Radio Terminology - Codes
Terms in this set (24)
Answer your radio now!
Respond immediately to location, no lights or siren, obey all traffic laws.
No further units need respond.
Code 4 Adam
No further units need respond, however suspect not in custody. Units en route to the scene position or patrol in strategic areas near the scene.
Unit has arrived to location, officers investigating.
Code 6 Adam
Unit has arrived, may need further assistance from nearby units.
Code 6 Charles
Dangerous suspect (usually felony want or warrant reported).
Code 6 George
Unit requesting assistance to conduct an investigation concerning possible gang activity.
Code 6 Mary
Unit requesting assistance to conduct an investigation concerning possible militant activity.
Fire reported in area of high fire hazard or threat to firefighting personnel.
Code 8 Adam
Units requested to scene of fire for traffic and crowd control.
Request to clear frequency for broadcast of want/warrant information.
Spectacular or unusual incident that might generate, or has already generated, public or media interest.
Code 30 Ringer
Audible burglar alarm
Vehicle is reported stolen.
Code Robert Rifle
Police rifle requested at unit's location.
Code Robert Slug
Slug ammunition requested at unit's location.
Bean bag shotgun requested at unit's location.
Taser requested at unit's location.
Units in position to intercept fleeing suspect.