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 Columbus Police Dispatch - Citywide

All Five Zones in Crystal Clear Analog Audio, Featuring Alpha Tags & Unit/Radio IDs. Click "Additional Feed Information" Link for Feed Details, Zone/Precinct Maps, ID Info, & Listening Tips. Click "Feed Broadcaster Web Link" for Instant 10 Codes.
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Columbus Police Dispatch

Live Radio Communications for the Columbus Ohio Police Department dispatch for all five zones.










Columbus Police Radio Codes


Columbus Police Zone / Precinct Maps



Zone Area   Precincts Talk Group

                ( Talk Groups Are Not Displayed )

1    Far North     1,6,17,18      1328                     

2    South            9,13,14,20    1360     

3    West             8,10,15,19    1392    

4    North            2,3,4,5          1424    

5    Central         7,11,12,16    1456   

Streaming the above talk groups on the Franklin County Public Safety System

and The Franklin County Public Service System (Used as a Backup)


Alpha tags may be suspended at times.

Radio ID structure

Unit / Radio IDs

Columbus Police officers are issued their own portable radios.

Car Numbering System  

The 1st, or 1st & 2nd digit denote the precinct.  The last digit is the cruiser district. District "8" cars are paddy wagons

Examples:  Car 14 is 1 precinct, cruiser district 4.   Car 102 is 10 precinct, cruiser district 2.   Car 168 is 16 precinct, wagon

Numbers preceded by a "9" are Mid-Watch Cars.  (Overlapping Shifts)  Examples:  9014, 9102

Sergeants are "S" followed by the Precinct number.   Lieutenants are "L" followed by the Zone number

600 Units are Freeway Patrol and Motorcycle Officers


CPD currently has 6 Jet Helicopters, equipped with a Nightsun Searchlight & FLIR Infrared Imaging

All Helicopters identify as "Chopper"


Listening Tips:

"FIVE EIGHTY" - Police Headquarters

"Signal xxxx"  - Call that telephone number

"Groves"         - Groves Road Fleet Maintenance Complex

"Roys"            - Roy Tailors Uniform Co. (Uniforms and Equipment Warehouse)

"The Pike"      - Jackson Pike Franklin County Sheriff's Jail Facility

"Guard Duty"  -  an assignment other than a regular radio call, such as, guarding a prisoner at a hospital, a crime scene, road closure, etc. The assignments are based on citywide coverage and availability and come from HQ, also referred to as "580". The car could be assigned from any zone/precinct in the city.


The audio on this feed is received on a Uniden BCT15X scanner, using a Laird Tech B7603 / MBC800 antenna, programmed with FreeScan, streamed with RadioFeed, using an eMachines Windows 7 64 bit desktop via Roadrunner.


 This Feed will only Stream Police Dispatch Channels in compliance with the Broadcastify Terms of Service.


The Audio on this Feed is for "Entertainment Purposes Only".

This feed is not provided by or affiliated with the Columbus Police Department. 

Use of this audio to furthur the commission of a crime is a criminal offense.


"NEVER" respond to the scene of a call or Interfere with Police or Emergency Personnel.


Questions and Comments are Always Welcome, Just Click on "Contact Broadcaster"


Thank You For Listening


This feed is dedicated to the men and women of the Columbus Division of Police who gave their lives in the line of duty:

Patrolman Cyrus Beebe, 4-27-1854 / Detective Abe Kleeman, 9-15-1899 / Patrolman Daniel Davis, 6-7-1908 / Patrolman Harry E. Campbell, 12-24-1908 / Patrolman Frank P. Ward, 6-9-1911 / Patrolman William Sexton, 3-25-1913 / Patrolman Joseph Lavender, 6-26-1913 / Patrolman James Ballard, 11-9-1914 / Patrolman John Laufhutte, 8-22-1916 / Detective William Roarke, 11-24-1917 / Patrolman David L Jenkins, 2-8-1919 / Patrolman Adolph G. Schneider, 9-23-1920 / Detective Charles E. Tiller, 10-28-1920 / Patrolman Jessie Reall, 2-26-1921 / Patrolman Granston P. Koehler, 11-28-1922 / Patrolman Troy C. Stewart, 4-22-1924 / Patrolman Harry E. Shaffer, 3-29-1925 / Detective Walter O. Womeldorf, 5-29-1925 / Patrolman William Sweinsberger, 1-7-1926 / Patrolman Horace D. Elliot, 3-29-1927 / Patrolman Thomas Day, 7-7-1931 / Patrolman Leslie Green, 10-4-1931 / Patrolman Ross Porter, 7-23-1934 / Patrolman Edward J. Murphy, 5-11-1935 / Patrolman John P. Sears, 11-30-1936 / Detective Robert R. Cline, 2-5-1938 / Patrolman Campbell K. Jenkins, 1-9-1939 / Patrolman John M. McCullough, 1-18-1942 / Patrolman Thomas E. Webb, 8-17-1956 / Patrolman Richard E. Taylor, 1-19-1963 / Lieutenant Allen E. Fraley, 11-6-1964 / Patrolman Robert F. Lisska, 5-26-1965 / Patrolman Daniel Alfred Redding, 7-27-1965 / Patrolman William G. Wells, 12-21-1965 / Auxillary Officer Lawrence V. Kipfinger, 10-13-1969 / Patrolman Curtis L. Staton, 3-22-1972 / Patrolman Joseph "Andy" Edwards, 8-28-1972 / Sergeant Dale W. McCann, 6-7-1974 / Officer Roger L Brown, 8-11-1976 / Officer Michael J. Smith, 8-11-1976 / Officer Martin W. Yawarsky, 9-6-1980 / Officer Gordon J. Rich, 4-5-1986 / Officer Richard Fickeisen, 6-1-1987 / Officer Jane E. Thompson-Bowman, 3-9-1989 / Officer Robin Nye, 1-4-1991 / Officer Raymond E. Radel, 4-25-1991 / Officer Curtis E. Clites, 12-10-1993 / Sergeant Marc Muncy, 4-5-1995 / Officer Keith L. Evans, 7-9-1995 / Lieutenant Christopher N. Claypool, 4-29-2001 / Officer Melissa Foster, 12-4-2004, Officer Bryan Hurst, 1-6-2005.