The radio codes used by law enforcement in the United States vary from one locality to the next, explains National Public Radio, but a list of common law enforcement codes is available at However, many agenc... More » Government & Politics Law Enforcement

Status code 61 has several different possible meanings depending on jurisdiction. According to The Oregonian newspaper, the police code signal 61 means “subject in custody” in the state of Oregon. However, the Official T... More »

Frequency code databases generally come with software that automatically installs the desired frequency codes into the police scanner. Users can either purchase the software and follow the instructions to load the freque... More » Technology Audio Equipment

Police scanner codes, or 10-codes, are short alpha-numeric combinations used by law enforcement officials to communicate necessary information over radio frequencies. Police scanner codes were first used in the early 192... More »

A police welfare check takes place when law enforcement is sent out to check the wellbeing of a person. This check is done when the police have a reason to believe someone is harmed or in danger. More »

France has several branches of law enforcement. The two national organizations, which account for the majority of law enforcement in the country, are known as the Police Nationale and the Gendarmerie Nationale. More »

Many police dogs have tough-sounding names, or names that mean something in the law enforcement world, such as Copper, Bomber, Fang or Diablo. Other police dogs are given more innocuous names that belie their strength, s... More »