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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1
202 103
10-20 Location

2
203 136
10-53 Man Down

3
169 110
10-51 Drunk

4
102 60
10-45D Dead

5
80 43
311 Indecent Exposure 

6
150 98
10-9 Repeat Message

7
69 36
10-3 Stop Transmitting 

8
78 44
10-66 Suspicious Person

9
111 71
187 Homicide

10
58 29
510 Speeding or Racing Vehicles 

11
53 26
502 Drunk Driving 

12
42 20
242 Battery 

13
50 27
10-15 Prisoner in Custody

14
83 55
207 Kidnapping

15
66 42
10-50 Under Influence of Drugs

16
52 31
10-22 Disregard Last Assignment 

17
49 29
10-56 Suicide 

18
42 25
10-0 Caution

19
36 21
10-71 Shooting

20
47 32
240 Assault 

21
40 26
10-32 Drowning

22
37 25
10-43 Call a Doctor 

23
35 25
10-91 Animal 

24
45 35
10-80 Explosion

25
52 42
10-26 Clear

26
34 30
10-70 Prowler