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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234 124
10-20 Location

2
118 65
10-45D Dead

3
220 143
10-53 Man Down

4
162 102
10-9 Repeat Message

5
177 115
10-51 Drunk

6
117 71
187 Homicide

7
59 27
502 Drunk Driving 

8
74 39
10-3 Stop Transmitting 

9
81 46
10-66 Suspicious Person

10
85 50
311 Indecent Exposure 

11
64 34
510 Speeding or Racing Vehicles 

12
46 20
242 Battery 

13
86 57
207 Kidnapping

14
69 43
10-50 Under Influence of Drugs

15
52 29
10-15 Prisoner in Custody

16
55 34
10-22 Disregard Last Assignment 

17
41 22
10-71 Shooting

18
51 31
10-56 Suicide 

19
45 26
10-32 Drowning

20
45 26
10-0 Caution

21
51 34
240 Assault 

22
39 27
10-43 Call a Doctor 

23
47 35
10-80 Explosion

24
37 26
10-91 Animal 

25
55 44
10-26 Clear

26
38 34
10-70 Prowler