Firestone Law Enforcement Radio Codes

Below is a list of codes to be used by Firestone LEO’s and other Firestone Departments applicable.

Acknowledging you’ve read the response.

Special Request
(Example radio use: 10-5 DOT / SWAT / FSNG / etc.)

On duty/Available.

Repeat, if you missed what someone said you can ask them to 10-9 their transmission.
(Example radio use: “B98 can you 10-9”)

Off duty. 10-10T can be used for being temporarily out of service.


Code 1
Area Caution. Can mean the area has a large amount of people, or the people you’re dealing with are a little sketchy.
(Example radio use: “R/A ROGREENS, C1.”)

Code 2
En-route without Lights or Sirens.

Code 3
En-route with Lights & Sirens.

Code 4
Current situation is okay, all units en-route can slow/cancel response, scene under control, etc.

Code 5
Suspect in Custody

Code 6
Traffic Stop or Pedestrian Stop.
(Location, Brief Vehicle/Person(s) Description, License Plate, Occupied x#, -if needed, can say at end “R/A”)

Code 7
Felony Traffic Stop. Typically called on the radio before the stop is initiated. Gather 2 more officers to follow before lighting suspect vehicle up.

Code 8
Subject has a Warrant, or the Vehicle is stolen.
(Subject is C8, Vehicle is C8, etc.)

Code 9
Short for Pursuit, typically “C9 T1”

Code V
Verbal Warning
(Example Radio use: 10-8 CV, - This is normally used after a traffic/pedestrian stop.)
By voice this is a Code Victor

Code C
Citation Written
(Example Radio use: 10-8 CC, - This is normally used after a traffic/pedestrian stop.)
By voice this is a Code Charlie

En-Route (E/R)

Disregard (D/R)

Requesting Assistance (R/A)

Be On the Lookout (BOLO)

Copy (Means “okay”)

This is a silent emergency code. If a situation is serious where additional units are needed but not serious enough to use the emergency tone across all radio servers, you would call out the “FS1” code to get units responding Code 3 to your situation.
(Example: FS1 CD ON C6, BLK VIC)

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