police 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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80 38
10-51 Drunk

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2
35 13
10-20 Location

3
38 16
10-53 Man Down

4
25 7
10-45D Dead

5
27 12
10-3 Stop Transmitting 

6
23 9
10-9 Repeat Message

7
24 10
207 Kidnapping

8
23 10
10-66 Suspicious Person

9
26 14
187 Homicide

10
20 10
10-15 Prisoner in Custody

11
18 9
10-22 Disregard Last Assignment 

12
22 14
510 Speeding or Racing Vehicles 

13
14 7
10-50 Under Influence of Drugs

14
17 10
311 Indecent Exposure 

15
9 4
10-91 Animal 

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11 6
242 Battery 

17
14 10
10-80 Explosion

18
12 8
10-56 Suicide 

19
10 6
502 Drunk Driving 

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13 10
10-32 Drowning

21
12 9
10-71 Shooting

22
10 8
10-0 Caution

23
9 7
10-43 Call a Doctor 

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9 7
10-70 Prowler

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14 13
240 Assault 

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10 9
10-26 Clear