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Cross-Examination of the Officer

Cross-Examination of the Officer

Below is a summary of “10 Codes” typically used by police dispatchers. There are often local variations.

Law Enforcement "10 Codes" 

10-1 You are being received poorly 10-21h Telephone home
10-2 You are being received well 10-22 Cancel last message
10-3 Stop Transmission 10-23 Stand by
10-4 Message received 10-24 Trouble at station
10-5 Relay message 10-27 Check for warrants
10-6 Station is busy 10-28 Check vehicle or subject
10-7 Out of service/Off the air 10-29 Check vehicle or subject wants
10-8 In service/On the air 10-30 Subject has no record or wants
10-9 Repeat last message 10-31 Subject has record, no wants
10-10 Out of service, radio on 10-32 Subject wanted
10-11 Give FCC call sign/Talk slower 10-33 Emergency traffic on air
10-12 Visitors present 10-34 Clear for traffic/Resume normal broadcast
10-13 Advise weather/road conditions 10-35 Confidential Information/Backup needed
10-14 Convoy or escort detail 10-36 Correct time (is)/Confidential Information
10-15 En route to jail with prisoner 10-37 Correct time (is)
10-16 Pick up prisoner 10-39 Message delivered
10-17 Pick up documents 10-86 Traffic check
10-18 Complete assignment quickly 10-87 Meet the officer
10-19 Go(ing) to station 10-97 Arriving at assignment
10-20 (What is your/my) location 10-98 Assignment completed
10-21 Telephone the station 10-99 Officer needs help, EMERGENCY
10-1 You are being received poorly
10-21h Telephone home
10-2 You are being received well
10-22 Cancel last message
10-3 Stop Transmission
10-23 Stand by
10-4 Message received
10-24 Trouble at station
10-5 Relay message
10-27 Check for warrants
10-6 Station is busy
10-28 Check vehicle or subject
10-7 Out of service/Off the air
10-29 Check vehicle or subject wants
10-8 In service/On the air
10-30 Subject has no record or wants
10-9 Repeat last message
10-31 Subject has record, no wants
10-10 Out of service, radio on
10-32 Subject wanted
10-11 Give FCC call sign/Talk slower
10-33 Emergency traffic on air
10-12 Visitors present
10-34 Clear for traffic/Resume normal broadcast
10-13 Advise weather/road conditions
10-35 Confidential Information/Backup needed
10-14 Convoy or escort detail
10-36 Correct time (is)/Confidential Information
10-15 En route to jail with prisoner
10-37 Correct time (is)
10-16 Pick up prisoner
10-39 Message delivered
10-17 Pick up documents
10-86 Traffic check
10-18 Complete assignment quickly
10-87 Meet the officer
10-19 Go(ing) to station
10-97 Arriving at assignment
10-20 (What is your/my) location
10-98 Assignment completed
10-21 Telephone the station
10-99 Officer needs help, EMERGENCY
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