EMERGENCY?

Dial 911

Non-Emergencies:  541-776-7206

SUICIDE & CRISIS HOTLINE:

541-774-8201


Scanner Group Links:

OFFICIAL SCANNERGROUP.COM WEBSITE

SCANNER GROUP MEMBER POLICIES

JACKSON COUNTY SCANNER GROUP

JOSEPHINE COUNTY SCANNER GROUP

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How to Listen to the Scanner Yourself LIVE:

If you would like to listen to law enforcement, medical and fire, you have a few options:

OPTION 1: Google Broadcastify and find the appropriate feed.  Jackson County: http://www.broadcastify.com/listen/feed/7238/web

OPTION 2: Buy a scanner locally or through an online retailer (ie. Amazon, Ebay, etc.) You’ll need to manually program the frequencies, which can be found online, free.

OPTION 3: Download an App for your phone: Broadcastify & Scanner Radio are the recommended apps.  Broadcastify.com for your computer is a good way to listen as well. Emergency Radio and 5-0 Radio are a few of those available.


CODES & TERMS USED BY LE (Law Enforcement) LOCALLY:

WIKI OSP RADIO REFERENCE (the full-meal deal)

FREQUENT TERMS:

  • ATL – Attempt to Locate
  • UTL – Unable to Locate
  • RO – Restraining Order
  • DOC – Disorderly Conduct
  • MVC – Motor Vehicle Collision
  • MVA – Motor Vehicle Accident
  • RP – Reporting Party
  • LOC – Loss of Consciousness

FREQUENT CODES

  • Code 1 Routine response
  • Code 2 Urgent response
  • Code 3 Emergency Response(lights and Sirens)
  • Code 4 – All clear
  • Code 11 – Mentally unstable
  • Code 12 Warrant on Subject
  • Code 13 Requesting Back up
  • Code 15  In Custody
  • Code 33 – Channel lock down, only the incident in question is broadcast.

FREQUENT CITIZEN ID

  • AMA – Asian Male Adult
  • AFA – Asian Female Adult
  • BMA – Black Male Adult
  • BFA – Black Female Adult
  • WMA – White Male Adult
  • WFA – White Female Adult
  • HMA – Hispanic Male Adult
  • HFA – Hispanic Female Adult
  • UUMV – Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle

MDC, MDT, MY SCREEN – In Car Computer – dispatch can send them photos, reports, warrant information, etc.. You often will hear LE (Law Enforcement) state ‘Send it to my screen.’, when speaking to dispatch.

IN CUSTODY – subject is in handcuffs, in the back of the police car, taken to jail, or otherwise ‘secured.’

DETOX – the drunk tank – where they take drunk / intoxicated people that haven’t done anything to warrant jail but not safe enough to be left in public.

PHASE 2 – Where dispatch obtains an ‘approximate’ address based on a cell ping and/or approx info based on phone company data.

DOMESTIC – Usually a fight between two or more people people, son/dad, mom/daughter, boyfriend/girlfriend; typically within a house/dwelling, but does happen in public at times.


POLICE IDENTIFIERS:

  • [200] MPD Patrol Units- 2 For MPD 1-6 Team Number, 1-8 for Beat they cover. = 216
  • [Xray] Corporal – 2 For MPD, 1-8 Beat = 2Xray6
  • [Charlie] CSO – 2 For MPD, 1-8 Beat = 2Charlie2
  • [David] Detective – 2 For MPD, = 2David12
  • [Marie] Motorcycle- 2 For MPD, 1-8 Beat = 2Marie7
  • [600] Central Point Police
  • [3100] Oregon State Police
  • [4100] Shady Cove
  • [4200] Butte Falls
  • [4400] Rogue River
  • [4500] Jacksonville
  • [4600] Phoenix
  • [4700] Talent
  • [5100] Eagle Point

Jackson County Sheriff Runs different call signs and change on rotations as they call.