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What are Police Scanner Codes

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A police scanner is basically just another type of a radio scanner. These special scanners can give and receive wireless radio signal transmissions and is becoming more and more of a household item. Police scanners are mainly used for both safety and business purposes. Unlike a FM or an AM radio signal which can only pick up their respective signals, the scanner will pick up a wide variety of signals and a number of them simultaneously too, allowing an easy check up on the various channels. Therefore, the term police scanners is simply a scanner that is tuned into the radio broadcasts done by the region"s police department.
Advantages and Purposes of a Police ScannerSurprisingly a police scanner can help people in many ways, whether it is through excitement or through a sense of safety.
 Firstly, police scanners are quite exciting to tune into. It is a human instinct to want to know what is happening when, for example a police car, an ambulance, or a fire truck is blazing by. With a police scanner, a user would know exactly what is going on.
 Also, it can help a user lessen the impact any potential environmental disasters may cause. For example, earthquakes, thunderstorms, and tornadoes could be immediately responded to by taking the necessary actions with the guidance of a police scanner.
 Potential accidents such as toxic spills or power outages near the user can also be responded to if the user was tuning into a police scanner.
 Neighborhood crimes are also unpredictable. However, with a police scanner, anyone can be constantly updated with the latest news and any precautions that they should take. A collective effort by many people with police scanners in the same neighborhood can lead to a much safer community.
Police Scanner CodesAlthough the police scanner codes differ from region to region, mostly it is quite unified.
Police Scanner 10 Codes

100 Caution

101 Reception poor

102 Reception good

103 Stop transmitting

104 Message received, understood

105 Repay message

106 Change channel

107 Out of service

107A Out of service, home

107B Out of service, personal

108 In service

109 Repeat message

1010 Off duty

1010A Off duty, home

1011 Identify frequency

1012 Visitor(s) present

1013 Weather and road advice

1014 Citizen w/suspect

1015 Prisoner in custody

1016 Pick up prisoner

1017 Request for gasoline

1018 Equipment exchange

1019 Return(ing) to station

1020 ocation

1021 Telephone

1021A Advise home I will return at:

1022 Disregard last assignment

1023 Stand by

1024 Request cartocar transmit

1025 Do you have contact with:

1026 Clear

1027 D.D.. report

1028 Registration request

1029 Check for wants

1029F Subject wanted, felony

1029H Hazard potential from subject

1029M Subject wanted, Misdemeanor

1029V Vehicle wanted

1030 Doesnt conform to regulations

1032 Drowning

1033 Alarm sounding, audible

1034 Assist at office

1035 Time check

1036 Confidential information

1037 Identify operator

1039 Can () come to the radio?

1040 Is () available for phone call?

1042 Check the welfare of/at:

1043 Call a doctor

1045 Condition of patient?

1045A Good

1045B Serious

1045C Critical

1045D Dead

1049 Proceed to:

1050 Under influence of drugs

1051 Drunk

1052 Resuscitator

1053 Man down

1054 Possible dead body

1055 Coroner case

1056 Suicide

1056A Suicide attempt

1057 Missing person

1059 Security check

1060 ockout

1061 Miscellaneous public service

1062 Meet a citizen

1062A Take a report from a citizen

1062B Civilian standby

1063 Prepare to copy

1064 Found property

1066 Suspicious person

1067 Person calling for help

1068 Telephone for police

1070 Prowler

1071 Shooting

1072 Gun involved

1073 How do you receive?

1079 Bomb threat

1080 Explosion

1086 Any radio traffic?

1088 Assume post

1091 Animal

1091A Animal, stray

1091B Animal, noisy

1091C Animal, injured

1091D Animal, dead

1091E Animal, bite

1091G Animal, pickup

1091J Animal, pickup collect

1091 Animal, leash law violation

1091V Animal, vicious

1095 Need ID tech unit

1097 Arrived at scene

1098 Available to assignPolice Scanner 11 Codes

1110 Take report

1124 Abandoned vehicle

1125 Traffic hazard

1126 Abandoned bicycle

1127 1027 W/driver held

1128 1028 W/driver held

1140 Advise if ambulance needed

1141 Ambulance needed

1142 No ambulance needed

1148 Furnish transportation

1151 Escort

1152 Funeral detail

1154 Suspicious vehicle

1155 Officer being followed by auto

1156 1155 W/dangerous persons

1157 Unidentified auto at assignments

1158 Radio monitored, use phone

1159 Intensive attention: high hazard,business areas

1160 Attack in high hazard area

1165 Signal light out

1166 Defective signal light

1178 Aircraft accident

1179 Accident Ambulance sent

1180 Accident Major injuries

1181 Accident Minor injuries

1182 Accident No injuries

1183 Accident No detail

1184 Direct traffic

1185 Tow truck required

1194 Pedestrian stop

1195 Routine traffic stop

1196 Checking suspicious vehicle

1197 Time/security check on patrol

1198 Meet:

1199 Officer needs help!
Common Police Scanner Codes

187 Homicide

207 Kidnapping

207A Kidnapping attempt

211 Robbery

211A Robbery alarm

211S Robbery alarm, silent

217 Assault with intent to murder

240 Assault

242 Battery

245 Assault with a deadly weapon

246 Shooting at inhabited dwelling

261 Rape

261A Attempted rape

273A Child neglect

273D Wife beating Felony

288 ewd conduct

311 Indecent exposure

314 Indecent exposure

374B Illegal dumping

390 Drunk

390D Drunk, unconscious

415 Disturbance

417 Person with a gun

417A Person with a knife

459 Burglary

459A Burglar alarm

459S Burglar alarm, silent

470 Forgery

480 Hit and run Felony

481 Hit and run Misdemeanor

484 Petty theft

487 Grand theft

488 Petty theft

502 Drunk Driving

503 Auto theft

504 Tampering with a vehicle

505 Reckless driving

507 Public nuisance

510 Speeding or racing vehicles

586 Illegal parking

594 Malicious mischief

595 Runaway car

604 Throwing missiles

647 ewd conduct

653M Threatening phone callsCode Blue Bus/Cab in troubleCode Red Varda Alarm activatedCode Purple Gang Activity

5150 Mental case

10851 Auto theft

10852 Tampering with vehicle

20001 Hit and run Felony

20002 Hit and run Misdemeanor

20007 Hit and run Unattended

21958 Drunk pedestrian on roadway

22350 Speeding

22500 Illegal parking

23101 Drunk driving injuries

23102 Drunk driving

23103 Reckless driver

23104 Reckless driver

23105 Driver under narcotics

23109 Racing

23110 Person throwing objects atvehicles

23151 Drunk driving injuries

23152 Drunk driverPolice Scanner I37 CodesCode 2 Urgent no light or sirenCode 3 Use lights and sirenCode 4 No further assistance neededCode 5 StakeoutCode 6 Stay out of areaCode 7 Meal breakCode 8 Restroom breakCode 9 Summer uniformCode 10 SWAT precall upCode 11 SWAT Call upCode 37 Subject/Property wantedMedical and Fire CodesCode 10 Critical Trauma caseCode 20 Acute Trauma caseCode 30 Trauma caseCode 40 Serious case (IV started)Code 50 Basic transport (not serious)Code N Newsworthy event


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