Do you know the real meaning behind this law enforcement jargon?

We're looking for your best effort, 10-4?

How often have you seen a crime drama in which the detective or investigator arrives at the scene of the crime and immediately asks for a run-down of the situation? Suddenly, the conversation becomes a mix of police jargon and definitions, helping the audience along as we learn exactly what's going on.

We want to know how much of the lingo you've picked up. Can you define this police jargon? It's a tough one, but give it a try and show us your police trivia smarts. Good luck!

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  1. If someone calls in a B&E, what is happening on the scene?
  2. If someone calls in a GTA, what is happening on the scene?
  3. What is the abbreviation for "Attempt to Locate"?
  4. If someone calls in a DIP, what is happening on the scene?
  5. What is the abbreviation for "Dead On Arrival"?
  6. If someone is due in court and someone calls an FTA, what has happened?
  7. If you've committed a crime and are being take to the DOC, where are you going?
  8. If an officer advises a BOLO and you cannot see a perpetrator, what are they advises?
  9. What is the abbreviation for "Public Intoxication"?
  10. If an officer asks to remove all "civvies" from the area, who do they want removed from the scene?

Do you know the real meaning behind this law enforcement jargon?

Your Result...

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RickeyMulkey 7 months ago
You got 9 out of 10
Bravo, officer (or well-informed civilian)! You've clearly been paying attention.
DerekBird 7 months ago
You got 9 out of 10
Bravo, officer (or well-informed civilian)! You've clearly been paying attention.
PattyHerbst 7 months ago
I used to sit with my Dad, a retired Sheriff's deputy, and watch this show.And many of the terms were used by him on the job as well.
Mukusthebadd1 7 months ago
Oooohhhh....
I got all of them right...
There was an episode of Adam-12, there was a "grand theft horse.
Lacey 8 months ago
10/10 Almost missed #9 as it seems too obvious.
rycki1138 8 months ago
10 out of 10
Bravo, officer (or well-informed civilian)! You've clearly been paying attention.
ndebrabant 8 months ago
You got 10 out of 10
Bravo, officer (or well-informed civilian)! You've clearly been paying attention.
papaC62 8 months ago
BAM....10/10. All those years glued to the tv paid off
Irish 8 months ago
I have cops for cousins! Got 10/10
Runeshaper 8 months ago
You got 10 out of 10
Bravo, officer (or well-informed civilian)! You've clearly been paying attention.

WOOHOO!!!
Tammy 8 months ago
You got 9 out of 10
Bravo, officer (or well-informed civilian)! You've clearly been paying attention
Catman 8 months ago
This was silly. 10/10 but c'mon.
Barry22 8 months ago
10/10, I'm ready to enter The Police Academy. "Guns, guns, when do we get guns?!"
jpdirisio13 Barry22 8 months ago
Calm down Barney.....er, Barry
nerakr 8 months ago
10/10. Could we make it harder next time?
EllisClevenger 8 months ago
You got 10 out of 10
Bravo, officer (or well-informed civilian)! You've clearly been paying attention.
harlow1313 8 months ago
Now I want a quiz on trucker lingo. Perhaps Metv could resuscitate "Movin' On."

Heck, this calls for a little C.W. McCall:
I says, "Pig Pen, this here's the Rubber Duck.
"We just ain't a-gonna pay no toll."
So we crashed the gate doing ninety-eight
I says "Let them truckers roll, 10-4."
bpacha77511 8 months ago
10/10... Full Disclosure.. I kindve cheated.. Im a FORMER officer
KatHat 8 months ago
You got 10 out of 10
Bravo, officer (or well-informed civilian)! You've clearly been paying attention.
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