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California Law Enforcement Code Abbreviations

10/11/900 Codes, Penal & Vehicle Code, Law Enforcement Slang (State of California)
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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.
10-63
Prepare to copy.
10-64
Found property.
10-65
Missing person
10-66
Suspicious person.
10-67
Person calling for help.
10-68
Call for police made via telephone.
10-70
Prowler.
10-71
Shooting.
10-72
Knifing.
10-73
How do you receive?
10-79
Bomb threat.
10-80
Explosion.
10-86
Any traffic?
10-87
Meet the officer at ______.
10-88
Fill with the officer/Assume your post.
10-91
Animal.
10-91a
Stray.
10-91b
Noisy animal.
10-91c
Injured animal.
10-91d
Dead animal.
10-91e
Animal bite.
10-91g
Animal pickup.
10-91h
Stray horse
10-91j
Pickup/collect ______.
10-91L
Leash law violation.
10-91V
Vicious animal.
10-95
pedestrian/ Requesting an I.D./Techunit.
10-96
Out of vehicle-ped. send backup
10-97
Arrived at the scene.
10-98
Available for assignment.
10-99
Open police garage door.
10-100
Civil disturbance - Mutual aid standby.
10-101
Civil disturbance - Mutual aid request.
11-4
Potential emergency. Request for officer.
11-5
Public relations/assistance request.
11-6
Discharging firearms.
11-7
Prowler there now.
11-8
Person down.
11-10
Take a report.
11-12
Loose stock/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
Woman motorist needs assistance.
11-26
Request wants or warrants; driver detained.
11-27
Request driver's license information; driver detained; or subject has felony record, but is not wanted.
11-28
Rush vehicle registration information; driver detained.
11-29
Subject has no record or current wants.
11-30
Incomplete phone call/missing person, take report.
11-31
Person calling for help.
11-40
Advice if ambulance is needed.
11-41
Ambulance is required.
11-42
Ambulance is not required.
11-43
Ambulance followup/doctor required.
11-44
Coroner required.
11-45
Attempted suicide.
11-46
Death (non-traffic).
11-47
Injury (non-traffic).
11-48
Transportation request.
11-50
Field interview at (location).
11-51
Security or vacation check at (location).
11-60
Investigate water leak.
11-65
Investigate signal light out.
11-66
Defective traffic device at (location).
11-70
Fire alarm
11-71
Fire report
11-79
Traffic accident;ambulance has been dispatched.
11-80
Traffic accident; major injuries.
11-81
Traffic accident; minor injuries.
11-82
Traffic accident; no injury.
11-83
Traffic accident; no details given.
11-84
Direct traffic.
11-85
Send tow truck.
11-86
Special detail.
11-98
Meet the officer; meet me at (location).
11-99
Officer needs help urgently. All cars respond Code 3.
901
Ambulance call
901A
Ambulance call-attempted suicide
901B
Ambulance call-drowning
901C
Ambulavce call-cutting
901D
Ambulance call-drunk
901G
Ambulance call-gas
901H
Ambulance call-dead body
901K
Ambulance has been dispatched
901L
Ambulance call-narcotic overdose
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
903L
Aircraft flying low
903S
Aircraft stunting
903T
Aircraft in trouble
904
Fire
904A
Fire alarm
904B
Brush fire
904C
Car fire
904F
Forest fire
904I
Illegal burning
904S
Structure fire
905B
Animal bite
905D
Dead animal
905I
Injured animal
905S
Stray animal
905V
Vicious animal
906
Officer needs minor assistance
906C
Officer needs assistance with vehicle
906K
Rescue Dispatched
906N
Rescue requested
907
Minor disturbance
907A
Loud radio or TV
907B
Ball game in street
907K
Paramedics dispatched
907N
Paramedics requested
907Y
Paramedics needed
908
Begging
909
Traffic congestion
909B
Road blockage
909F
Flares needed
909T
Traffic hazard
910
Can you handle call?
911
Advise party
911B
Contact informant
912
Are we clear?
913
You are clear
914
Request detectives
914A
Attempted suicide
914C
Request coroner
914D
Request doctor
914F
Request fire department
914H
Heart attack
914N
Concerned party notified
914S
Suicide
915
Dumping rubbish
916
Holding suspect
917A
Abandoned vehicle
917P
Hold vehicle for fingerprints
918
Mental case
918A
Escaped mental patient
918V
Violent mental case
919
Keep the peace
920
Missing adult
920A
Found adult
920C
Missing child
920F
Found child
920J
Missing juvenile
921
Prowler
921P
Peeping Tom
922
Illegal peddling
924
Station detail
925
Suspicious person
926
Request tow truck
926A
Tow truck dispatched
927
Investigate unknown trouble
927A
Person pulled from telephone
927D
Investigate possible dead body
928
Found property
929
Investigate person down
930
See a man regarding a complaint
931
See a woman regarding a complaint
932
Woman or child being abused
933
Open window
949
Gasoline spill
950
Burning permit
951
Request fire investigator
952
Report conditions
953
Check smoke report
954
Arrived at scene
955
Fire under control
956
Available for assignment
957
out on arrival
960X
Carstop dangerous suspect
961
Take a report
962
Subject is armed and dangerous
966
Sniper
967
Outlaw motorcyclist
975
Can your suspect hear your radio?
981
The frequency is clear
982
Are we being recieved?
983
Explosion
995
Strike trouble
996
Explosion
996A
Unexploded bomb
997
Officer needs help urgently; area units only respond Code 3
998
Officer involved in shooting; urgent; all cars respond Code 3
999
Officer needs help; urgent; all cars respond Code 3
1000
Starting operation now
904
Fire.
904A
Automobile fire.
904B
Building fire.
904G
Grass fire.
909
Traffic problem; police needed.
910
Can handle this detail.
925
Suspicious vehicle.
932
Turn on _______ mobile relay at _______.
933
Turn off mobile relay.
949
Burning inspection at _______.
950
Control burn in progress/about to begin/ended.
951
Need fire investigator.
952
Report on conditions.
953
Investigate smoke.
953A
Investigate gas.
954
Off the air at the scene of the fire.
955
Fire is under control.
956
Assignment not finished.
957
Delayed response of __ minutes.
980
Restrict calls to emergency only.
981
Resume normal traffic.
1000
Plane crash
3000
Road block
Code 1
Do so at your convenience.
Code 2
Urgent.
Code 3
Emergency/lights and siren.
Code 4
No further assistance is needed.
Code 5
Stakeout.
Code 6
Responding from a long distance.
Code 7
Mealtime.
Code 8
Request cover/backup.
Code 9
Set up a roadblock.
Code 10
Bomb threat
Code 12
Notify news media
Code 20
Officer needs assistance
Code 22
Restricted radio traffic
Code 30
Officer needs HELP - EMERGENCY!
Code 33
Mobile emergency - clear this radio channel.
Code 43
TAC forces committed.
148
Resisting or interfering with a police officer
187
Homicide
203
Mayhem
207
Kidnapping
207A
Kidnapping attempt
211
Armed robbery
217
Assault with intent to murder
220
Attempted rape
240
Assault (misdemeanor)
242
Battery
245
Assault with a deadly weapon
261
Rape
261A
Attempted rape
273
Assault on a person
288
Lewd conduct/sex crime
311
Indecent exposure
314
Indecent exposure
390
Drunk
390C
Drunk in vehicle
390D
Drunk unconcious
404
Riot
415
Disturbing the peace
415B
Investigate the trouble
415C
Disturbance-children involved
415D
Disturbance-drink involved
415E
Loud music or party
415F
Disturbance-family
415G
Disturbance-gang
417
Man with a gun
447
Arson
459
Burglary
459A
Burglar alarm ringing
459S
Burglar alarm-silent
470
Forgery
480
Hit and run (felony)
481
Hit and run (misdemeanor)
484
Petty theft
484PS
Purse snatch
487
Grand theft
488
Petty theft
496
Possession of stolen property
502
Computer fraud
503
Auto theft
504
Tampering with a vehicle
505
Reckless driving
507
Public nuisance
537
DFI / defrauding an innkeeper
537E
Defaced serial number
567
Drunk
586
Illegal parking
586E
Vehicle blocking driveway
594
Malicious mischief
595
Runaway car
601
Juvenile problem
647
Vagrant
647A
Vagrant loitering in public place
647F
Public drunkenness
647FF
Under influence of alchohol
647S
Dope
653M
Obscene/annoying phone call
10351
Driving without consent
10352
Tampering
10851
Grand theft/auto
10852
Tampering with vehicle
11500
Narcotics
11721
Narcotics addict
14601
Driving with a suspended or revoked license
20001
Hit and run accident with injuries
20002
Hit and run accident with property damage, no injuries
20007
Hit and run on unattended vehicle
21958
Drunk pedestrian on roadway
22350
Speeding
22500
Illegal parking
23103
Reckless driver
23105
Driver under influence of narcotics
23109
Cars racing
23110
Persons throwing objects at vehicles
23112
Dumping on highway
23121
Drinking in auto
23122
Open container
23127
Motorized vehicle
23151
Drunk driving; injury involved
23152
Driving under the influence
4140
Possession of a hypodermic syringe
5150
Mental case, not responsible (provides for 72 hour confinement for observation)
5880
Mental case
11357
Unauthorized possession of marijuana (not more than one ounce)
11358
Cultivation of marijuana
11359
Possession of marijuana for sales
11360
Transportation of marijuana for sales
11364
Possession of paraphernalia used to ingest controlled substances
11365
Presence in room or place where designated controlled substances are being smoked or used: aiding or abetting
11377
Possession of a controlled substance, e.g. Methamphetamine
11550
Under influence of or in posession of controlled substance
23662
Minor in possession of alcohol
AC
Aircraft crash
AID
Accident Investigation Detail
ADW
Assault with a deadly weapon
AGE
Aid in gaining entry
AKA
Also known as
ASAP
As soon as possible
ATC
Attempt to contact
ATL
Attempt to locate
AWOL
Absent without leave
B&E
Breaking and entering
BO
Out of order (not working)
BOL
Be on the lookout
BT
Bomb threat ("Bravo Tango")
CP
Complaining party
CHP
California Highway Patrol
CPD
City (or county) property damage
CRT
Information Computer
CVC
California Vehicle Code
DA
District Attorney
DB
Dead body
D/C
Discovering party
DDL
Driver's license
Deuce
Drunk driver
DNA
Does not apply
DMV
Department of Motor Vehicles
DOA
Dead on arrival
EOW
End of watch/shift
East
Off campus to the East side
ETA
Estimated time of arrival
FTA
Failure to appear
F 647F
(often said as "an F subject") = drunk in public
FTP
Failure to pay
F & U
False and unfounded
GOA
Gone on arrival
GTA
Grand theft auto
H & S
Health and Safety Code
HBD
Has been drinking
J
Juvenile involved
Landline
On the telephone now
NCIC
National Crime Information Center
NFD
No further description (or "no further")
NFI
No further information (or "no further")
N/R
No report
OAA
Outside agency assist
OIC
Officer in charge
PAB
Police Administration Building
PC
Penal Code/party complaining
PD
Police Department
PR
Party reporting
PSMR
Please see me regarding
QOA
Quiet on arrival - used on party/loud music calls
QOD
Quiet on departure - used on party/loud music calls
QT
Secrecy of location required
Rabbit
Subject known to run/evade
R/O
Registered owner
RP
Reporting party
SO
Sheriff's Office
TA
Traffic accident
TC
Traffic collision
TFMV
Theft from motor vehicle
UTL
Unable to locate
VIN
Vehicle identification number
W
Female involved
West
Off campus to the West side
X
Female