Police K codes

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The police use K codes to indicate the result of a job.

Code Meaning
K1 No further police action required
K3 No offence disclosed (for incident initially reported as offences)
K6 Reported
K9 Arrest made.

The following codes are now obsolete but may still be heard on the radio:

Code Meaning
K2 Event held until later (replaced by the term "pre-empt")
K4 Warning given (now included in K6)
K5 Police form 258 or 101 submitted (now included in K6)
K7 Job left for expert
K8 Job left for prime unit. Note this code is still heard on the radio often. There is some debate as to whether its obsolete.