OFFICER NEEDS HELP
A single tone is used to clear the net for broadcasting ATLs and BOLOs. Two back to back tones are used on high priority calls like burglary in progress, robbery in progress, or holdup alarms. Only an officer needs help call warrants three back to back tones. " I was in really deep shit and dispatch dropped three on me and saved my ass"
Also referred to as a triple beeper.
by Ron Ridley on Mar 21, 2014