Secrets Police Officer Codes (And What They Mean)  

Jacoby Bancroft
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Have you ever seen a police officer in public speaking in a bunch of numbers? That's because they have their own set of numerical codes they use in order to say things fast and efficient. It turns out, they have a police scanner code for just about everything.  What do these police officer codes mean? Check out the list below to find out these important police code meanings and to learn about all the different codes police officers use.

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166 78
10-20 Location

2
192 125
10-53 Man Down

3
138 87
10-9 Repeat Message

4
95 54
10-45D Dead

5
155 100
10-51 Drunk

6
102 59
187 Homicide

7
73 40
311 Indecent Exposure 

8
61 33
10-3 Stop Transmitting 

9
72 42
10-66 Suspicious Person

10
81 51
207 Kidnapping

11
53 28
510 Speeding or Racing Vehicles 

12
48 24
502 Drunk Driving 

13
63 39
10-50 Under Influence of Drugs

14
46 26
10-15 Prisoner in Custody

15
36 20
242 Battery 

16
47 30
10-22 Disregard Last Assignment 

17
34 19
10-91 Animal 

18
34 19
10-71 Shooting

19
39 25
10-0 Caution

20
41 28
10-56 Suicide 

21
35 23
10-43 Call a Doctor 

22
37 25
10-32 Drowning

23
41 30
240 Assault 

24
41 33
10-80 Explosion

25
48 40
10-26 Clear

26
31 25
10-70 Prowler