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1

Explain the composition of Police call signs.

First two letters are the station code, the third letter is the unit type. The first three letters are followed by up to another 3 characters to uniquely identify the unit.

E.g. PKI2 - Papakura Incident Car, Section 2.

2

What are the urgent call signs?

10-9 (urgent), 10-10 (emergency)

3

What is the "urgent" call sign and when is it's use appropriate?

10-9, when you need to urgently send a message that cannot wait for a break in normal radio traffic, e.g. offender fleeing from a unit, unit outnumbered and requiring back up, unit requires urgent ambulance for public.

4

What is the "emergency" call sign and when is it's use appropriate?

10-10, unit under assault or unit involved in a crash and crew in danger.

5

Explain the K-codes and their use.

K1 - No further action required, close CAD event. K3 - Offence reported but no offence disclosed. No further action required, close the CAD event. K6 - A report will be submitted - close CAD event. K9 - Arrest has been made - close CAD event.

6

Recite the phonetic alphabet.

Alpha, Bravo, Charlie, Delta, Echo, Foxtrot, Golf, Hotel, India, Juliet, Kilo, Lima, Mike, November, Oscar, Papa, Quebec, Romeo, Sierra, Tango, Uniform, Victor, Whiskey, Xray, Yankee, Zulu

7

Explain the 10-codes and their use.

10-1 - Message to all units.
10-3 - Available for dispatch.
10-2 - En route to CAD event.
10-7 - Arrived at CAD event.
10-9 - Urgent message.
10-10 - Emergency message.