Law Enforcement

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.
list ordered by
1
502
Drunk Driving 
2
10-20
Location
3
10-45D
Dead
4
311
Indecent Exposure 
5
187
Homicide
6
10-3
Stop Transmitting 
7
510
Speeding or Racing Vehicles 
8
10-51
Drunk
9
10-22
Disregard Last Assignment 
10
10-9
Repeat Message
11
10-53
Man Down
12
242
Battery 
13
10-66
Suspicious Person
14
10-32
Drowning
15
10-0
Caution
16
10-71
Shooting
17
10-15
Prisoner in Custody
18
207
Kidnapping
19
240
Assault 
20
10-50
Under Influence of Drugs
21
10-56
Suicide 
22
10-91
Animal 
23
10-80
Explosion
24
10-43
Call a Doctor 
25
10-26
Clear