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

Police radio codes, also known as "10 codes," are assigned numbers used to transmit information between police officers and the dispatch center. The "10" is a prefix, indicating that the following numbers are a coded mes... More » Technology Audio Equipment

Police radio 10-codes are numeric communication signals used by law enforcement and government agencies to help reduce confusion during two-way voice radio communication, according to Private citizens ... More » Government & Politics Law Enforcement

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 »

In law enforcement, "DCP" stands for Deputy Chief of Police or Deputy Commissioner of Police, depending on the location. The deputy chief of police is the second highest ranking officer in a police department and reports... More »