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Appendix B: Association of Public Safety Communication (APCO) "10" Codes

10-0 Use Caution
10-1 Signal Weak
10-2 Signal Good
10-3 Stop Transmitting
10-4 Message Received
10-5 Relay
10-6 Station is busy
10-7 Out Of Service
10-8 In Service
10-9 Repeat
10-10 Fight In Progress
10-11 Animal Problem
10-12 Stand By
10-13 Report Conditions
10-14 Prowler Report
10-15 Civil Disturbance
10-16 Domestic Problem
10-17 Meet Complainant
10-18 Urgent
10-19 Go To Station
10-20 Advise To Location
10-21 Phone _______
10-22 Disregard
10-23 Arrived At Scene
10-24 Assignment Complete
10-25 Report to ________
10-26 Detaining Suspect
10-27 Driver's License Information
10-28 Vehicle Registration Information
10-29 Check Records For Want
10-30 Unauthorized Use Of Radio
10-31 Crime In Progress
10-32 Person With Gun
10-33 Emergency - All Units Stand By
10-34 Riot
10-35 Major Crime Alert
10-36 Correct Time
10-37 Suspicious Vehicle
10-38 Stop Suspicious Vehicle
10-39 Respond With Siren and Flashers
10-40 Do not use Siren and Flashers
10-41 Beginning Shift
10-42 End Shift
10-43 Information
10-44 Permission to Leave
10-45 Dead Animal
10-46 Assist Motorist
10-47 Emergency Road Repair
10-48 Traffic Control
10-49 Traffic Signal Out
10-50 Traffic Accident
10-51 Request Tow Truck
10-52 Request Ambulance
10-53 Roadway Blocked
10-54 Livestock on Roadway
10-55 Intoxicated Driver
10-56 Intoxicated Pedestrian
10-57 Hit and Run Accident
10-58 Direct Traffic
10-59 Escort
10-60 Squad In Vicinity
10-61 Personnel In Vicinity
10-62 Reply To Message
10-63 Prepare to Copy
10-64 Local Message
10-65 Net Message
10-66 Cancel Message
10-67 Clear For Net Message
10-68 Dispatch Information
10-69 Message Received
10-70 Fire Alarm
10-71 Advise Nature Of Alarm
10-72 Report Progress of Alarm
10-73 Smoke Report
10-74 Negative
10-75 In contact with _______
10-76 En route to _______
10-77 Estimated Time of Arrival
10-78 Request Assistance
10-79 Notify Coroner
10-80 Pursuit in Progress
10-81 Breathalyser Report
10-82 Reserved Lodgings
10-83 School Crossing Assignment
10-84 If meeting… Advise Estimated Time of Arrival
10-85 Arrival Delayed
10-86 Operator On Duty
10-87 Pick Up
10-88 Advise Telephone Number
10-89 Bomb Threat
10-90 Bank Alarm
10-91 Pick Up Subject
10-92 Illegally Parked Vehicle
10-93 Blockage
10-94 Drag Racing
10-95 Subject In Custody
10-96 Detain Subject
10-97 Test Signal
10-98 Prisoner Escape
10-99 Wanted Or Stolen