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1
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Explain the composition of Police call signs.

A

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
Q

What are the urgent call signs?

A

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

3
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What is the “urgent” call sign and when is it’s use appropriate?

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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
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What is the “emergency” call sign and when is it’s use appropriate?

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

5
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Explain the K-codes and their use.

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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
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Recite the phonetic alphabet.

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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
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Explain the 10-codes and their use.

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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.