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Dallas County (TX)


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Contents

Codes/Units/Station Lists

Dallas Police Department

Signal Codes

Signal Description Signal Description
DH Drug House 34 Suicide
2 Witness 35* Emergency Blood Transfer
3 Hang Up Call 36 Abandoned Child
4 911 Hang Up 37 Street Blockage
38 Meet Complainant
6 Disturbance 39 Racing/Speeding
6G Random Gunfire 40 Other
6X Major Disturbance 41-40 Kidnapping in Progress
7 Minor Accident 41 Felony (in progress)
7X Major Accident 42 Pursuit
8 Drunk
9 Theft 44* Person in Danger
11 Burglary 46 Disturbed Person
12 Burglar Alarm 47 Report to Garage
13 Prowler
14* Cutting
15* Assist Officer 50 Eat (long break)
16 Injured Person 51 Coffee (short break)
52 City Court
18 Fire Alarm 53 County Court
19* Shooting 54 Escort
20 Robbery 55 Traffic
21 Robbery Alarm 56 Out to Station
22 Animal Complaint 57 Out to Garage
23 Parking Violation 58 Routine Investigation
24 Abandoned Property 59 Follow-Up Investigation
25 Criminal Assault 60 Special Assignment
26 Missing Person 61 Foot Patrol
27 Dead Person 62 Public Service
28 Sick Person 63 Cover Element
29 Open Building 64 Radio Shop
30 Prisoner 65 Use Telephone
31 Criminal Mischief 66 End of Duty Tour
32 Suspicious Person 67 Monitor Radio
33 Poisoning
41-9 Theft in Progress
41-11 Burglary in Progress
41-20 Robbery in Progress
41-25 Assault in Progress
41-40 Kidnapping in Progress

* Automatically dispatched as a Code 3 call

Unit Numbering

CHIEFS

1-25

OOCP

ADMIN

PIO

M1-M9

M10-M19

OOACP

ADMIN

ACCOUNT

POLICE TECH

ICPCU

SAFE

OP DISRUP

R1-R9

R10-R19

R20-R39

R40-R49

R60-R69

R100-R199

PATROL

1ST

2ND

3RD

4TH

5TH

CBD

L200-L299

L300-L399

CENTRAL

A100-A199

B100-B199

C100-C199

D100-D199

E100-E199

NORTHEAST

A200-A299

B200-B299

C200-C299

D200-D299

E200-E299

SOUTHEAST

A300-A399

B300-B399

C300-C399

D300-D399

E300-E399

SOUTHWEST

A400-A499

B400-B499

C400-C499

D400-D499

E400-E499

NORTHWEST

A500-A599

B500-B599

C500-C599

D500-D599

E500-E599

NORTHCENTRAL

A600-A699

B600-B699

C600-C699

D600-D699

E600-E699

SOUTHCENTRAL

A700-A799

B700-B799

C700-C799

D700-D799

E700-E799

SPCL EVENT

A800-A899

B800-B899

C800-C899

D800-D899

E800-E899

SPCL EVENT

A900-A999

B900-B999

C900-C999

D900-D999

E900-E999

TRAFFIC

A.I.

DWI

JOCKS

V CRIMES

GRANT

T100-T159

T200-T299

T300-T349

T150-T159

T400-T499

SPECIAL INVESTIGATIONS BUREAU

NARC

VICE

PIU

INTELL

U100-U299

U300-U349

U400-U449

U500-U549

YOUTH

YOUTH OPS

INVEST

GANG

FV

MIS-PER

Y100-Y199

Y200-Y299

Y300-Y399

Y400-Y499

Y500-Y599

SPECIAL OPS

SWAT

K9

AIR

EOD

MOUNTED

LOVE FIELD

S801-S899

K1-K20

AIR1-AIR4

S100-S110

S200-S239

S300-S399

PATROL SUPPORT SERVICES

COMM

JAIL

ALARM UNIT

W1-W10

W11-W19

W20-W29

CAPERS

HOMICIDE 

ROBBERY 

SEX ASLTS

ASLTS

CRIME SCENE

H100-H139

H140-H159

H160-H179

H180-H199

H200-H299

GEN INVEST SECTION

AUTO THEFT

AUTO SAL

COMP CRIME

FIN CRIMES

PAWN SHOP

FORGERY

G100-G149

G150-G159

G160-G169

G170-G179

G180-G189

G190-G199

PERSONNEL & TRAINING

PERSONNEL

ACADEMY

IAD

P100-P199

P200-P299

P300-P359

CITY MARSHALS

J1-J49

EXTRA JOB OR OFF DUTY

X(BADGE#)

X5340

Communication Codes

Code 1: Normal Response (no lights or sirens)
Code 2: Urgent Response
Code 3: Emergency Lights & Sirens
Code 4: Disregard
Code 5: En Route
Code 6: Arrived

Code 10: Known Offender
Code 10C: Known Dangerous Offender
Code 10W: Felony Warrant
Code 10X: Stolen Vehicle

Dallas FD Box Alarm Dispatch Procedures

  • BOX ALARMS:
    • CLASS A BOX: (4+ STORIES OR CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTICT)
      • 3-ENGINES, 2-TRUCKS, 2-CHIEFS, 1-RESCUE AMBULANCE
    • CLASS B BOX: (ALL OTHER STRUCTURES)
      • 3-ENGINES, 1-TRUCK, 2-CHIEFS, 1-RESCUE AMBULANCE
    • SECOND TRUCK CO. IS DISPATCHED WHEN SIZE-UP HAS ANY INDICATION OF FIRE PRESENT
    • WHEN THERE IS NO INDICATION OF FIRE OR EMERGENCY DURING THE SIZE-UP, ALL COMPANIES RESPONDING WILL REDUCE TO CODE-1 AND THE 3RD ENGINE, 2ND CHIEF AND THE RESCUE AMBULANCE WILL BE DISREGARED. THIS HAPPENS UNLESS, THE INITIAL COMPANY INSTRUCTS EVERYONE TO CONTINUE ON WITH THE EMERGENCY RESPONSE.
  • MULTI-ALARMS:
    • 2ND ALARMS
      • TOTAL OF 6-ENGINES, 4-TRUCKS, 4-CHIEFS, 2-RESCUE AMBULANCES
      • NUMEROUS SUPPORT UNITS ARE ASSIGNED INCLUDING:
        • 1-DIVISION CHIEF (806 OR 807)
        • AIR CASCADE UNIT (821)
        • 1/2-ON CALL ARSON UNITS (684/685)
        • REHAB UNIT (896)
        • 1-EMS-SHIFT DUTY OFFICER (781,782,783 OR 784)
    • 3RD ALARMS
      • TOTAL OF: 9-ENGINES, 5-TRUCKS, 4-CHIEFS, 2 RESCUES
        • COMMAND VAN (825)
    • 4TH ALARMS
      • TOTAL OF: 12-ENGINES, 5-TRUCKS, 4-CHIEFS, 2 RESCUES
    • 5TH ALARMS
      • TOTAL OF: 15 ENGINES, 5-TRUCKS, 4-CHIEFS, 2 RESCUES
    • 6TH ALARMS
      • TOTAL OF: 18 ENGINES, 5-TRUCKS, 4-CHIEFS, 2 RESCUES
  • NUMEROUS UNITS ARE ASSIGNED ON DIFFERENT ALARMS INCLUDING THE ON-DUTY PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER, OTHER DEPUTY CHIEFS, ASSISTANT CHIEFS, SECTION/BATTALION CHIEFS, CHIEF OF DEPARTMENT, ETC...

Box Card Numbering

  • A FEW MONTHS AGO DFD BOX CARD NUMBERS WERE CHANGED TO BETTER INDICATE THE LOCATION OF THE BOX.
    • THE FORMAT: "SSQQ":
      • SS=STATION NUMBER (BOX IS WITHIN THAT STATION'S DISTRICT)
      • QQ=QUADRANT (LOCATION FROM STATION)
        • 0-19 NORTHEAST
        • 20-39 SOUTHEAST
        • 40-59 SOUTHWEST
        • 50-79 NORTHWEST
        • 90+ HIGH RISE
      • EXAMPLE:
        • BOX 3911 WOULD BE LOCATED NORTHEAST OF STATION 39
        • BOX 3900 WOULD BE LOCATED AT STATION 39

MDC Signaling

The City of Dallas is now starting to use MDC 1200 signaling on their Fire Equipment.

  • Radio ID assignments used by MDC1200 signaling
    • 42xx = Engines
    • 43xx = Trucks
    • 44xx = Rescues
    • 46xx = Bat Chiefs

For example if you can decode MDC signals and you see 4201, that is Engine 1, 4202 is Engine 2, etc

Garland Signal Codes

Common Signals

  • Sig: 01 Homicide
  • Sig: 02 Sexual Assault
  • Sig: 03 Robbery
  • Sig: 04 Assault Serious
  • Sig: 05a Burglary of a Habitation
  • Sig: 06 Theft
  • Sig: 07a Unauthorized use of a Motor Vehicle
  • Sig: 08 Other assaults
  • Sig: 09 Arson
  • Sig: 10 Forgery
  • Sig: 11 Fraud
  • Sig: 12 Consumer Credit Violation
  • Sig: 13 Stolen Property
  • Sig: 14 Criminal Mischief
  • Sig: 15 Weapons
  • Sig: 16 Prostitute
  • Sig: 17 Sex Offense
  • Sig: 18 Narcotic Drug Laws
  • Sig: 19 Gambling
  • Sig: 20 Offenses Against the family
  • Sig: 21d Driving under the influence
  • Sig: 22 Liquor Laws
  • Sig: 23 Drunkeness
  • Sig: 24 Disorderly Conduct
  • Sig: 25 Cruelty to Animals
  • Sig: 26 Vagrancy
  • Sig: 27 Drivers License Violation
  • Sig: 28 Sick or Injured person
  • Sig: 29 Accidents
    • 29a Non injury
    • 29b Injury
    • 29c non injury hit and run
    • 29d injury hit and run
    • 29e fatality hit and run
    • 29f fatality accident
  • Sig: 31 Fire
  • Sig: 32a Unattended Death
  • Sig: 33a Suspicious person
  • Sig: 33b Suspicious vehicle
  • Sig: 33c Suspicious circumstances
  • Sig: 33d Prowler
  • Sig: 34F Family Disturbace

Others

  • Sig 59 public assistance ride (non arrest)
  • Sig 95 going to the jail with arrest
  • Sig 58 is restroom


Garland data submitted by Jason Simpkins

Richardson Police 10 Codes and Signals

Service Signals

1       Abandoned Vehicle
2       Assaultive Offense
3       Destruction of Property
4       Burglary Alarm
5       Burglary
6       City Ordinance Violation
7       Drug/Narcotic Related
8       Criminal Trespass
9       Deceased Person
10      Demented Person
11      Disorderly Conduct
12      Disturbance
13      Harassment
14      Public Intoxication
15      Escort
16      Fire Call
17      Found Property
18      Fraud
19      Gambling
20      Homicide
21      Public Indecency
22      Intoxicated Driver
23      Animal Complaint
24      Weapons Offense
25      Meet Complainant/Misc
26      Missing Person/Runaway
27      Open Door/Window Reported
28      Parking Violation
29      Prowler/Window Peeper
30      Robbery
31      Robbery Alarm
32      Security Survey/Business
33      Security Survey/Home
34      Sexual Offense
35      Public Assistance
36      Suicide
37      Suspicious Person
38      Suspicious Vehicle
39      Threats
40      Theft
41      Public Safety Hazard
42      Warrant Service
43      Minor Accident
44      Major Accident
45      Kidnapping/Abduction
46      Family Violence
47      Municipal Building Check
50      911 Hangup
60      Curfew Violation
70      ETS
71      Canine Search
79      Swat Call Out
80      Assist _______
81      Intoxilyzer Operator Duty
82      Court Duty
83      Deliver ______
84      House Check
85      Investigation
86      Long Break Period
87      Meet _______
88      Personal
89      Pick Up
90      Refuel
91      Report to Headquarters
92      Short Break Period
93      Stake Out
94      Traffic Control
95      Traffic Stop
96      Building Check
97      Vehicle Repair/Maintenance
98      Special Assignment
99      Foot Patrol

Ten Signals

10-1    Receiving Poorly
10-2    Receiving Well
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 - Did not Understand
10-12   Suspect in Car
12-20   Location
10-23   Arrived on the Scene
10-24   Completed Assignment
10-26   Holding Subject - Rush Reply
10-27   Driver's License Information
10-28   Vehicle Registration
10-29   Check for Wanted, Stolen, or Criminal History
10-33   Emergency Traffic - Clear the Channel
10-36   Time
10-51   Request for Wrecker
10-78   Request for Back-up Unit
10-80   Call Home
10-81   Call Your Office
10-82   Call Your Desk Clerk
10-95   Have Prisoner in Custody
10-99   Have Information Regarding Wanted, Stolen or Criminal History

Disposition Codes

CODE 1  Offense Report
CODE 2  Call Card
CODE 3  Accident, Info Report
CODE 4  Arrest
CODE 5  Misc.: FI or Courtesy Notification
CODE 6  Referred
CODE 7  Unable to Locate
CODE 8  Unfounded

Personal/Criminal History Class

CLASS 1 Crimes Against Persons (Violence: Murder, Rape, Aggravated Assault, 
Weapons)
CLASS 2 Assault on Police Officer
CLASS 3 Crimes Against Property (Theft: Burglary, Forgery, Etc.)
CLASS 4 Drug or Narcotic Violations
CLASS 5 Misdemeanors
CLASS 6a        Airborne Disease
CLASS 6b        Body Fluid Disease

Unit Numbering

     
     100s SID (Special Investigations)
     200s Patrol                   200s Command units
                                   210s Patrol, west, 1st watch
                                   220s Patrol, east, 1st watch
                                   230s SDT (Selective Deployment Team)
                                   240s Patrol, west, 2nd watch
                                   250s Patrol, east, 2nd watch
                                   260s Investigators
                                   270s Patrol, west, 3rd watch
                                   280s Patrol, east, 3rd watch
                                   290s Reserves
     300s CID, ID, detectives      300s
                                   310s 310-315
                                   320s 320-326
                                   330s 330-334   .ID
                                            332   ID, physical evidence unit
                                   340s Youth Division
                                   350s
                                   360s 365
     400s
     500s                          530  .mechanic
                                   541
     600s
     700s Motorcycles, Tac, Swat   710s Motorcycles
                                   Some 300 units double as 700 units during
                                   SWAT ops & TAC situations (e.g. 324=724).
     800s
     900s Service type units (Animal ctrl, traffic, signals, wrecker, etc)
                                   901  Traffic Control
                                   911  Signal Lights
                                   941  Animal Control Officer
 
     ***  Supervisor's units end with a '0' (i.e. 280, 310, 720).

 

Maps and Related Images

  • DFW_Area_Fire_Stations.zip - Zip file contains Google Earth .kml map of fire stations in Collin, Dallas, Denton, Rockwall and Tarrant counties.

Dallas Police Department Patrol Map

This Link is to the current map of the Dallas Patrol areas for the Dallas Police Department. Dallas PD Patrol Map

Dallas Fire Department Station Locations Map

The map below is obsolete. Click here for current map on Dallas Fire-Rescue web site.

Dallas FD Station Locations.jpg

Grand Prairie PD Beat Map

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Related Links


Dallas Public Safety Online CAD

PD Online Calls - Dallas Police Non-Dispositioned Calls
FD Online CAD - Active incidents for the Dallas Fire Department



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