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Main Page Orange County Police Frequencies County/City Maps

County Wide City Wide


Orange County, utilizes a dual approach to unit identification. While listening to the Green Channels, you will most likely here units refered to as 10-Charles or 11-Sam. Whereas while listening to Countywide channels such as Red, you will here units refered to as 18-Sam-111. To better assist you I have broken this section up into two segments, Countywide and Citywide




First numbers designate the department on Countywide Channels:


6+Flood Control 24+Fullerton PD 41+Seal Beach PD
8+Road Dept. 25+Placentia PD 42+Huntington Beach PD
10+CHP 26+Anaheim PD 43+Newport Beach PD
11+Irvine Police 27+Yorba Linda PD (Station 22) 44+Costa Mesa PD
12+Transit District 30+John Wayne Airport, Sheriff 45+Laguna Beach PD
13+Fullerton Police 31+Santa Ana PD 46+San Clemente PD
14+Probation Dept. 32+Garden Grove PD 47+Westminster PD
15+Marshal's 33+Orange PD 48+Los Alamitos PD
16+Military Police 34+Tustin PD 49+San Juan Capistrano (Station 18)
17+Animal Control 35+Stanton PD 51+Seal Beach Lifeguard
18+Sheriff-Coroner 36+Cypress PD 52+Huntington Beach Lifeguard
19+District Attorney 37+La Palma PD 53+Newport Beach Lifeguard
21+La Habra PD 38+Villa Park PD (Station 18) 54+OC Sheriff's Harbor Patrol
22+Brea PD 39+Irvine PD 55+Laguna Beach Lifegaurd
23+Buena Park PD 40+Fountain Valley PD 56+San Clemente Lifeguard
Fire Departments
62+Brea FD 84+Costa Mesa FD 91+Orange County Fire Authority
71+Santa Ana FD 85+Laguna Beach FD


Last three digits designate police unit:

+000 Chief +300 Evening Shift
+001-009 Administrative +400 Detectives
+100 Night Shift +700 Traffic units
+200 Day Shift +800 Portable units

First numbers designate reporting area and the letter indicates the type of
unit on Citywide Channels:

+C Main Unit +I Investigator
+D Secondary or Swing Shift Unit +E Code Enforcement
+M Motorcycle Unit +Felony Felony Investigator
+S Sergeant +L Lieutenant