Omaha Police radio call signs

Officer Wilson

Example of what you may hear: “1 XXXX 12”

Where: 1= Shift 

  • 1=A shift
  • 2=B shift
  • 3=C shift
  • 4=shift that overlaps C and A
  • 5=specialized unit

Where: XXXX= Unit Type

Where: 12= District


 Unit Types:

  • Able-1: Air Support Unit
  • Adam: One Officer District Patrol Car
  • Alpha: Auto theft Detective
  • Baker: Two Officer District Patrol Car
  • Beat: One or two Officers Beat Patrol Car
    • High Crime areas
  • Bravo: Burglary Detective
  • Charles: Crime Lab
  • Command: Sergeants and Lieutenants
    • Command “#0” -Command Sargent
      • 10,20-Northwest
      • 30,40-Northeast
      • 40,50-Southeast
      • 70,80-Southwest
    • COMMAND 1-Northwest LT
    • COMMAND 2-Northeast LT
    • COMMAND 3-Southeast LT
    • COMMAND 4-Southwest LT
  • Delta: Gang Unit
  • Edward: Emergency Response Team
    • SWAT
    • Bomb Squad
    • Negotiators
  • George: OPD Detective
  • Henry: Homicide Detective
  • Ida: Intelligence/Vice Detective
  • John: Headquarters Font Desk
  • King: Canine Unit
  • Mounted: Horse Mounted Patrol
  • Nora: Narcotics Detective
  • Ocean: School Resource Officer (SRO)
  • Paul: Proactive Street Patrol
    • Usually does not respond to radio calls
  • Precinct: Precinct Captain
  • Solo: Motorcycle Patrol Officer
  • Tom: Traffic Enforcement and Investigation Unit
  • Union: Internal Affairs
  • Zebra: Off-Duty Officer
    • Example: “ZEBRA###” where “###” would be the officer’s badge number

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