New York City Police Department

Radio Signal Codes

Common Codes:
10-1    Call Your Command
10-2    Return To Your Command
10-3    Call Dispatcher By Telephone
10-4    Acknowledgment
10-5    Repeat Message
10-6    Standby
10-7    Verify Address/Location
10-10   Possible Crime
         S Shots fired
         F Firearm possession
         K Knife possession
         H Help
         N Narcotics sale/use
         P Suspicious person/prowler
         Q Other/minor condition
         V Suspicious vehicle
         Y Serious condition
        Y3 Other/serious condition
10-11   Alarm
        (add as needed: 3-Hold up alarm, 4 Burglary alarm)
         A Audible (minor)
         B Bank
         C Commercial
         R Residential
         Q Other/taped recording
10-12   Police Officer/Security Holding Suspect
10-13   Assist Police Officer
         U Uniformed officer
         X Unknown/unverified
         Z Civilian clothes officer
10-14   License Plate Check - Occupied & Suspicious - Verify If Stolen
10-15   License Plate Check - Verify If Is Stolen - Occupied or Not
10-16   Vehicle is Reported Stolen
10-17   Vehicle is Not Reported Stolen
10-18   Warrant Check Shows An Active Warrant
10-19   Warrant Check Negative
Past /In progress       Crime:
10-20/10-30             Robbery     [B-bank, C-commercial, R-residential, Q-other]
10-21/10-31             Burglary    [B-bank, C-commercial, R-residential, Q-other]
10-22/10-32             Larceny     [P-from person, V-vehicle stolen, Q-other]
     /10-33             Explosive Device or Threat
10-24/10-34             Assault     [K-knife, S-shots fired, W-weapon, Q-other]
10-29/10-39             Other Crime [C-criminal mischief, G-graffiti vandalism, Q-other]
10-40   Panic alarm (vehicle)
10-44   Suspicious Substance Reported
         B Biological Hazard Detection (USPS)
         H Hazardous Materials
         L Letter
         P Package
         S Substance
Non Crime Incidents:
10-50   Disorderly [G-group, P-person, N-noise]
10-51   Roving band (specify direction of travel & number in group)
10-52   Dispute
         A Domestic violence alarm
         D Dispute
         F Firearm
         K Knife
         V Violation of order of protection
10-53   Vehicle Accident [D-Dispute, H-Hit by Auto, I-Injury, P-Property only, Q-Other, X-Person Pinned]
10-54   Ambulance Case   [B-Burn, C-Cardiac, D4-Drowning/Water Rescue, E-EDP, H-Heavy Bleeder,
                          I-Minor Injury, L-Severed Limb, R-Rescue, S-Serious, U-Unconscious, Q-Other]
10-55   Ambulance Case No RMP required
10-56   Verify if Ambulance Needed
10-57   2nd Call for Ambulance - verify
10-58   Assist Ambulance [D-dispute, S-carry case]
10-59   Alarm of Fire
         A Factory
         B Store
         C Commercial
         E Explosion
         F Hotel / Shelter
         G Church
         H Hospital
         I School
         J Theater
         K Public Facility
         L Bldg. Under Construction
         N Brush
         Q Other 
        Q1 Alarm Activation
         R Dwelling
         T Transit
         U Unknown 
         V Transportation
         W Rubbish
10-60   Research [H-disabled vehicle, I-broadcast for vehicle in pursuit]
Administrative Codes:
10-61   Out of Service - Precinct Assignment/Not Available (give condition and location)
10-62   Out of Service - Mechanical (give condition and location)
10-63   Out of Service - Meal (give location)
Other Conditions:
10-65   Utility Trouble (specify) [S-one officer needed]
10-66   Unusual Incident (train derailment/collision, plane crash, building collapse)
10-67   Traffic/Parking Condition (specify) [S-one officer needed]
10-68   See Complainant re: (specify)
         A ACS Worker
         G Aid Serving Summons
         Q Other
         M Assist Marshal
         U MOS 10-85
10-69   Other Non-Crime Incident (specify) [N-narcotics use, S-one officer needed]
10-71   Sex offender address check
10-75   Visibility Patrol
         B Bus
         C Community Visit
         D Directed Patrol
         F Family Home Visit / Offenders
         I Interior
         P Park, Walk, Talk
         V Vertical Patrol
         W Warrant Check
Assignment Status (interim):
10-80   Cancel (specify unneeded service)
10-81   Authorized Highway Tow [A-has arrived, N-request]
10-82   Verificaton/Arrest (give number detained)
10-83   Report/Notification at Station House
10-84   Arrived at Scene
10-85   Need Additional Unit (specify type & reason)
10-86   Female In/Female Out of Vehicle (indicate time)
10-87   Unit to Hospital (specify hospital)
10-88   Vehicle Pursuit as a result of another assignment
10-89   Other Interim Status (specify)
Final Dispositions:
10-90   Incident Disposition
        F1 Domestic Incident Report (no offense of domestic violence is alleged)
        F2 Domestic Incident Report (unfounded report of domestic violence)
        J1 Domestic Incident Report (no offense of child abuse is alleged)
        J2 Domestic Incident Report (offense of reported child abuse is unfounded)
         N Unfounded or Unnecessary Alarm
        N3 Unfounded or Unnecessary Alarm/Deferred Service
         U Unable to gain entrance
        V2 Unsuccesful Home Visit
         X Unfounded
         Y Unnecessary
         Z Gone on arrival
10-91   Non-crime corrected [V-Home Visit, Q-other]
10-92   Arrest
         C Crime Arrest (felony/misdemeanor, include number arrested)
         F Family Offense Arrest Made
         J Child Abuse Arrest Affected
         Q Other Arrest (specify type)
10-93   Complaint (no arrest)
         C Complaint Report prepared for a crime
         F Complaint Report/Domestic Incident (for Family Offense)
         J Complaint Report/Domestic Incident (for Child Abuse)
         Q Other report prepared (no arrest)
10-94   Handled by previous tour
10-95   Non-crime referred by another agency (specify)
10-96   Summons served
10-97   Ambulance Case Disposition
         H Patient removed to hospital
         R Patient refused medical aide
        E1 EDP admitted to hospital
        E2 EDP released from hospital
10-98   Resuming patrol/available (not acceptable from final unit on scene)
10-99   Other final disposition (must include remarks)
        T4 Vehicle Accident - no tow truck required
        T5 Vehicle Accident - DARP tow required
        T6 Vehicle Accident - other tow service
        T7 Vehicle Accident - DARP and other tow service
        T8 Vehicle Accident - authorized tow service
        T9 Vehicle Accident - DARP 2nd request, now 10-98
Level One    Local Borough Task Force
Level Two    Task Forces City Wide
Level Three  Local Borough Task Force plus Borough Precinct Personnel
Level Four   Task Forces City Wide plus Precinct Personnel City Wide
TERTIARY CODE KEY (Unless Substituted):
1 Inside                      6	Domestic/Family Related
2 Outside                     7 Possible Child Neglect/Abuse
3 Private Dwelling            8	On Highway
4 Multiple Dwelling           9	In Transit
5 N/A                         0	N/A
IE: 53X8 = Vehicle Accident / Extrication Req / On Highway
UPDATED 8/17/2014