail

ATL

Attempt to locate

BA

Breathanalyzer

BLS

Basic life support

BM

Black male

BOPD

Bothell Police Dept

BEPD

Bellevue Police Dept

BS

Blood Sugar

BSC

Bellevue Service Center

C/O

Complaining of

CCDR

Certified copy of driving record

CCU

Coronary care unit

CHF

Congestive heart failure

CHPD

Clyde Hill police dept

CMND

Command

CYMBALS

Color, year, make, body style, accessories, license, state (in cad state then license)

COH

Children's Orthopedic Hospital

COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

CP

Chest pain

CVA

Cerebral Vascular Accident (Stroke)

CXL

Cancel

DEFIB

Defibrillation

DETOX

Detoxification Center in Seattle

DLOC

Decreased level of consciousness

DNR

Dept of Natural Resources or Do not resuscitate

DOA

Dead on arrival

DOC

Dept of corrections

DOL

Dept of licensing

DOT

Dept of Transportation / Direction of travel

DRE

Drug Recognition Expert

DSHS

Dept of Social and Health Services

DT's

Delirium tremens (Tremors-withdrawal symptoms)

DUI

Driving under the influence

DWLS

Driving while license suspended

DX

Diagnosis

EB

Eastbound

EMD

Emergency Medical Dispatch

EMT-D

Emergency Medical Technician - Defibrillator (Trained)

ENR / ENRT

Enroute

E/R

Emergency Room or Equipment Rental

EGH

Evergreen Hospital

EPA

Environmental Protection Agency

ESGH

Eastside Group Health Hospital

EVOC

Emergency Vehicle Operators Course

FU

Follow-up

FIR

Field interview report

FST

Field sobriety test

FTA

Failure to appear

FTO

Field training officer

FX

Fracture

GI

Gastro-intestinal

GOA

Gone on arrival

GSW

Gun Shot Wound

HBD

Has been drinking

HBP

High blood pressure

HMC

Harborview Medical Center

HNT

Hostage Negotiation Team

HX

History

I & R

Investigate and release

I/C

In custody

I/P

In progress

ICU

Intensive Care Unit

IFO

In front of

INFO

Information

INS

Immigration Naturalization Service

IPD

Issaquah Police Dept

IV

Intravenous

J/O

Just Occured

JUV

Juvenile

KCJ

King County jail

KCSO

King County Sheriff's Office

KCYC

King County Youth Center

KIPD

Kirkland Police dept

L & I

Labor & Industry

LAC

Laceration

LFPPD

Lake Forest Park police dept

LIC

license

LKA

Last known address

LOC

Loss of consciousness or location

LSH

Last seen heading

LSW

Last seen wearing

MC

Motorcycle

ME

Medical Examiner

MECH

Mechanical

MEPD

Medina police dept

MI

Myocardial infraction or Middle initial

MIP

Minor in possession

MIPD

Mercer Island police dept

MV

Motor vehicle

MVA

motor vehicle accident

NB

north bound

NCO

no contact order

NTG / NITRO

nitroglycerin

NOI

notice of infraction

NVI

nothing visible investigating

NVOL

no valid operator's license

NW

Northwest hospital

O2 / OXY

oxygen

OCA

originating case agency

OD

overdose

OMH

Overlake Medical Hospital

OOS

Out of service

ORI

Originating agency

OTA

On the air

P/U

pickup

PBT

portable breath analyzer tester

PC

Probable cause

POSS

possible

POV

privately owned vehicle / police on view

PR

public relations or personal recognizance

PROV

Providence Hospital

PSO

Police Support Officer

PSP

Possession of stolen property

PT

Patient

R/O

Registered owner or Responding officer or Rule out or Rollover

RA

Reporting address

RCW

Revised code of Washington

REQ

Request

RETRO

Rural Metro

RHR

Rapid Heart Rate

RP

reporting party

RPD

Redmond police dept

RX

Prescription or Reaction

SB

Southbound

SEFD

Seattle Fire Dept

SIDS

Sudden infant death syndrome

S/L

Shoplifter

SOB

Short of breath

SPD

Seattle police dept

SUBJ

subject

SUSP

suspect

SZ

seizure

T/A

traffic accident

TDD

Telecommunications device for the deaf

TG

Talk group

TIA

Transient ischemic attack

TMVWOOP

Taking motor vehicles without owner's permission

TQ

Taser qualified

TTY

Teletypewriter

TV

Traffic Violation

TX

Transport

UFN

Until further notice

UIBC

Unlawful issuance of bank check

UNC / UNCON

Unconscious

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