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TEN CODES

10 CODES LISTED FOR EACH SERVICE

CODE STATE POLICE LOCAL POLICE AMBULANCE
10-1 Receiving Poorly Receiving Poorly Receiving Poorly
10-2 Receiving Good Receiving Good Receiving Good
10-4 OK or Acknowledged OK or Acknowledged OK or Acknowledged
10-5 Relay Information Relay Information Relay Information
10-6 Busy, Stand By Busy, Stand By Busy, Stand By
10-7 Out of Service (or DOA) * Out of Service (or DOA) * Out of Service (or DOA) *
10-8 In Service In Service Back in Service Area
10-9 Repeat Last Transmission Repeat Last Transmission Repeat Last Transmission
10-10 No or Negative  Back in Service Back in Service
10-12 Stand By, Busy Visitors (or Company Present)
10-13 Report on Conditions Send Additional Units (HELP) Send Police (Police Needed)
10-14 Information Needed On... Escort Service (Funeral, Money) Out of Service
10-15 Message Delivered Prisoner in Custody Station Unmanned
10-16 Reply to Message Pick up Prisoner En-route to Hospital
10-17 En-route to... Pick up ____ at ____ En-route to...
10-18 Urgent
10-19 Return to Station (Returning) Return to Station (Returning) Return to Station (Returning)
10-20 Location Location Location
10-21 Please Call by Phone Please Call by Phone Please Call by Phone
10-22 Disregard or Cancel Disregard or Cancel Disregard or Cancel
10-23 Arrived on Scene Stand By Switch to Channel Two
10-24 Leaving Scene Send Rescue Units
10-25 Meet ____ at ____ Do You Have Contact With ____ Mechanical Problems
10-26 ETA (Time of Arrival) General Burglar Alarm Send Additional Units
10-27 Request License Info On ... Request License Info On ... Send Fire Units
10-28 Request Vehicle Info On ... Request Vehicle Info On ...
10-29 Check Records For ... *** Check Records For ... ***
10-30 Check For Wants / Warrents Check For Wants / Warrants ***
10-31 Pick Up ____ at ____ Go To Channel One En-route to ____ Hopital
10-32 Send Extra Units To ____ Go To Channel Two Go To Channel Two
10-33 OFFICER DOWN ! (HELP) Go To Channel Three Go To Channel Three
10-34 What Time Is It  Go To Channel Four Go To Channel Four
10-36 What Time Is It
10-38 Arrived at Station
10-39 Driving Under The Influence
10-40 DOA (Person Dead) * DOA (Person Dead) * DOA (Person Dead) *
10-41 Heart Attack
10-42 Mental Patient Mental Patient Mental Patient
10-43 Poisoning or Overdose ** Poisoning or Overdose ** Poisoning or Overdose **
10-45 Vehicle Accident Vehicle Accident Vehicle Accident
10-46 Holding Suspect Holding Suspect Emergency Patient Transfer
10-47 Dispatch Ambulance Dispatch Ambulance Routine Patient Transfer
10-48 Overdose Overdose Overdose
10-49 Suicide Attempt Suicide Attempt Suicide Attempt
10-50 Working Fire, Dispatch Fire Working Fire, Dispatch Fire Working Fire, Dispatch Fire
10-88 Car to Car Relay (Package)
10-90 Arrived On Scene Arrived On Scene
10-97 How Do You Copy How Do You Copy How Do You Copy
10-99 Emergency At This Location

*    The code 10-7 is often referred to as a fatality, or CODE F.  This can be shared with 10-40.
**   3731 is the code most used for INTOXICATED DRIVER, ETOH is the term for ALCOHOL.
*** Code 30 is used when a complete NCIC, CLEAN, and SHERIFF Wants / Warrants Check Is Requested.
      ACT 64 is a person IN A VEHICLE WITH AN OPEN CAN / BOTTLE of ALCOHOL.

CODES

CODES LISTED ARE GENERAL - SAME FOR MOST SERVICES

CODE MEANING
1 Criminal Homicide 
2 Rape
3 Robbery
4 Assault
5 Burglary
6 Burglar Alarm At ____
7 Theft ( and Theft of Services )
8 Criminal Mischief
9 Weapons Offence
10 Sex Offence
11 Suspicious Vehicle
12 Suspicious Person
13 Disorderly Conduct
14 Escort
15 Public Drunk
16 Domestic Violence
17 Juvenile Problem or Offence
18 Mentally Disturbed
19 Police Arrest
20 Missing Person
21 Ordinance Violation
22 Dog or Animal Complaint
23 Automobile Accident
25 Fire at Location ____
26 Injury or Death at ____
30 Check Wants and Warrants (Police Use The NCIC System and CLEAN Systems, plus SHERIFF)
31 Go To Channel 1
32 Go To Channel 2
33 Go To Channel 3
34 Go To Channel 4
40 DOA (Dead on Arrival or Dead at the Scene, also 10-7, 10-40, and Code F)
42 Metal Patient
48 Overdose
49 Suicide (Only Fatal when used with 10-7, 10-40, Code F, or Code 26)
51 Call by Telephone
SIGNAL 13 OFFICER DOWN, SEND IMMEDIATE HELP

 

 

LOCAL / STATE POLICE RESPONSE CODES


CODE 1 - Respond To This Call As Soon As Possible, NO Lights / Siren
   
Low Priority

CODE 2 - Respond To This Call NOW, Using Lights / Siren IF NEEDED
   
Medium Priority

CODE 3 - Respond To This Call NOW, LIGHTS / SIREN, EXPEDITE !
   
Top Priority

You May Also Hear All Cars STOP TRANSMITTING or CODE 3 ON FREQUENCY, This is due to an emergency on frequency. Also a “BOLO” refers to a BULLETIN being sent to all departments.

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