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Putting New Zealand back into New Zealand Police


10-0Off duty
10-1Broadcast to all units
10-2En-route to job
10-4Repeat your last message
10-5Out of service for a short time (now obsolete)
10-6Change channel
10-7Arrived at job
10-8Busy but available
10-9Urgent Message
10-10Officer requires immediate assistance


K1No further police action required
K2Event held until later
K3No offence disclosed (for incident initially reported as offences)
K4Warning given-Now included in K6
K5Police form 258 or 101 submitted-Now included in K6
K7Job left for expert
K8Job left for prime unit
K9Arrest made


1AAlarm Sounding2AAdvise Relatives/Owner
1BBomb Threat2BRecruiting
1CCar/Person Acting Suspiciously2CCivil Dispute
1DDomestic Dispute2DOfficial Request for Information
1EEmergency/Disaster/Spill2ERemove fences/structures/vegetation
1FAssist Fire/Ambulance2FFirearms Licensing
1GSolvent Abuse2GLiquor Licensing/Vetting
1HDrunk Home2HDraw Raffle
1LBlockage/Breakdown on Highway2IInformation
1JJuvenile Complaint2KFound Property
1KDrunk Custody/Detox Centre2LLost Property
1LLand Rescue2MMissing Person
1MMental2NCivil Court Process
1NNoise Control2OCourt Orders
1PPremises Insecure2PPublic Relations
1QBreach Graduated Drivers Licence2QJury List Vetting
1RBreach of the Peace2RRecovery of motor vehicle
1SSudden Death2SSummons
1TTruancy2TWarrant to Arrest/Fines Enforcement
1UTraffic Incident2UWarrant of Seizure
1VVehicle Collision2VValidation
1WWater/Sea Rescue/Emergency2WArrest Warrant (Other)
1XAttempted Suicide2YStock/Animals
1ZOther Incident2ZOther Service Request/Response
3AAttend Scene of Crime/Incident4AAttend Scene/Meeting/Course/Other
3BBeat4BMortuary Procedure
3CCrime Prevention Advice4CCorrespondence/Counter
3DDog Care/Maintenance4DDemonstration Duty
3EEmployee Vetting4EEscort Duty
3FFoot Patrol4FFingerprint Examination
3GWatchhouse/Counter Duty4GTravel
3HHotel Visit4HPhotography Job
3JComm Centre Duty4IInjury/Sickness
3KKeys Taken4JCourt Security (Prison Escort)
3MDirected Patrol / Mobile Patrol4KCourt Attendance (Witness, etc.)
3OOther Vetting4LLogistics/Staff Transport
3RRoad Checkpoint / Speed Camera Operation4MMeal break
3SServe Summons/Execute Arrest Warrant4NVictim Advice
3TStop/Search Car/Person4PPublic Entertainment Duty
3VStaff Visit/Supervision4QEnquiry/Investigation
3WWatching/Observations4SVehicle servicing i.e. petrol/LPG
3XVideo Job4ULockup
3YOther School Talks 4VVIP/DPS
3ZOther Preventative Task4WWitness/Other Person Protection
4XExecute Search Warrant
4ZAirport Security


5FFamily harm / domestic violence8PPandemic Response
5HEM bail suitability visit8PAPandemic 72 Hour Check
5KBail Check8PBPandemic Person Check
5MParole recall warrant8PCPandemic Business Check
6DBail Breach8PDPandemic Check Via Telephone Only
6EElectronically monitored bail alarm activation8PGMass Gathering
6IIllegal Street Racing8PLDirected Patrol
6SBreach of Police Safety Order8PMReassurance Essential Facility
6YYoung person unaccompanied8PZPandemic Checkpoint


The first digit is the general offense category
# Violence
# Sexual
# Drugs/Anti social
# Dishonesty
# Property Damage
# Miscellaneous
# Administrative
Each remaining digit gives progressively more information about the offence.
For example:
* 4211 4 = Dishonesty 2=Vehicles 1= unlawful taking 1=Motor vehicle
* 4322 4 = Dishonesty 3=theft of property 2= From shop 2= value under $500


1110Murder1520Assault With Intent To Injure
1120Attempted Murder1530Assault On Child
1130Manslaughter1540Male Assaults Female
1140Infanticide1550Assault Police
1150Abortion1560Assault Person Assist Police
1160Aids Suicide1570Assaults Person Lawful Ex Process
1210Aids Suicide1580Common Assault
1220Abduction1610Assault On Law Enforcement Officers (Summary Offence)
1310Aggravated robbery (Weapon)1620Assault Person Assisting Police (Summary Offence)
1316Aggravated robbery (Manual)1630Assaults Official
1320Robbery1640Minor Assaults
1330Assault with intent (Weapon)1650Miscellaneous Common Assault
1336Assault with intent (Manual)1710Threatens To Kill
1340Compelling execution of documents1720Threatening Act To Person Or Property
1410Wounding with intent GBH1730Threatening Behaviour
1414Wounding with intent to injure1740Demand With Intent To Steal or Extort
1420Injures with intent to GBH1748Blackmail
1424Injures with intent to injure1754Possess Offensive Weapon
1430Aggravated wounding1758Unlawful possess knife
1440Disables/Stupefies1770Fail To Provide Necessities Of Life
1460Injures if death ensued1790Threatening To Damage Property
1471Throws acid with intent to injure1810Group Assemblies
1472Poisons with intent to injure1811Rioting
1474Infects with disease1820Unlawful Assembly
1480Use firearm on Police officer1830Crimes Against Personal Privacy
1483Commission of crime (firearm)1840Harassment
1490Assault with a weapon1850Participation and Association Offences
1510Serious Assaults1853Participates in criminal group


2210Indecent Performances And Acts2740Sexual grooming
2220Obscene Exposure2810Sexual conduct with young person under 16 years
2231Genital Mutilation2813Sexual Intercourse With subnormal female
2380Sexual Intercourse With Child Under Care2830Indecent Assaults by Female
2510Indecent Videos2840Indecency FF
2610Abduct young person for sex2860Indecency MF
2620Abduct person for sex2870Indecency MM
2632Indecently Assaults Female Over 162910Immoral Behaviour/Miscellaneous
2635Indecent Assault On Male Over 162950Child Sex Tours Offences
2650Rape2951Sex with child outside NZ
2655Sexual Conduct with child under 12 years2962Knowingly makes objectionable publication
2656Sexual conduct with young person2963Supplied restricted material
2660Attempt rape and assault with intent to rape2966Exhibits objectionable material to persons under 18
2670Assault Intent To Commit Sexual Violation2970Offences for Commercial sex services
2710Incest2973Prostitution Under 18
2720Bestiality?Sexual violation


3110Import, Supply or Produce Class A Drug3537Disorderly Behaviour Private Premises
3115Import, Supply or Produce Class B Drug3538Threatening Behaviour likely to Cause Violence
3140Possess to Supply Class A Drug3540Language offences
3145Possess to Supply Class B Drug3560Miscellaneous Disorder Offences
3151Possess Class A3570Disorderly Assembly
3154Possess Class B3610Vagrancy Offences
3158Possess Instruments A & B3620Preparing To Commit Crimes
3160Consume drugs class A & B3710Family Offences
3171Cultivate3711Cruelty To Child
3181Permit premises A & B3712Wilful Neglect Child
3187Aids offences outside New Zealand3713Abandon child under 6 years
3191Conspiracy to deal A Class Drugs3714Leaving Child Without Reasonable Supervisor
3192Conspiracy to deal B Class Drugs3719Other Child Abuse Non Assault
3193Conspiracy to deal C Class Drugs3743Offence Against Matrimonial Prop Act
3210Import, Supply or Produce Class C Drugs3746Failure Attend Court
3240Possess to supply class C Drugs3750Family proceedings Act offences
3150Possess Class C Drugs3796Slave Dealing Under 18
3255Possess Instruments (cannabis)3797Sex exploitation
3271Cultivate cannabis3810Publishing and Document Offences
3273Possess equipment or substance to produce drug3820Child and Young Person Act Offences
3281Permit premises cannabis3851Contravenes Protection Order (Firearm)
3410Bookmaking3852Contravenes Protection Order (Non Firearm)
3420Gaming House Offence3853Fail To Comply Conditions Of Order (Firearm)
3430Betting Offences3854Fail Comply Condition Of Order (Non Firearm)
3470Casino Offences3856Breach Of Publication Restrictions
3510Obstruct Police3910Closure Of Licensed Premises for Rioting or Fighting
3515Resist Person Assisting Police3920Licensed Premises Liquor Offence Selling to minor(s)
3516Resist Other Official3930Licensed Premises Liquor Offence Intoxicated Person(s)
3517Obstruct Public Place3940Offences by minors Sale Of Liquor
3521Incite Violence, disorder or lawlessness3950Refusal to admit police on Licensed Premises
3529Other Incite or encourage Offences3960Sales By Unlicensed Persons
3535Offensive Behaviour3970Unlicensed Premises Liquor Offences


4120Burglary4512Possesses Forged Banknote
4130Burglary Associated Offences4515Possesses Implements For Forgery
4155Aggravated burglary4517Imitating Authorised Marks
4210Unlawful Taking Motor Vehicle4520False accounting
4220Unlawfully Interfere Motor Vehicle4550Credit by fraud
4230Take, convert or interfere Bicycle4570Miscellaneous fraud
4240Miscellaneous Car Conversion Etc4575Altering document with intent
4300General Theft4581Forges bank card to obtain money
4410Receiving Stolen Goods4590False pretence by credit card or cheques
4430Money Laundering Offences4631Access computer for dishonest purpose
4435Laundering proceeds of drug dealing4633Damage computer endangering life
4440Financial Transaction Reporting4635Makes Sells software for crime
4511Forgery4636Access computer without Authority


5110Arson5215Endangering Transport
5113Attempt Arson5224Impeding rescue
5120Wilful damage5225Setting mantraps
5141Intentional Damage danger To Life5231Hijack plane
5142Intentional Damage no Interest5232Endangering safety of plane
5143Intentional Damage5235Endangering safety in Airport
5144Intentional Damage reckless Disregard5810Gambling Act Offences
5151Contaminating Food, crops or other5950Procure or possess new drugs
5152Causing Disease Or Sickness In Animals


6110Offences Under Trespass Act6830General Obligations
6120Trespass Under Specific Statute6840Offences Re Licences
6130Miscellaneous Trespass Offences6851Unlawfully Carries or possess Firearm, Restricted Weapon, explosives or ammunition
6210Littering6852Unlawfully Carries Imitation Firearm
6311Aggravated Cruelty6853Intoxicated In Charge Of Firearm
6313Fails to alleviate pain or suffering of animal6854Discharges Firearm In or near place or dwelling
6319Other Neglect Or Cruelty To Animals6855Uses or discharges Other Firearm Type
6332Breach Of Impounding Act6856Unlawfully Possess Pistol or Restricted Weapon
6333Breach Of Fisheries Act6857Unlawful Carry/possess F’arm/amm/ex-p/place
6334Breach Of Wildlife Act6859General Firearm Offences
6335Breach Of Wild Animal Control Act6861Present Firearm or Restricted Weapon At Person
6337Poaching6862Present Object Like Firearm or Restricted Weapon At Person
6339Other Miscellaneous Offs Re Animals6863Careless use of Firearm Causing Death or bodily Injury
6340Police Dogs Police Amend Act Offences6864Leaving Firearm Loaded Endangering Life
6391Cruelty to or ill-treatment Of Animals6865Reckless Discharge of Firearm or Restricted Weapon
6393Transportation Offences6866Uses Firearm To Prevent or Resist Arrest
6399Animal Welfare Act Miscellaneous Offences6867Posses Firearm, Restricted weapon, Explosives, or Ammunition in commission of crime
6520Railway Abuses6868Carry Firearm, Restricted Weapon or explosives With Intent to commit crime
6530Fire Service Abuses6869Other Offence Re General firearm Use
6550Telecommunications Act Offences6871Obstructs Police during licence enquiries
6560Postal Services Act Offences6873Fail To Report Injury under Firearms Injury Arms Act
6570Forest And Rural Fire Act 1977 Offences6874Fail To Comply with Notice of Unsafe Firearm or Pistol
6810Licensed Dealer Offences6875Carry Loaded Firearm In Vehicle
6820General Restrictions6879Other Offences Involving Firearm Use


7110Offences Against Justice7420Bloods pickup
7210Births/Deaths & Marriages7510Against National Interest
7310Immigration7610Bylaw Breaches


EVEnter VehicleQNFVQuery Name Family Violence
LVLocate stolen vehicleQPQuery Person
NIANational Intelligence ApplicationQRQuery Vehicle register
QAFVQuery Address Family ViolenceQVQuery Vehicle of interest (VOI)
QDHQuery Drivers HistoryQVAQuery something to do with offence history
QECQuery Engine/Chassis numberQVHQuery History of licence holder
QFQuery FileQVRQuery VOI and Register (combination of QV and QR)
QGQuery Firearm LicenceQIQuery Property


47Report for the CoronerIONInfringement offence notice
56See EBA (refers to section 56 of Land Transport Act 1998)MASTERSA file containing a persons criminal history
58See EBA (refers to section 58 of Transport Act 1962)MPRMiscellaneous property report
101Form for reporting minor offences (Pol101)NIANational Intelligence Application (previously NIS – National Intelligence System)
258General purpose police report form (Pol258)NORTHCOMNorthern Communications Centre (Auckland)
400Family Violence Report (POL400)NUANo Unit Available
AOSArmed Offenders SquadOROffence Report
ASAPAs Soon As PossiblePNTPolice Negotiation Team
CADComputer Assisted Dispatch systemPOIPerson of interest
CAUChild Abuse UnitPRNPerson record number
CIBCriminal Investigation Branch (detectives)PSEUDOA drivers licence with no classes, generally a disqualified driver
CIUCombined Investigative Unit (detectives and uniformed officers)QIDOfficer ident number
CISCriminal Intelligence SectionSFPSafe forward point
CRBCriminal Registration Branch (Photos/Fingerprints)SIGNAL TEST
CVSTCommercial Vehicle Safety Team (previously CVIU – Commercial Vehicle Investigation Unit)SIT-REPSituation Report
DAODuly Appointed OfficerSOCOScene of Crimes Officer (Forensic)
DLICNODrivers Licence NumberSSGSpecialist Search Group
DPSDiplomatic Protection SquadSTGSpecial Tactics Group
EAGLEPolice HelicopterSTUStrategic Traffic Unit
EBAExcess Breath Alcohol (drunk driver)STATUS-DDisqualified
FLAGSAdditional info attached to a persons file, usually a warningSTATUS-SStolen
GBHGrievous Bodily HarmSTATUS-WWanted
GDBGeneral Duties Branch (Uniformed Officers)SWITCHYComputer terminal message
INFORMANTA person who has reported or witnessed an offenceTARTraffic accident report
TPTeam PolicingTESSATelecom telephone number database
TSBTraffic Safety BranchTONTraffic offence notice
TYPolice vehicle involved in crash (derived from the treasury (ty) form that has to be filled in afterwards)YASYouth Aid Section
VOIVehicle of InterestYESYouth Education Section
WTAWarrant To ArrestFILE NUMBERNumber assigned to police file by the Wanganui Computer eg 971225/3456
WTIWanted To InterviewEVENT NUMBERNumber assigned to an incident dispatched from the communications centre by the CAD system
ANPRAutomatic Number Plate Recognition

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