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
10-10   Possible Crime (prowler, suspicious person/vehicle, shots fired, etc.)
10-11   Alarm (specify type)
10-12   Police Officer/Security Holding Suspect
10-13   Assist Police 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
10-21/10-31             Burglary
10-22/10-32             Larceny (specify: auto, from person, other)
     /10-33             Explosive Device or Threat
10-24/10-34             Assault (specify)
10-25/10-35             Child Abuse
10-29/10-39             Other Crime (specify)
10-44  Suspicious Substance Reported (Bio/Chem/etc.)  L-Letter, P-Package, S-Substance
Rapid Mobilization Codes: 
(see also 10-70, 10-71, 10-77)
10-45  4 sergeants, 20 officers
10-46  1 lieutenant, 8 sergeants, 40 officers
10-47  Additional lieutenant, 8 sergeants, 40 officers
10-48  Unscheduled response as directed by officer in charge

Level One    Responding Borough Task Force
Level Two    Task Force - City Wide
Level Three  Local Borough Precinct Personnel
Level Four   Precinct Personnel - City Wide

Non Crime Incidents:
10-50   Disorderly Person/Group or Noise
10-51   Roving band (specify direction of travel & number in group)
10-52   Dispute (specify)
10-53   Vehicle Accident (specify)
10-54   Ambulance Case (specify type)
10-55   Ambulance Case No RMP required
10-56   Verify if Ambulance Needed
10-56 O Outstretched Person (used in transit condition needing verification)
10-57   2nd Call for Ambulance - verify
10-58   Assist Ambulance (specify type of assist)
10-59   Alarm of Fire (specify type)
10-60 H Research (disabled vehicle)
10-60 I Broadcast (chase/pursuit)

Other Conditions:
10-65   Utility Trouble (specify nature and if ESU responding or not)
10-66   Unusual Incident (train derailment/collision, plane crash, building collapse)
10-67   Traffic/Parking Condition (specify)
10-68   See Complainant re: (specify)
10-69   Other Non-Crime Incident (specify)
10-69 N Narcotics - refer to PDU
10-69 S For your eyes only - refer to out of city agency (specify)
10-75 P Park, Walk, Talk
10-75 V Vertical Patrol
10-75 D Directed Patrol

Mobilization Codes:
10-70   Borough emergency
10-71   Citywide emergency
10-77   Implement local mobilization plan

Assignment Status (interim):
10-80   Cancel (specify unneeded service)
10-81   Transporting to Stationhouse
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  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
        U Unable to gain entrance
        X Unfounded
        Y Unnecessary
        Z Gone on arrival
10-91   Non-crime corrected
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   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   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 - DARP requested, waited 30 minutes, made 2nd request, resumed patrol