Common CHP Codes and Shorthand

10-1 Reception poor
10-2 Reception good
10-4 Message received
10-5 Relay message
10-6 Busy, stand by
10-7 Out of service
10-8 In service
10-9 Repeat last transmission
1010 Off duty
1011 Identify mobile frequency
1013 Advise road or weather conditions
1014 Provide escort
1015 Prisoner in custody
1017 Relay paper, supplies, etc.
1019 Return, or return to_________
1020 Location requested
1021 Telephone_________
1022 Disregard
1023 Standby
1028 Request for registration
1029 Check for wanted (person or vehicle)
1030 Improper radio traffic
1031 Attempt suicide
1035 Code 2 backup
1036 Confidential information
1036A Confidential info, subject possibly armed
1036F Confidential info, possible felony wants
1036M Confidential info, possible misdemeanor wants
1039 Message or item delivered
1097 Arrived on scene
1098 Assignment completed
1110 Take a report
1124 Abandoned vehicle
1125 Traffic hazard
1126 Abandoned vehicle, occupied
1127 Drivers license check, driver held
1141 Ambulance required
1144 Possible fatality
1148 Provide transportation
1166 Defective traffic signals
1179 Accident, ambulance rolling
1180 Accident, major injuries
1181 Accident, minor injuries
1182 Accident, property damage
1183 Accident, no details
1184 Direct traffic
1185 Tow truck required
1186 Bomb threat
1187 Bomb found
1198 Meet________
1199 Officer requires help, emergency
3A, AAA AMERICAN AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIATION
911C CELLULAR 911 CALL
AAA TRIPLE A (AMERICAN AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIATION)
AC ANIMAL CONTROL
ACTIVE INCIDENT CALL HAS BEEN ASSIGNED TO A CHP OFFICER
AIFU ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION FOLLOW-UP
AIR CHP AIRCRAFT (“AIR” FOLLOWED BY UNIT NUMBER IE: AIR83)
AP APPROACHING
APB ALL POINTS BULLETIN
APP APPROACHING
APT APARTMENT
ASAP AS SOON AS POSSIBLE
ATC ATTEMPT TO CONTACT - OR - ANYTHING CLOSE
ATL ATTEMPT TO LOCATE
ATV ALL TERRAIN VEHICLE
BC BROADCAST
B’CAST BROADCAST
BFA BLACK-FEMALE-ADULT
BFJ BLACK-FEMALE-JUVENILE
BGE BEIGE
BLK BLACK
BLU BLUE
BMA BLACK-MALE-ADULT
BMJ BLACK-MALE-JUVENILE
BO, BROKEN, “BAD ORDER” DOES NOT WORK
BOL BE ON THE LOOKOUT
BOR BOTTOM OF RAMP (NEAREST THE END OF THE RAMP)
BRN/BRO BROWN
BTWN/BET BETWEEN
BOT BACK ON TOP
C2 CODE 2 (RESPOND QUICKLY)
C3 CODE 3 (RESPOND AS QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE)
C4 CODE 4 (SITUATION UNDER CONTROL)
CAD COMPUTER AIDED DISPATCH
CADI CADILLAC
CALTRANS CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
CB CALLBOX
CBX CALLBOX
CBXCHK CALLBOX CHECK
CD CENTER DIVIDER
C/D CENTER DIVIDER
CDF CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY
CEL,CELL CELLULAR PHONE
CFI CAN’T FIND IT
C/FIRE CAR FIRE
CHEV CHEVROLET
CHKPT CHECKPOINT
CHIN CALIFORNIA HIGHWAY INFORMATION NETWORK
CIR CIRCLE OR CIRCUMSTANCE
CIT CITIZEN
CJ COUNTY JAIL
CK CHECK
CLOSUR CLOSURE
CLR CLEAR
CO COUNTY - OR - CORRECTIONAL OFFICER
CON CONNECTOR - OR - CONNECTED
CONET OFFICER WITH DRUG DOG OR DRUG INTERVENTION UNIT
COPIED RECEIVED INFORMATION
COP COMPLAINT OF PAIN
COR CORONER
CP COUPE (2 DOOR CAR)
CRS- # COUNTY ROAD (EX: CRS-1: “SUNRISE HWY”)
CT, C/T CALTRANS
CUS,CUST CUSTOMS
CV CONVERTIBLE
CVC CALIFORNIA VEHICLE CODE
DAS DEAD AT SCENE
DISC DISCONNECT
DIV DIVISION
DL DRIVER’S LICENSE
DOA DEAD ON ARRIVAL
DOB DATE OF BIRTH
DOJ DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
DOT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION - CALTRANS
DUI DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE
DV DISABLED VEHICLE - OR - DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
DZ DROP ZONE
EB EAST BOUND
EMT EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN
ENRT EN ROUTE
ENTR ENTER
ER EMERGENCY ROOM - OR - EN ROUTE
ETA ESTIMATED TIME OF ARRIVAL
EVAL EVALUATION (USUALLY TO DETERMINE IF DUI)
EXP EXPEDITE (RESPOND QUICKLY)
FD FIRE DEPARTMENT
FIRE FIRE DEPARTMENT
FSP FREEWAY SERVICE PATROL
FT FLAT TIRE
FTY FAILURE TO YIELD
FYI FOR YOUR INFORMATION
GOA GONE ON ARRIVAL (IT’S NOT THERE)
GRN GREEN
HAZMAT HAZARDOUS MATERIAL
HB HATCHBACK
HER HELP EN ROUTE
HEWAB HIGHWAY EMERGENCY & WEATHER ADVISORY BULLETIN
HFA HISPANIC-FEMALE-ADULT
HFJ HISPANIC-FEMALE-JUVENILE
HMA HISPANIC-MALE-ADULT
HMJ HISPANIC-MALE-JUVENILE
HTS HEIGHTS
HV HIGHWAY VIOLENCE
HWY HIGHWAY
I- INTERSTATE - (IE - I15)
IFO IN FRONT OF
IMP IMPOUND (TOW AWAY)
INC INCIDENT
INCL INCLUDING
INJ INJURY
INV INVOLVED
IO INFO ONLY
JEO JUST EAST OF
JNO JUST NORTH OF
JSO JUST SOUTH OF
JUVI,JUVIE JUVENILE
JWO JUST WEST OF
K9 CANINE - POLICE DOG - UNIT WITH A DOG
LIC LICENSE
L/M LEFT MESSAGE
LN LANE
LS LAST SEEN
LSW LAST SEEN WEARING
MAR MAROON
MC, M/C MOTORCYCLE
ME MEDICAL EXAMINER
MFA MEXICAN-FEMALE-ADULT
MFJ MEXICAN-FEMALE-JUVENILE
MM MILE MARKER
MMA MEXICAN-MALE-ADULT
MMJ MEXICAN-MALE-JUVENILE
MP MILITARY POLICE
MT MOUNTAIN OR MOUNT
NA NO ANSWER - OR - NOT AVAILABLE - OR- NOT APPLICABLE
NB NORTH BOUND
NFD NO FURTHER DETAILS
NFI NO FURTHER INFORMATION
NLT NO LATER THAN
NUA NO UNIT AVAILABLE
O/ OVER
OC, O/C OVER CROSSING
OCC OCCURRED OR OCCUPANTS
OES OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES
OFA ORIENTAL-FEMALE-ADULT
OFJ ORIENTAL-FEMALE-JUVENILE
OFR OFF RAMP
OIC OFFICER OR OPERATOR IN CHARGE
OMA ORIENTAL-MALE-ADULT
OMEGA CORONER OR MEDICAL EXAMINER
OMJ ORIENTAL-MALE-JUVENILE
ONG ORANGE
ONR ON RAMP
OOG OUT OF GAS
OOP,O/O POS OUT OF POSITION (TOO FAR AWAY TO RESPOND)
OT, O/T OVERTURNED
OTS OVER THE SIDE
O’SIDE OVER THE SIDE, OR OUTSIDE
O/X OVERCROSSING
PC PROBABLE CAUSE - OR - PENAL CODE
PD POLICE DEPARTMENT
PED PEDESTRIAN
PENDING INCIDENT CALL AWAITING OFFICER ASSIGNMENT
PK PICK-UP TRUCK
PKWY PARKWAY
PLS,PLZ PLEASE
PM PARAMEDICS
PM PASSING MOTORIST
POI POINT OF IMPACT
POSS POSSIBLE - OR - POSSESSION
PTS PREPARE TO STOP
PU PICK-UP TRUCK
RB ROLLBACK (TOW TRUCK)
RD ROAD
RDW,RDWY ROADWAY
REF REFERENCE
REQ REQUEST - OR - REQUIRED
RESP RESPONDING
RP,R/P REPORTING PARTY - OR - RESPONSIBLE PARTY
RO REGISTERED OWNER
RS,R/S RIGHT SHOULDER
RHS RIGHT HAND SHOULDER
RTH REMOVED THE HAZARD
SB SOUTH BOUND
SD, SDN SEDAN (4 DOOR CAR)
SIC SUBJECT IN CUSTODY
SIG ALERT SPECIAL WARNING FOR TRAFFIC TIE UP OF 30+ MINUTES
SIGLRT SIG ALERT
SO, S/O SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
SPGS SPRINGS
SR- (#) STATE ROUTE
SUBCHK SUBJECT CHECK (WARRANTS, ETC.)
SUBJ SUBJECT
SUSP SUSPECT - OR - SUSPICIOUS
SUSCIRC SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES
TC, T/C TRAFFIC COLLISION
TK TRUCK
TRANS TRANSITION ROAD
TRK TRUCK
TRLR TRAILER
TRNSFR TRANSFERRED
UA UNIT ADVISED
UI UNIT INFORMED
UC, U/C UNDER CROSSING
UFN UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
UNK UNKNOWN
USFS UNITED STATES FOREST SERVICE
UTL UNABLE TO LOCATE (CANNOT FIND IT)
VC VEHICLE CODE
VEH VEHICLE
VICT VICTIM
W/ WITH
WB WESTBOUND
WCB WILL CALL BACK
WFA WHITE-FEMALE-ADULT
WFJ WHITE-FEMALE-JUVENILE
WHT/WHI WHITE
WIT WITNESS
WMA WHITE-MALE-ADULT
WMJ WHITE-MALE-JUVENILE
W/O WITHOUT
W/WAY WRONG WAY
XFER TRANSFERRED
XRAY FEMALE
YO YEARS OLD
YOA YEARS OF AGE