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Line Of Duty Cheat Sheet

(Topic created on: 08-04-2021 05:01 PM)
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For any fans who may be struggling with some of the acronyms I will put a list up here , as still ongoing  and some may wish to catch up no spoilers here.

  • ABH: Actual Bodily Harm
  • AC-12: Anti-Corruption Unit 12
  • ACC: Assistant Chief Constable
  • ACPO: Association of Chief Police Officers
  • AFO: Authorised Firearms Officer
  • AM: Active Message
  • ANPR: Automatic Number Plate Recognition
  • ARU: Authorised Response Unit
  • ARV: Armed Response Vehicle
  • B&E: Breaking and Entering
  • CC: Chief Constable
  • Chis: Covert Human Intelligence Source
  • CIB: Complaints Investigation Bureau
  • CID: Criminal Investigation Department
  • CIS: Crime Information System
  • Com: Covert Operations Manager
  • CPS: Crown Prosecution Service
  • CSE: Crime Scene Examiner
  • D&D: Drunk and Disorderly
  • DC: Detective Constable
  • DCC: Deputy Chief Constable
  • DCI: Detective Chief Inspector
  • DIR: Digital Interview Recorder
  • DL: (On the) down low
  • DPS: Director of 
  • DS: Detective Sergeant
  • Fahrenheit: A ‘shoot to kill’ order
  • FI: Forensic Investigator
  • FLO: Family Liaison Officer
  • GBH: Grievous Bodily Harm
  • GSW: Gunshot Wound
  • HCP: Healthcare Professional
  • IC: Identification Code(s)
  • IC9: A person’s ethnicity is unknown
  • ID: Identification
  • IP Address: Internet Protocol address
  • IOPC: Independent Office for Police Conduct
  • IR: Intelligence Report
  • IRV: Incident Response Vehicle
  • MIT: Major Investigation Team
  • MOPI: Management of Police Information
  • MPU: Missing Persons Unit
  • MVC: Major Violent Crime
  • Obs: Observation
  • OCG: Organised Crime Group
  • Pace: Police and Criminal Evidence Act
  • PCC: Police and Crime Commissioner
  • PCSO: Police Community Support Officer
  • PNC: Police National Computer
  • PS: Police Sergeant
  • Reg 15: A notice issued to an officer advising them that a complaint about their conduct that warrants investigation
  • Ripa: Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000
  • RTC: Road Traffic Collision
  • SCG: Serious Crime Group
  • SFC: Strategic Firearms Commander
  • Sit Rep: Situation Report
  • SIO: Senior Investigating Officer
  • TA: Time of Arrival
  • TFC: Tactical Firearms Commander
  • TFU: Tactical Firearms Unit
  • TSG: Territorial Support Group
  • Twoc: Taking Without Owner’s Consent
  • UCO: Undercover Operative
  • VO: Visiting Order
  • VPN: Virtual Private Network
  • VRN: Vehicle Registration Number


 zero translates to an officer needing urgent assistance

Five means an officer is en-route to an incident

status Six means they’ve arrived at the scene.

Ten-eight is used when an officer is in service

11 is used when they are off duty

If anyone   notices any others they can let us know,  if any new ones will try and update.

Thanks, now it is  OAO  from me 😀

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