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Priority Dispatch Codes


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Summary

This page is a listing of the dispatch determinants (codes) utilized in the Priority Dispatching™ system by the National Academy of Emergency Dispatch™ (NAED™). It includes the alphanumeric codes such as 1-D-1 (i.e. 1-Delta-1), the generic text descriptors for each code, and any applicable suffixes (special situations). This list is current as of the following Priority Dispatch™ versions: MPDS® v12.2, FPDS® v5 and PPDS® v4.1.

EMS

  • Protocol 1: Abdominal Pain/Problems
    • 1-D-1 Not alert
    • 1-C-1 Suspected aortic aneurysm (tearing/ripping pain) ≥50 years old
    • 1-C-2 Known aortic aneurysm
    • 1-C-3 Fainting or near fainting ≥50 years old
    • 1-C-4 Females with fainting or near fainting 12-50 years old
    • 1-C-5 Males with pain above navel ≥35 years old
    • 1-C-6 Females with pain above navel ≥ 45 years old
    • 1-A-1 Abdominal pain
  • Protocol 2: Allergies (Reactions)/Envenomations (Stings/Bites)
    • 2-E-1 Ineffective breathing
    • 2-D-1 Not alert
    • 2-D-2 Difficulty speaking between breaths
    • 2-D-3 Swarming attack (bee, wasp, hornet)
    • 2-D-4 Snakebite
    • 2-C-1 Difficulty breathing or swallowing
    • 2-C-2 History of severe allergic reaction
    • 2-B-1 Unknown status/other codes not applicable
    • 2-A-1 No difficulty breathing or swallowing (rash, hives or itching may be present)
    • 2-A-2 Spider bite
      • Suffixes: I=Injection administered or advised, M=Medication administered or advised
  • Protocol 3: Animal Bites/Attacks
    • 3-D-1 Unconscious or arrest
    • 3-D-2 Not alert
    • 3-D-3 Chest or neck injury (with difficulty breathing)
    • 3-D-4 Dangerous body area
    • 3-D-5 Large animal
    • 3-D-6 Exotic animal
    • 3-D-7 Attack of multiple animals
    • 3-B-1 Possibly dangerous body area
    • 3-B-2 Serious hemorrhage
    • 3-B-3 Unknown status/other codes not applicable
    • 3-A-1 Not dangerous body area
    • 3-A-2 Non-recent (≥6 hours) injuries (without priority symptoms)
    • 3-A-3 Superficial bites
  • Protocol 4: Assault/Sexual Assault
    • 4-D-1 Unconscious or arrest
    • 4-D-2 Not alert
    • 4-D-3 Chest or neck injury (with difficulty breathing)
    • 4-D-4 Multiple victims
    • 4-B-1 Possibly dangerous body area
    • 4-B-2 Serious hemorrhage
    • 4-B-3 Unknown status/other codes not applicable
    • 4-A-1 Not dangerous body area
    • 4-A-2 Non-recent (≥6 hours) injuries (without priority symptoms)
      • Suffixes: A=Assault, S=Sexual assault
  • Protocol 5: Back Pain (Non-Traumatic or Non-Recent Trauma)
    • 5-D-1 Not alert
    • 5-C-1 Suspected aortic aneurysm (tearing/ripping pain) ≥50 years old
    • 5-C-2 Known aortic aneurysm
    • 5-C-3 Fainting or nearly fainting ≥50 years old
    • 5-A-1 Non-traumatic back pain
    • 5-A-2 Non-recent (≥6 hours) traumatic back pain (without priority symptoms)
  • Protocol 6: Breathing Problems
    • 6-E-1 Ineffective breathing
    • 6-D-1 Not alert
    • 6-D-2 Difficulty speaking between breaths
    • 6-D-3 Changing color
    • 6-D-4 Clammy
    • 6-C-1 Abnormal breathing
      • Suffixes: A=Asthma history
  • Protocol 7: Burns (Scalds)/Explosion (Blast)
    • 7-E-1 Person on fire
    • 7-D-1 Multiple victims
    • 7-D-2 Unconscious or arrest
    • 7-D-3 Not alert
    • 7-D-4 Difficulty speaking between breaths
    • 7-C-1 Building fire with persons reported inside
    • 7-C-2 Difficulty breathing
    • 7-C-3 Burns ≥18% body area
    • 7-C-4 Significant facial burns
    • 7-B-1 Blast injuries (without priority symptoms)
    • 7-B-2 Unknown status/other codes not applicable
    • 7-A-1 Burns <18% body area
    • 7-A-2 Fire alarm (unknown situation)
    • 7-A-3 Sunburn or minor burns (≤ hand size)
      • Suffixes: E=Explosion, F=Fire present, W=Fireworks
  • Protocol 8: Carbon Monoxide/Inhalation/HAZMAT/CBRN
    • 8-D-1 Unconscious or arrest
    • 8-D-2 Not alert
    • 8-D-3 Difficulty speaking between breaths
    • 8-D-4 Multiple victims
    • 8-D-5 Unknown status/other codes not applicable
    • 8-C-1 Alert with difficulty breathing
    • 8-B-1 Alert without difficulty breathing
    • 8-Ω-1 Carbon monoxide detector alarm (without priority symptoms)
      • Suffixes: B=Biological, C=Chemical, G=Smell of gas/fumes, M=Carbon Monoxide, N=Nuclear, R=Radiological, S=Suicide attempt (carbon monoxide), U=Unknown
  • Protocol 9: Cardiac or Respiratory Arrest/Death
    • 9-E-1 Not breathing at all
    • 9-E-2 Breathing uncertain (agonal)
    • 9-E-3 Hanging
    • 9-E-4 Strangulation
    • 9-E-5 Suffocation
    • 9-E-6 Underwater
    • 9-D-1 Ineffective breathing
    • 9-D-2 Obvious or expected death questionable
    • 9-B-1 Obvious death unquestionable (a through k)
    • 9-Ω-1 Expected death unquestionable (x through z)
      • Suffixes: a=Cold and stiff in a warm environment, b=Decapitation, c=Decomposition, d=Incineration, e=Non-recent death, f=Injuries obviously incompatible with life, g=Submersion (>6 hours), x=Terminal illness, y=DNR (Do Not Resuscitate) order
Note: Local medical direction may permit additional suffixes for 9-B-1 (designated with letters h through k) and an additional suffix for 9-Ω-1 (designated letter z) specifying indicators determined by the medical director.
  • Protocol 10: Chest Pain (Non-Traumatic)
    • 10-D-1 Not alert
    • 10-D-2 Difficulty speaking between breaths
    • 10-D-3 Changing color
    • 10-D-4 Clammy
    • 10-C-1 Abnormal breathing
    • 10-C-2 Heart attack or angina history
    • 10-C-3 Cocaine
    • 10-C-4 Breathing normally ≥35 years old
    • 10-A-1 Breathing normally <35 years old
  • Protocol 11: Choking
    • 11-E-1 Complete obstruction/ineffective breathing
    • 11-D-1 Abnormal breathing (partial obstruction)
    • 11-D-2 Not alert
    • 11-A-1 Not choking now (can talk or cry, is alert and breathing normally)
  • Protocol 12: Convulsions/Seizures
    • 12-D-1 Not breathing
    • 12-D-2 Continuous or multiple seizures
    • 12-D-3 Agonal/ineffective breathing
    • 12-D-4 Effective breathing not verified, patient ≥35 years old
    • 12-C-1 Focal seizure (not alert)
    • 12-C-2 Pregnancy
    • 12-C-3 Diabetic
    • 12-C-4 Not seizing now and effective breathing verified (>6 years old, confirmed no seizure disorder)
    • 12-C-5 History of stroke or brain tumor
    • 12-C-6 Overdose/poisoning (ingestion)
    • 12-C-7 Atypical seizure
    • 12-B-1 Effective breathing not verified <35 years old
    • 12-A-1 Not seizing now and effective breathing verified (known seizure disorder)
    • 12-A-2 Not seizing now and effective breathing verified (seizure disorder unknown)
    • 12-A-3 Not seizing now and effective breathing verified (≤6 years old, confirmed no seizure disorder)
    • 12-A-4 Focal seizure (alert)
    • 12-A-5 Impending seizure (aura)
      • Suffixes: E=Epileptic or previous seizure diagnosis
  • Protocol 13: Diabetic Problems
    • 13-D-1 Unconscious
    • 13-C-1 Not alert
    • 13-C-2 Abnormal behavior
    • 13-C-3 Abnormal breathing
    • 13-A-1 Alert and behaving normally
      • Suffixes: C=Combative or aggressive
  • Protocol 14: Drowning (near)/Diving/SCUBA Accident
    • 14-D-1 Unconscious or arrest
    • 14-D-2 Not alert
    • 14-D-3 Diving or suspected neck injury
    • 14-D-4 SCUBA accident
    • 14-C-1 Alert with abnormal breathing
    • 14-B-1 Alert and breathing normally (injuries or in water)
    • 14-B-2 Unknown status/other codes not applicable
    • 14-A-1 Alert and breathing normally (no injuries and out of water)
  • Protocol 15: Electrocution/Lightning
    • 15-E-1 Not breathing/ineffective breathing
    • 15-D-1 Unconscious
    • 15-D-2 Not disconnected from power
    • 15-D-3 Power not off or hazard present
    • 15-D-4 Extreme fall (≥30 ft/10 m)
    • 15-D-5 Long fall
    • 15-D-6 Not alert
    • 15-D-7 Abnormal breathing
    • 15-D-8 Unknown status/other codes not applicable
    • 15-C-1 Alert and breathing normally
      • Suffixes: E=Electrocution, L=Lightning
  • Protocol 16: Eye Problems/Injuries
    • 16-D-1 Not alert
    • 16-B-1 Severe eye injuries
    • 16-A-1 Moderate eye injuries
    • 16-A-2 Minor eye injuries
    • 16-A-3 Medical eye problems
  • Protocol 17: Falls
    • 17-D-1 Extreme fall (≥30 ft/10 m)
    • 17-D-2 Unconscious or arrest
    • 17-D-3 Not alert
    • 17-D-4 Chest or neck injury (with difficulty breathing)
    • 17-D-5 Long fall
    • 17-B-1 Possibly dangerous body area
    • 17-B-2 Serious hemorrhage
    • 17-B-3 Unknown status/other codes not applicable
    • 17-A-1 Not dangerous body area
    • 17-A-2 Non-recent (≥6 hours) injuries (without priority symptoms)
    • 17-A-3 Public assist (no injuries and no priority symptoms)
      • Suffixes: G=On the ground or floor, J=Jumper (suicide attempt)
  • Protocol 18: Headache
    • 18-C-1 Not alert
    • 18-C-2 Abnormal breathing
    • 18-C-3 Speech problems
    • 18-C-4 Sudden onset of severe pain
    • 18-C-5 Numbness
    • 18-C-6 Paralysis
    • 18-C-7 Change in behavior (≤3 hours)
    • 18-B-1 Unknown status/other codes not applicable
    • 18-A-1 Breathing normally
  • Protocol 19: Heart Problems/AICD
    • 19-D-1 Not alert
    • 19-D-2 Difficulty speaking between breaths
    • 19-D-3 Changing color
    • 19-D-4 Clammy
    • 19-D-5 Just resuscitated and/or defibrillated (external)
    • 19-C-1 Firing of AICD
    • 19-C-2 Abnormal breathing
    • 19-C-3 Chest pain ≥35 years old
    • 19-C-4 Cardiac history
    • 19-C-5 Cocaine
    • 19-C-6 Heart rate <50 bpm or ≥130 bpm (without priority symptoms)
    • 19-C-7 Unknown status/other codes not applicable
    • 19-A-1 Heart rate ≥50 bpm and <130 bpm (without priority symptoms)
    • 19-A-2 Chest pain <35 years old (without priority symptoms)
  • Protocol 20: Heat/Cold Exposure
    • 20-D-1 Not alert
    • 20-D-2 Multiple victims (with priority symptoms)
    • 20-C-1 Heart attack or angina history
    • 20-B-1 Change in skin color
    • 20-B-2 Unknown status/other codes not applicable
    • 20-A-1 Alert
      • Suffixes: C=Cold exposure, H=Heat exposure
  • Protocol 21: Hemorrhage/Laceration
    • 21-D-1 Unconscious or arrest
    • 21-D-2 Not alert
    • 21-D-3 Dangerous hemorrhage
    • 21-D-4 Abnormal breathing
    • 21-C-1 Hemorrhage through tubes
    • 21-C-2 Hemorrhage of dialysis fistula
    • 21-B-1 Possibly dangerous hemorrhage
    • 21-B-2 Serious hemorrhage
    • 21-B-3 Bleeding disorder
    • 21-B-4 Blood thinners
    • 21-A-1 Not dangerous hemorrhage
    • 21-A-2 Minor hemorrhage
  • Protocol 22: Inaccessible Incident/Other Entrapments (Non-Vehicle)
    • 22-D-1 Mechanical/machinery entrapment
    • 22-D-2 Trench collapse
    • 22-D-3 Structure collapse
    • 22-D-4 Confined space rescue
    • 22-D-5 Inaccessible terrain situation
    • 22-D-6 Mudslide/avalanche
    • 22-B-1 No longer trapped (unknown injuries)
    • 22-B-2 Peripheral entrapment only
    • 22-B-3 Unknown status (investigation)/other codes not applicable
    • 22-A-1 No longer trapped (no injuries)
      • Suffixes: A=Above ground (≥6 ft/2 m), B=Below ground (≥6 ft/2 m), M=Multiple victims, X=Above ground and multiple victims, Y=Below ground and multiple victims
  • Protocol 23: Overdose/Poisoning (Ingestion)
    • 23-D-1 Unconscious
    • 23-D-2 Changing color
    • 23-C-1 Not alert
    • 23-C-2 Abnormal breathing
    • 23-C-3 Antidepressants (tricyclic)
    • 23-C-4 Cocaine, methamphetamine (or derivatives)
    • 23-C-5 Narcotics (heroin)
    • 23-C-6 Acid or alkali (lye)
    • 23-C-7 Unknown status/other codes not applicable
    • 23-C-8 Poison Control request for response
    • 23-B-1 Overdose (without priority symptoms)
    • 23-Ω-1 Poisoning (without priority symptoms)
      • Suffixes: A=Accidental, I=Intentional, V=Violent or combative
  • Protocol 24: Pregnancy/Childbirth/Miscarriage
    • 24-D-1 Breech or cord
    • 24-D-2 Head visible/out
    • 24-D-3 Imminent delivery (≥5 months/20 weeks)
    • 24-D-4 3rd trimester hemorrhage
    • 24-D-5 High risk complications
    • 24-D-6 Baby born (complications with baby)
    • 24-D-7 Baby born (complications with mother)
    • 24-C-1 2nd trimester hemorrhage or miscarriage
    • 24-C-2 1st trimester serious hemorrhage
    • 24-C-3 Baby born (no complications)
    • 24-B-1 Labor (delivery not imminent, ≥5 months/20 weeks)
    • 24-B-2 Unknown status/other codes not applicable
    • 24-A-1 1st trimester hemorrhage or miscarriage
    • 24-Ω-1 Waters broken (no contractions or presenting parts)
  • Protocol 25: Psychiatric/Abnormal Behavior/Suicide Attempt
    • 25-D-1 Not alert
    • 25-D-2 Dangerous hemorrhage
    • 25-B-1 Serious hemorrhage
    • 25-B-2 Non-serious or minor hemorrhage
    • 25-B-3 Threatening suicide
    • 25-B-4 Jumper (threatening)
    • 25-B-5 Near hanging, strangulation or suffocation (alert)
    • 25-B-6 Unknown status/other codes not applicable
    • 25-A-1 Non-suicidal and alert
    • 25-A-2 Suicidal (not threatening) and alert
      • Suffixes: B=Both violent and weapons, V=Violent, W=Weapons
  • Protocol 26: Sick Person (Specific Diagnosis)
    • 26-D-1 Not alert
    • 26-C-1 Altered level of consciousness
    • 26-C-2 Abnormal breathing
    • 26-C-3 Sickle cell crisis/thalassemia
    • 26-B-1 Unknown status/other codes not applicable
    • 26-A-1 No priority symptoms (complaint conditions 2-11 not identified)
    • 26-A-2 Blood pressure abnormality
    • 26-A-3 Dizziness/vertigo
    • 26-A-4 Fever/chills
    • 26-A-5 General weakness
    • 26-A-6 Nausea
    • 26-A-7 New onset of immobility
    • 26-A-8 Other pain
    • 26-A-9 Transportation only
    • 26-A-10 Unwell/ill
    • 26-A-11 Vomiting
    • 26-Ω-1 CODE NOT IN USE
    • 26-Ω-2 Boils
    • 26-Ω-3 Bumps (non-traumatic)
    • 26-Ω-4 Can't sleep
    • 26-Ω-5 Can't urinate (without abdominal pain)
    • 26-Ω-6 Catheter (in/out without hemorrhaging)
    • 26-Ω-7 Constipation
    • 26-Ω-8 Cramps/spasms/joint pain (in extremities and non-traumatic)
    • 26-Ω-9 Cut-off ring request
    • 26-Ω-10 Deafness
    • 26-Ω-11 Defecation/diarrhea
    • 26-Ω-12 Earache
    • 26-Ω-13 Enema
    • 26-Ω-14 Gout
    • 26-Ω-15 Hemorrhoids/piles
    • 26-Ω-16 Hepatitis
    • 26-Ω-17 Hiccups
    • 26-Ω-18 Itching
    • 26-Ω-19 Nervous
    • 26-Ω-20 Object stuck (nose, ear, vagina, rectum, penis)
    • 26-Ω-21 Object swallowed (without choking or difficulty breathing, can talk)
    • 26-Ω-22 Painful urination
    • 26-Ω-23 Penis problems/pain
    • 26-Ω-24 Rash/skin disorder (without difficulty breathing or swallowing)
    • 26-Ω-25 Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)
    • 26-Ω-26 Sore throat (without difficulty breathing or swallowing
    • 26-Ω-27 Toothache (without jaw pain)
    • 26-Ω-28 Wound infected (focal or surface)
  • Protocol 27: Stab/Gunshot/Penetrating Trauma
    • 27-D-1 Unconscious or arrest
    • 27-D-2 Not alert
    • 27-D-3 Central wounds
    • 27-D-4 Multiple wounds
    • 27-D-5 Multiple victims
    • 27-B-1 Non-recent (≥6 hours) single central wound
    • 27-B-2 Known single peripheral wound
    • 27-B-3 Serious hemorrhage
    • 27-B-4 Unknown status/other codes not applicable
    • 27-B-5 Obvious death (explosive GSW to head)
    • 27-A-1 Non-recent (≥6 hours peripheral wounds (without priority symptoms)
      • Suffixes: G=Gunshot, P=Penetrating trauma, S=Stab, X=Self-inflicted GSW, Y=Self-inflicted stab
  • Protocol 28: Stroke (CVA)/Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
    • 28-C-1 Not alert
    • 28-C-2 Abnormal breathing
    • 28-C-3 Sudden speech problems
    • 28-C-4 Sudden weakness or numbness (one side)
    • 28-C-5 Sudden paralysis or facial droop (one side)
    • 28-C-6 Sudden loss of balance or coordination)
    • 28-C-7 Sudden vision problems
    • 28-C-8 Sudden onset of severe headache
    • 28-C-9 Stroke history
    • 28-C-10 TIA (mini-stroke) history
    • 28-C-11 Breathing normally ≥35 years old
    • 28-C-12 Unknown status/other codes not applicable
    • 28-A-1 Breathing normally <35 years old
      • Suffixes: C=Partial evidence of stroke (less than _ hours), D=Partial evidence of stroke (greater than _ hours), E=Partial evidence of stroke (unknown time frame), F=Strong evidence of stroke (less than _ hours), G=Greater than _ hours since symptoms started (stroke diagnostic not completed), H=Strong evidence of stroke (greater than _ hours), I=Strong evidence of stroke (unknown time frame), J=Clear evidence of stroke (less than _ hours), K=Clear evidence of stroke (greater than _ hours), L=Less than _ hours since symptom onset (stroke diagnostic not completed), M=Clear evidence of stroke (unknown time frame), U=Unknown when symptoms started (stroke diagnostic not completed), X=No test evidence of stroke (less than _ hours), Y=No test evidence of stroke (greater than _ hours), Z=No test evidence of stroke (unknown time frame)
Note: Local medical direction will determine the time duration indicated in the suffixes.
  • Protocol 29: Traffic/Transportation Incidents
    • 29-D-1 Major incident (a through f)
    • 29-D-2 High mechanism (k through s)
    • 29-D-3 Hazmat
    • 29-D-4 Pinned (trapped victim)
    • 29-D-5 Not alert
    • 29-B-1 Injuries
    • 29-B-2 Serious hemorrhage
    • 29-B-3 Other hazards
    • 29-B-4 Unknown status/other codes not applicable
    • 29-A-1 1st party caller with injury to not dangerous body area
    • 29-Ω-1 No injuries (confirmed)
      • Suffixes: A=Multiple patients and additional response required, a=Aircraft, b=Bus, c=Subway/metro, d=Train, e=Watercraft, f=Multi-vehicle (≥10) pile-up, k=All-terrain/snowmobile, l=Auto vs. bicycle/motorcycle, M=Multiple patients, m=Auto vs. pedestrian, n=Ejection, o=Personal watercraft, p=Rollovers, q=Vehicle off bridge/height, r=Possible death at scene, s=Sinking vehicle, U=Unknown number of patients, X=Unknown number of patients and additional response required
  • Protocol 30: Traumatic Injuries (Specific)
    • 30-D-1 Unconscious or arrest
    • 30-D-2 Not alert
    • 30-D-3 Chest or neck injury (with difficulty breathing)
    • 30-B-1 Possibly dangerous body area
    • 30-B-2 Serious hemorrhage
    • 30-A-1 Not dangerous body area
    • 30-A-2 Non-recent (≥6 hours) injuries (without priority symptoms)
  • Protocol 31: Unconscious/Fainting (Near)
    • 31-E-1 Ineffective breathing
    • 31-D-1 Unconscious - agonal/ineffective breathing
    • 31-D-2 Unconscious - effective breathing
    • 31-D-3 Not alert
    • 31-D-4 Changing color
    • 31-C-1 Alert with abnormal breathing
    • 31-C-2 Fainting episode(s) and alert ≥35 years old (with cardiac history)
    • 31-C-3 Females 12-50 years old with abdominal pain
    • 31-A-1 Fainting episode(s) and alert ≥35 years old (without cardiac history)
    • 31-A-2 Fainting episode(s) and alert <35 years old (with cardiac history)
    • 31-A-3 Fainting episode(s) and alert <35 years old (without cardiac history)
  • Protocol 32: Unknown Problem (Man Down)
    • 32-D-1 Life status questionable
    • 32-B-1 Standing, sitting, moving or talking
    • 32-B-2 Medical alarm (alert) notifications (no patient information)
    • 32-B-3 Unknown status/other codes not applicable
    • 32-B-4 Caller's language not understood (no interpreter in center)
  • Protocol 33: Transfer/Interfacility/Palliative Care
    • 33-D-1 Suspected cardiac or respiratory arrest
    • 33-D-2 Just resuscitated and/or defibrillated (external)
    • 33-C-1 Not alert (acute change)
    • 33-C-2 Abnormal breathing (acute onset)
    • 33-C-3 Significant hemorrhage or shock
    • 33-C-4 Possible acute heart problems or MI (heart attack)
    • 33-C-5 Acute severe pain
    • 33-C-6 Emergency response requested
    • 33-A-1 Acuity I (no priority symptoms)
    • 33-A-2 Acuity II (no priority symptoms)
    • 33-A-3 Acuity III (no priority symptoms)
      • Suffixes: P=Palliative care, T=Transfer/interfacility

Fire

  • Protocol 51: Aircraft Emergency
    • 51-D-1 Aircraft crash on land (Alert III)
    • 51-D-2 Aircraft crash involving structure (Alert III)
    • 51-D-3 Aircraft fire/recovery on ground (Alert III)
    • 51-D-4 Coastal water aircraft emergency
    • 51-D-5 Inland water aircraft emergency
    • 51-D-6 Oceanic water aircraft emergency
    • 51-C-1 Aircraft incoming - full emergency (Alert II)
    • 51-C-2 Aircraft incoming - minor emergency (Alert II)
    • 51-B-1 Unknown situation (investigation)
    • 51-A-1 Stand by
    • 51-Ω-1 Airborne aircraft
      • Suffixes: L=Large aircraft, M=Military aircraft, S=Small aircraft, U=Unknown
  • Protocol 52: Alarms
  • Protocol 53: Citizen Assist/Service Call
  • Protocol 54: Confined Space/Structure Collapse
  • Protocol 55: Electrical Hazard
  • Protocol 56: Elevator/Escalator Rescue
  • Protocol 57: Explosion
  • Protocol 58: Extrication/Entrapped (Machinery, Vehicle)
  • Protocol 59: Fuel Spill
  • Protocol 60: Gas Leak/Gas Odor (Natural and LP Gases)
  • Protocol 61: HAZMAT
  • Protocol 62: High Angle Rescue
  • Protocol 63: Lightning Strike (Investigation)
  • Protocol 64: Marine Fire
  • Protocol 65: Mutual Aid/Assist Outside Agency
  • Protocol 66: Odor (Strange/Unknown)
  • Protocol 67: Outside Fire
  • Protocol 68: Smoke Investigation (Outside)
  • Protocol 69: Structure Fire
  • Protocol 70: Train and Rail Collision/Derailment
  • Protocol 71: Vehicle Fire
  • Protocol 72: Water Rescue
  • Protocol 73: Watercraft in Distress
  • Protocol 74: Suspicious Package
  • Protocol 75: Train and Rail Fire

Police

Note: For all protocols, an affix of "OCI" in the dispatch code indicates "Officer Created Incident" (e.g. 103OCI - Administrative). An affix of "X" indicates call was transferred to an outside agency (e.g. 105X - Animal).

  • Protocol 101: Abduction/Kidnapping
  • Protocol 102: Abuse/Abandonment/Neglect
  • Protocol 103: Administrative
  • Protocol 104: Alarms
  • Protocol 105: Animal
  • Protocol 106: Assault/Sexual Assault
  • Protocol 107: Assist Other Agencies
  • Protocol 108: Bomb Found/Suspicious Package
  • Protocol 109: Bomb Threat
    • 109-D-1 High Occupancy
    • 109-D-2 Low Occupancy
    • 109-Ω-1 Information
    • 109-Ω-2 Referral
  • Protocol 110: Burglary (Break and Enter)/Home Invasion
    • 110-E-1 Immediate life threat
    • 110-E-2 Person in danger (no immediate life threat)
    • 110-D-1 Burglary (break and enter)
    • 110-D-2 Home invasion
    • 110-B-1 Past burglary (break and enter)
    • 110-B-2 Past home invasion
    • 110-Ω-1 Information
    • 110-Ω-1 Referral
      • Suffixes: C=Club, E=Explosive, G=Gun, K=Knife, O=Other
  • Protocol 111: Damage/Vandalism/Mischief
  • Protocol 112: Deceased Person
  • Protocol 113: Disturbance/Nuisance
    • 113-D-1 Physical (large group)
    • 113-D-2 Physical (individual or small group)
    • 113-B-1 Past physical
  • Protocol 114: Domestic Disturbance/Violence
    • 114-D-1 Physical
    • 114-D-2 Verbal
    • 114-B-1 Past physical
    • 114-B-2 Past verbal
    • 114-Ω-1 Referral
    • 114-Ω-2 Information
  • Protocol 115: Driving Under the Influence
  • Protocol 116: Drugs
  • Protocol 117: Explosion
  • Protocol 118: Fraud/Deception
  • Protocol 119: Harassment/Stalking/Threat
  • Protocol 120: Indecency/Lewdness
  • Protocol 121: Mental Disorder (Behavior Problems)
  • Protocol 122: Miscellaneous
  • Protocol 123: Missing/Runaway/Found Person
  • Protocol 124: Officer Needs Assistance
  • Protocol 125: Public Service
  • Protocol 126: Robbery/Carjacking
  • Protocol 127: Suicidal Person/Attempted Suicide
    • 127-E-1 Immediate life threat
    • 127-E-2 Person in danger (no immediate life threat)
    • 127-D-1 Attempted suicide
    • 127-D-2 Threatening suicide
    • 127-B-1 Past attempted suicide
    • 127-B-2 Past threatening suicide
    • 127-Ω-1 Information
    • 127-Ω-2 Referral
      • Suffixes: C=Club, E=Explosive, G=Gun, K=Knife, O=Other
  • Protocol 128: Supplemental
    • 128-B-1 Suspect
    • 128-B-2 Evidence
    • 128-A-1 Weapons
    • 128-A-2 Vehicle
    • 128-A-3 Items
    • 128-A-4 Other information
    • 128-Ω-1 Referral
  • Protocol 129: Suspicious/Wanted
  • Protocol 130: Theft/Larceny
  • Protocol 131: Traffic/Transportation Accident (Crash)
    • 131-E-1 Sinking vehicle
  • Protocol 132: Traffic Violation/Complaint/Hazard
  • Protocol 133: Trespassing/Unwanted
  • Protocol 134: Unknown (3rd Party)
    • 134-E-1 Immediate life threat
    • 134-E-2 Person in danger (no immediate life threat)
    • 134-D-1 Unknown (3rd party)
    • 134-Ω-1 Information
    • 134-Ω-2 Referral
  • Protocol 135: Weapons/Firearms
    • 135-E-1 Immediate life threat
    • 135-E-2 Person in danger (no immediate life threat)
    • 135-D-1 Display (with suspect)
    • 135-D-2 Shots fired (with suspect)
    • 135-C-1 Shots fired (suspect not seen)
    • 135-C-2 Carrying concealed weapon
    • 135-B-1 Past weapons incident
    • 135-B-2 Past shots fired (suspect not seen)
    • 135-Ω-1 Information
    • 135-Ω-2 Referral
      • Suffixes: C=Club, E=Explosive, G=Gun, K=Knife, O=Other
  • Protocol 136: Active Assailant (Shooter)




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