St Louis City Police Codes & Work Shifts

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St Louis Police '10' Codes, Work Shifts & explanation of unit IDs
Updated:  02-20-02 / Tuesday

Here is the collection of known Police '10' Codes.

Code 1:  Highest Priority
Code 2:  High Priority
Code 3:  Low Priority
Code 4:  Lowest Priority

(The Following 10-Codes have been retired as of: July, 2001
In favor of Plain english use on-air ; See bottom for new Codes)

21  Location
25  Traffic Violation
26  Unoccupied Car Check
27  Occupied Car Check
28  Pedestrian Check
29  Building Check
30  Switch to Info Channel
31  Switching from Info Channel
32  Motorist Assist
35  Personal Relief
36  Notification
37  School Stop Signs Turned
39  Foot Patrol
40  Lunch Break
41  One-Man Car
42  Two-Man Car
43  Bench Warrant Service
45  Public Affairs Activity
47  Suspect In Custody
48  Escort
49  Road Block
51  Detoxificaiton Center
54  Victim / Witness In Car
56  Business Interview
57  Laclede Garage
58  Radio Repair
59  Car Wash
60  Bus Patrol
61  Auto Trouble
62  City Court
63  Warrant Office
64  Prisoner Processing
65  City Counselor
66  Preventive Maintenance
67  Gas
68  Out Of Service
70  Out Of Service At Station
72  On Scene
73  In Service
77  Station Assignment
78  Report Writing

Disposition Codes: (These Disposition Codes have been retired as of: July, 2001)
80  No Bona Fide Incident, But Have Name Of Witness
81  No Victim, Witness, Suspect or Crime Scene Can Be Found
83  Previous Submission On Same Incident ;  Or To Be Submitted By A
      Different Car
84  Suspect Left Scene
85  Peace Restored
86  Fire
87  False Fire Alarm
88  No Description Of Suspect And/Or Pertinent Information
89  Miscellaneous Hazard - Other Agency Notified
90  Sick Case
91  Accidental Injury On Private Property And / Or From Another Jurisdiction
92  Suspicious Person /Auto / Occupant Of Auto - Person Can Account For His
      Presence
93  Unnecessary Call For Police
94  Accidental Alarm Sounding
95  Non-Criminal Incident
96  Accidental Vehicle Alarm Sounding
98  Sudden Death - Natural Causes

St Louis City Police Shifts
(all times are local)

0700-1500  --  1st shift  (day watch)
0200-1000  --  1st shift  (overlay)
1500-2300  --  2nd shift (afternoon watch)
1000-1800  --  2nd shift (overlay)
2300-0700  --  3rd shift  (night watch)
1800-0200  --  3rd shift (overlay)

Unit IDs explained:
The Following Units will usually be found on:  SODD
01xx     --  Foot or Bike Officers
42xx     --  'Misc  Units'  include:  Dart, Homicide, Sex Crimes, etc...
44xx     --  Narcotics
47xx     --  Juvenile
59xx     --  ETUs (Evidence Technician Units)
5933    --  Batmobile
61xx     -- South Patrol Detectives
62xx     -- Central Patrol Detectives
63xx     -- North Patrol Detectives

71xx     -- Mobile Reserve
7150    -- St Louis County Police Helicopter
72xx     --  K9 units
74xx     --  Prisoner Processing
75xx     --  Radar Units
79xx     --  Traffic units
7945    -- 'City Watch 1' - Helicopter     
UPDATED!
7946    -- 'City Watch 1' - Helicopter     
UPDATED!
82xx     --  Intelligence

83xx     --  ???
87xx     --  Housing Project Police Officers     UPDATED!
                (City Police have now taken over all Security functions at all
                City Housing Project Venues)

' x ' -- Indicates wild card unit numbers

District supervisor units range from XX01-XX19.  Here are examples of supervisors:
101  -  119  --  District #1
201  -  219  --  District #2
301  -  319  --  District #3
401  -  419  --  District #4
501  -  519  --  District #5
601  -  619  --  District #6
701  -  719  --  District #7
801  -  819  --  District #8
901  -  919  --  District #9

District Unit Ids:
If you hear District officers report with a four-digit unit-ID, then this is the breakdown:
     -first digit of  '2819'  indicates his/her shift number   (2nd shift),
     -second digit of  '2819'  indicates his/her District-affiliation  (8th District officer),
     -third-and-forth digits of  '2819'  indicates their individual unit-id  (unit 19, supervisor)

* Note *  During sporting events, try 'RADAR'.  During Presidental
                 visits, Parades, elections, or other Misc events, check 'TACT B'.

- New Disposition Codes (Other then the codes below, there are no
other codes in use. The old Flair Coding scheme (10-codes) has been
retired, in favor of plain english words):

The New Disposition Codes as of July, 2001
D avid --- Disregard (Burglar Alarm cancelled Prior to Police Arrival)
F rank --- False Alarm Sounding (Commercial / Residential)
- Burglar Alarm - No Entry Evident
- Hold-Up / Panic Alarm - Accidentally Set-Off
(Officer must give exact address of Alarm, if call came from
intersection of streets)
G eorge --- Gone on Arrival
N ora --- No Report Needed (Used on these type of Calls):
- Call for Police
- Disturbance
- Fire
- Misc Alarms
- Misc Hazard
- Non Criminal Incident
- Prowler
- Sick Case
- Sudden Death
- Suspicious Person / Vehicle
O cean --- Other Unit / Officer or Agency to handle call
U niform --- Unfounded (No Bona Fide Incident or Such Address)
X ray--- Cancelled by Dispatcher

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