Police Radio Scanner Lingo

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Common 10 Codes Used by Public Safety Officers

Some areas use different codes.

10-0: Use caution
10-1: Signal weak
10-2: Signal good
10-3: Stop transmitting
10-4: Message received (Acknowledgement)
10-5: Relay
10-6: Busy
10-7: Out of service
10-8: In service
10-9: Repeat
10-10: Fight in progress
10-11: Animal problem
10-11: _____ on duty
10-12: Stand by
10-13: Weather conditions
10-14: Prowler report
10-14: Message / information
10-15: Civil disturbance
10-15: Message delivered
10-16: Domestic problem
10-16: Reply to message
10-17: Meet complaintant
10-17: En route
10-18: Urgent
10-19: Go to station
10-19: In contact
10-20: Advise to location
10-21: Phone _____
10-22: Disregard
10-23: Arrived at scene
10-24: Assignment complete
10-25: Report to _____
10-26: Detaining suspect
10-27: Driver’s license info
10-28: Vehicle registration info
10-29: Check records for want
10-30: Unauthorized use of radio
10-31: Crime in progress
10-32: Person with gun
10-33: Emergency – all units stand by
10-34: Riot
10-35: Major crime alert
10-36: Correct time
10-37: Suspicious vehicle
10-38: Stop suspicious vehicle
10-39: Respond with siren and flashers
10-40: Do not use siren and flashers
10-41: Beginning shift
10-42: End shift
10-43: Information
10-44: Permission to leave
10-45: Dead animal
10-46: Assist motorist
10-47: Emergency road repair
10-48: Traffic control
10-49: Traffic signal out
10-50: Traffic accident
10-51: Request tow truck
10-52: Request ambulance
10-53: Roadway blocked
10-54: Livestock on roadway
10-55: Intoxicated driver
10-56: Intoxicated pedestrian
10-57: Hit and run accident
10-58: Direct traffic
10-59: Escort
10-60: Squad in vicinity
10-61: Personnel in vicinity
10-62: Reply to message
10-63: Prepare to copy
10-64: Local message
10-65: Next message
10-66: Cancel message
10-67: Clear for next message
10-68: Dispatch info
10-69: Message received
10-70: Fire alarm
10-71: Advise nature of alarm
10-72: Report progress of alarm
10-73: Smoke report
10-74: Negative
10-75: In contact with _____
10-76: En route to _____
10-77: Estimate time of arrival
10-78: Request assistance
10-79: Notify coroner
10-80: Pursuit in progress
10-81: Breathalyser report
10-82: Reserved lodgings
10-83: School crossing assignment
10-84: Estmated time of arrival
10-85: Arrival delayed
10-86: Operator on duty
10-87: Pick up
10-88: Adive telephone number
10-89: Bomb threat
10-90: Bank alarm
10-91: Pick up subject
10-92: Illegally parked vehicle
10-93: Blockage
10-94: Drag racing
10-95: Subject in custody
10-96: Detain subject
10-97: Test signal
10-98: Prisoner escape
10-99: Wanted or stolen

10 Codes on Wikipedia

9 and 10 Codes from Dispatch Magazine