Law/Radio Procedures

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Police Radio Channel

xxxxxThis is an IC channel and should be used for Radio Communications Only.

  • Always begin your initial comment with your Call Sign, and always refer to your intended audience by Callsign if possible. (Eg. 3P123 to Control. 3P456 to 1D123. 1D532 to all available units.)
  • Avoid using the given or last names of officers in the clear. The Police Radio broadcasts on a frequency civilians can overhear. A certain level of opaqueness to the communication is necessary for officer and operational safety.
  • When using the radio, you should contact dispatch center first using this format: <Callsign> to Control


Example Radio Communication for an officer arrive that just arrived on at Motor Vehicle Accident.

  • 3P027 to Control
  • Control to 3P027 go ahead
  • 3P027 to Control, mark me arriving at the motor vehicle accident at Mead and Sheehan.
  • Control to 3P027 Received.



Call Signs

  • Radio signs are different then badge numbers. Call signs are designated to identify you over the radio and provide general information to other officers.


  • Call signs are designated in the following Manner by <Patrol District> + <Divisional Identifier> + <3 Digit Unique Badge Number>
    • Example Juanita Sarions Call sign Would be 1C144 as she has no assigned patrol area, is command staff and her badge number is 144.


  • Call Signs should be placed as Comtitle for Police Radio and Blue Line. Comtitles can be set using comtitle <alias>=<title>. (Ex: comtitle pr=4P007)

Patrol District

  • All Patrol Officers - MUST - Choose between 2-6 - Harbor Patrol Officers are automatically 7. Command, Detectives, CSI and Airborne are 1.


  • 1 - General (No Assigned Patrol Area)
  • 2 -
  • 3 -
  • 4 -
  • 5 -
  • 6 -
  • 7 - Harbor


  • Note: Districts are NOT restrictions, You can still Roleplay anywhere in the city and respond to events that happen anywhere. What the districts will do, is when an event/crime happens in that city, those officers in that district will be aware of it before other officers might be aware. Also major events could effect officers in that area.

Divisional Identifier

  • P - Patrol
  • K - K-9 Unit
  • D - Detective
  • I - Crime Scene Investigator
  • A - Airborne Search and Rescue
  • M - Mounted Unit
  • H - Harbor Patrol
  • C - Command


Receiving 911 Calls

  • Answer the call as a Fallcoast Emergency Response Operator, there will be several NPC's to choose from. Never answer the call as yourself, unless you ARE a dispatcher IC.
    • Example. 911 :as Fallcoast Emergency Dispatcher Thompson, "Says Fallcoast Emergency Response Recorded Line, Dispatcher Thompson, Please State your Emergency"


  • Always use the same greeting for 911 calls. "Fallcoast Emergency Response Recorded Line, Dispatcher <Name>, Please State your Emergency"


  • Always gather the following information from the caller
    • Type of Emergency
    • Name of the Caller
    • Phone number of the caller if the Dispatch system does not automatically grab it
    • Additional Information if applicable
      • Victims Name
      • Number of Victims


  • General Rules for Dispatching
    • Keep the caller on the line until assistance has arrived
    • Dispatch officers to the seen as soon as possible, don't wait until you have all the information


  • Log the call in the Blue Line Sub Forum for 911 Calls with the following Template.
    • [Caller] <Name>
    • [Date] <date>
    • [Time]
    • [Type] <Fire> <Medical> <Police> <Search and Rescue> <Harbor> <City Related>
    • [Summary] <Include a brief summary of the call, include what was reported, and the response ordered by dispatch>
    • [Case Link] <Links to PRP log and Forum Link for Case Opened if applicable> This does not need to be done immediately.


Radio Status 10-Codes

10-Code Usage
10-0 Radio check
10-1 Signal is Bad - Unable to Understand
10-2 Signal is good
10-4 Message received
10-6 Busy, stand by
10-7 Out of service
10-8 In service
10-9 Say again (Repeat information)
10-10 Negative
10-11 Traffic Stop
10-15 Subject under arrest
10-20 Location
10-22 Disregard
10-23 Arrived at scene
10-26 Detaining subject
10-27 Driver’s license or identification
10-28 Vehicle Information Request
10-37 Subject with deadly weapon
10-38 Code RED Shots fired


The 10-4 on Radio Procedures

Code Name Usage
Code Zero Possible safety hazard, caution is advised
Code One Respond at normal safe speed
Code Two Respond quickly, but no lights or sirens needed
Code Three Respond immediately, with lights and sirens
Code Four All is well; situation is secure; no additional help needed (used as interrogative statement)
Code Five Undercover, units avoid area.
Code Six Arrived at location, investigating.
401 ACCIDENT
401A HIT AND RUN
401B ACCIDENT WITH INJURY
401C ACCIDENT (PRIVATE PROPERTY)
402 FIRE
403 PROWLER
404 UNKNOWN TROUBLE
404A 9-1-1 DISCONNECT
405 SUICIDE
406 BURGLARY
406A BURGLARY ALARM
406V AUTO BURGLARY
407 ROBBERY
407A ROBBERY ALARM
407B ROBBERY INVOLVING A B-PACK
408 DRUNK
409 DRUNK DRIVER
410 RECKLESS DRIVER
411 STOLEN MOTOR VEHICLE
411A RECOVERED STOLEN VEHICLE
411B STOLEN DEPT. BAIT CAR
413 PERSON WITH A GUN
413A PERSON WITH A KNIFE
413B PERSON WITH OTHER DEADLY WEAPON
414 GRAND LARCENY
414A PETIT LARCENY
414C LARCENY FROM A PERSON
415 ASSAULT/BATTERY
415A ASSAULT/BATTERY WITH A GUN
415B ASSAULT/BATTERY WITH OTHER DEADLY WEAPON
415C ASSAULT/BATTERY NEGATIVE INJURY DRIVE BY SHOOTING
416 FIGHT
416A JUVENILE DISTURBANCE
416B OTHER DISTURBANCE
417 FAMILY DISTURBANCE
418 MISSING PERSON
418A FOUND PERSON
418B RUNAWAY
419 DEAD BODY
420 HOMICIDE
421 SICK OR INJURED PERSON
421A MENTALLY ILL PERSON
421C SICK OR INJURED PERSON WITH COMMUNICABLE DISEASE
422 INJURED OFFICER
423 SEE PERSON FOR INFO
424 ABUSE/NEGLECT
425 SUSPICIOUS SITUATION
425A SUSPICIOUS PERSON
425B SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE
425H HAZARDOUS MATERIAL
426 SEXUAL ASSAULT
427 KIDNAP
428 CHILD MOLEST
429 INDECENT EXPOSURE
430 ANIMAL COMPLAINT
431 MISSING/FOUND PROPERTY
432 FRAUD
433 STOLEN PROPERTY
434 ILLEGAL SHOOTING
437 KEEP THE PEACE
438 TRAFFIC PROBLEM
439 ASSIST CITIZEN
440 WANTED SUSPECT
441 MALICIOUS DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY
442 AIRPLANE EMERGENCY
443 ASSIST AN OFFICER
444 OFFICER NEEDS HELPEMERGENCY
444A PANIC ALARM AT METRO FACILITIES
445 EXPLOSIVE DEVICE
446 NARCOTICS
447 CIVIL MATTER