Is it possible to remember all police radio codes?

Police radio codes are long to remember. How would you go about remembering all police radio codes?

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  • ?
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago
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    I've never been on a police force, but I drove an ambulance and we used their codes. It's funny, once you start using them it's like a different language. You just get used to it and know it. I still remember some of them and I haven't used them in 30+ years.

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  • ?
    Lv 4
    4 years ago

    Try googleing: scanner, monitoring, police codes, etc. They're not public, but the hobby of scanning's got websites where users submit the info. Ya can often deduce the meaning from the context. a "20-40" (made up code) call, then the officer saying it was a false alarm and the business is secure..... "20-40" would be business burglary/security alarm...

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  • 1 decade ago

    not that hard...

    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.

    10-57 Firearm discharged.

    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.

    11-00 Codes

    11-10 Take a report.

    11-24 Abandoned automobile.

    11-25 Traffic hazard.

    11-26 Abandoned bicycle.

    11-27 10-27 with the driver being held.

    11-28 10-28 with the driver being held.

    11-40 Advise if an ambulance is needed.

    11-41 An ambulance is needed.

    11-42 No ambulance is needed.

    11-48 Furnish transportation.

    11-51 Escort.

    11-52 Funeral detail.

    11-54 Suspicious vehicle.

    11-55 Officer is being followed by automobile.

    11-56 Officer is being followed by auto containing dangerous persons.

    11-57 An unidentified auto appeared at the scene of the assignment.

    11-58 Radio traffic is being monitored. Phone all non-routine messages.

    11-59 Give intensive attention to high hazard/business areas.

    11-60 Attack in a high hazard area.

    11-65 Signal light is out.

    11-66 Defective traffic light.

    11-71 Fire.

    11-78 Aircraft accident.

    11-79 Accident - ambulance dispatched.

    11-80 Accident - major injuries.

    11-81 Accident - minor injuries.

    11-82 Accident - no injuries.

    11-83 Accident - no details.

    11-84 Direct traffic.

    11-85 Tow truck required.

    11-94 Pedestrian stop.

    11-95 Routine traffic stop.

    11-96 Checking a suspicious vehicle.

    11-97 Time/security check on patrol vehicles.

    11-98 Meet: _______

    11-99 Officer needs help.

    900 Series Codes

    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 Con

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  • Neil
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    No. Not possible, since there are thousands of different protocols.

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