CHP Glossary of Commonly Used Abbreviations

The following is a list of commonly used abbreviations within the CHP incident Web pages.

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106 - BUSY
1020 - LOCATION REQUESTED
1022 - DISREGARD
1124 - ABANDONED VEHICLE
1023 - STANDBY
1039 - MESSAGE OR ITEM DELIVERED
1097 - ON SCENE
1098 - ASSIGNMENT COMPLETED
1110 - TAKE A REPORT
1141 - AMBULANCE REQUESTED
1144 - POSSIBLE FATALITY
1185 - TOW TRUCK
1198 - MEET
3A - MOTOR CLUB

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ADV - ADVISE
AFA - ASIAN-FEMALE-ADULT
AFJ - ASIAN-FEMALE-JUVENILE
AIFU - ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION FOLLOW UP
AMA - ASIAN-MALE-ADULT
AMJ - ASIAN-MALE-JUVENILE
ANS - ANSWER
ASAP - AS SOON AS POSSIBLE
ASC - ASCERTAIN
ATO - ATTEMPT TO CONTACT
ATV- ALL TERRAIN VEHICLE

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BC - BROADCAST
BFA - BLACK-FEMALE-ADULT
BFJ - BLACK-FEMALE-JUVENILE
BGE - BEIGE
BLK - BLACK
BLU - BLUE
BMA - BLACK-MALE-ADULT
BMJ - BLACK-MALE-JUVENILE
BO- BAD ORDER (NOT FUNCTIONING)
BOT - BACK ON TOP
BP - BORDER PATROL
BREAK - TRAFFIC BREAK LED BY OFFICER
BRN/BRO - BROWN
BTWN/BET - BETWEEN

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C2 - CODE 2 (RESPOND QUICKLY)
C3 - CODE 3 (RESPOND AS QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE)
C4 - CODE 4 (SITUATION UNDER CONTROL)
CBX - CALLBOX
CD - CENTER DIVIDE
 
CDF- CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY
CHKPT- CHECKPOINT
CIR- CIRCLE OR CIRCUMSTANCE
CIT - CITIZEN
CJ - COUNTY JAIL
CK - CHECK
CLR - CLEAR
CMS - CHANGEABLE MESSAGE SIGN
CO - COUNTY - OR - CORRECTIONAL OFFICER
CON - CONNECTOR - OR - CONNECTED
COPIED - RECEIVED INFORMATION
COP - COMPLAINT OF PAIN
COL - COLLECTOR RAMP
CORDS - COUNTY ROADS
CP - COUPE (2 DOOR CAR)
CT, C/T - CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (CALTRANS)
CUS,CUST - CUSTOMS
CV - CONVERTIBLE
CVC - CALIFORNIA VEHICLE CODE
CZP - COZEEP

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DISC - DISCONNECT
DIV - DIVISION
DL - DRIVER'S LICENSE
DOA - DEAD ON ARRIVAL
DOB - DATE OF BIRTH
DOJ - DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
DOT - DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION - CaltRANS
DRE - DRUG RECOGNITION EXPERT
DUI - DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE
DV - DISABLED VEHICLE - OR - DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

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EB - EAST BOUND
EMT - EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN
ENRT - EN ROUTE
ER - EMERGENCY ROOM - OR - EN ROUTE
ETA - ESTIMATED TIME OF ARRIVAL
EVAL - EVALUATION (USUALLY TO DETERMINE IF DUI)
EXP - EXPEDITE (RESPOND QUICKLY)

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FB,FBED - FLATBED TOW TRUCK
FD - FIRE DEPARTMENT
FIRE - FIRE DEPARTMENT
FRCC - FRESNO COMM CENTER
FRWY/FWY - FREEWAY
FSP - FREEWAY SERVICE PATROL
FT - FLAT TIRE
FTY - FAILURE TO YIELD
FU - FOLLOW UP
FYI - FOR YOUR INFORMATION

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GGCC - GOLDEN GATE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER
GOA - GONE ON ARRIVAL (IT'S NOT THERE)
GP - GORE POINT
GRN - GREEN
GS - GOOD SPARE

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HB - HATCHBACK
HFA - HISPANIC-FEMALE-ADULT
HFJ - HISPANIC-FEMALE-JUVENILE
HMA - HISPANIC-MALE-ADULT
HMJ - HISPANIC-MALE-JUVENILE
HOV - HIGH OCCUPANCY VEHICLE (CAR POOL)
HV - HIGHWAY VIOLENCE
HWY - HIGHWAY

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I- INTERSTATE - (IE - I15)
IFO - IN FRONT OF
INCC - INLAND COMMUNICATION CENTER
INJ - INJURY
I/O - IN AND OUT
INS - IMMIGRATION AND NATURALIZATION SERVICE
INV - INVOLVED
IS, I/S- INTERSECTION

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JEO - JUST EAST OF
JNO - JUST NORTH OF
JSO - JUST SOUTH OF
JUVI,JUVIE - JUVENILE
JWO - JUST WEST OF

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K9 - CANINE - POLICE DOG - UNIT WITH A DOG

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LACC - LOS ANGELES COMMUNICATION CENTER
LHS - LEFT HAND SHOULDER
LIC - LICENSE
LL - LANDLINE
L/M - LEFT MESSAGE
LN - LANE
LS - LAST SEEN
LSW - LAST SEEN WEARING
LZ - LANDING ZONE

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MAR - MAROON
MAZEEP- OFFICER WORKING A MAINTENANCE PROJECT
MC, M/C - MOTORCYCLE
MCC - MERCED COMM CENTER
MED - MEDICAL
MIO - MEDIA INFORMATION OFFICER - CHP
MLK - MARTIN LUTHER KING JR (ABBREVIATION FOR STREET NAME OR ROADWAY)
MM - MILE MARKER
MP - MILITARY POLICE
MPM - MILE POST MARKER
MRE - MOBILE ROAD ENFORCEMENT
MSG - MESSAGE
MT - MOUNTAIN OR MOUNT

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NA - NO ANSWER - OR - NOT AVAILABLE - OR- NOT APPLICABLE
NB - NORTH BOUND
NFD - NO FURTHER DETAILS
NFI - NO FURTHER INFORMATION
NLT - NO LATER THAN
NLL - NO LONGER LAND LINE
NR,N/R- NO RESPONSE
NS - NO SPARE

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O/ - OVER
OC, O/C - OVER CROSSING
OCC - OCCURRED OR OCCUPANTS
OCCC - ORANGE COUNTY COMMUNICATION CENTER
OES - OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES
OFR - OFF RAMP
OIC - OFFICER OR OPERATOR IN CHARGE
ONG - ORANGE
ONR - ON RAMP
OOG - OUT OF GAS
OOP - OUT OF POSITION (TOO FAR AWAY TO RESPOND)
OT, O/T- OVERTURNED
OTS - OVER THE SIDE
O'SIDE - OVER THE SIDE, OR OUTSIDE
O/X - OVERCROSSING

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PARK - PARKING PROBLEM
PC - PROBABLE CAUSE - OR - PENAL CODE
PD - POLICE DEPARTMENT
PED - PEDESTRIAN
PIT - PURSUIT IMMOBILIZATION TECHNIQUE
PK - PICK-UP TRUCK
PKWY - PARKWAY
PIO - PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER
PLS,PLZ - PLEASE
PLT - PLATE
POE - PORT OF ENTRY (THE border)
POI - POINT OF IMPACT
PORT - PORT OF ENTRY (THE border)
POSS - POSSIBLE - OR - POSSESSION
PT - POINT (EX: GORE POINT)
PU - PICK-UP TRUCK

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RDCC - REDDING COMMUNICATIONS CENTER
R - RESIDENCE (HOME)
RD - ROAD
RDW,RDWY - ROADWAY
RE, RE: - REGARDING
REF - REFERENCE
REQ - REQUEST - OR - REQUIRED
RESP - RESPONDING
RP,R/P - REPORTING PARTY - OR - RESPONSIBLE PARTY
RO - REGISTERED OWNER
RS,R/S - RIGHT SHOULDER
RHS - RIGHT HAND SHOULDER

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SAG- SAFETY ADMONISHMENT GIVEN
SB - SOUTH BOUND
SD, SDN - SEDAN (4 DOOR CAR)
SEMI - "BIG RIG, 18 WHEELER, TRACTOR TRUCK"
SO, S/O - SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT
SR- (#) - STATE ROUTE
SUBCHK - SUBJECT CHECK (WARRANTS, ETC.)
SUBJ - SUBJECT
SUSP - SUSPECT - OR - SUSPICIOUS
SUSCIRC - SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES
SV - SUSPECT VEHICLE

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TC, T/C - TRAFFIC COLLISION
THX - THANKS
TK - TRUCK
TMC - TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT CENTER
TRANS - TRANSITION ROAD
TRANS TO - TRANSITION ROAD
TRK - TRUCK
TRKTRL - TRUCK TRAIL (A BACK COUNTRY ROAD)
TRKTRLR - TRUCK TRAILER
TRLR - TRAILER
TRNSFR - TRANSFERRED

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UA - UNIT ADVISED
UI - UNIT INFORMED
UC, U/C - UNDER CROSSING
UNK - UNKNOWN
USFS - UNITED STATES FOREST SERVICE
UTL - UNABLE TO LOCATE (CANNOT FIND IT)

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VC - VEHICLE CODE
VEH - VEHICLE
VICT - VICTIM
VS - VERSUS
VV - VICTIM VEHICLE

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W/ - WITH
WB - WEST BOUND
WFA - WHITE-FEMALE-ADULT
WFJ - WHITE-FEMALE-JUVENILE
WHI - WHITE
WIT - WITNESS
WMA - WHITE-MALE-ADULT
WMJ - WHITE-MALE-JUVENILE
W/O - WITHOUT
WW - WRONG WAY

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XFER - TRANSFERRED
XRAY - FEMALE

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YOA - YEARS OF AGE