Wallowa County Public Safety
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Joseph, Enterprise, Wallowa and all of Wallowa County Oregon, WCSO, OSP, Fire, EMS, ODOT, ODF, and USFS Communications. See feed notes for details.


The WeatherBee Scanner Feed
Covering the towns of Joseph, Enterprise, Lostine, Wallowa, Troy, and Imnaha in Wallowa County Oregon.

Please note that radio activity will be sporadic. Very long periods of no activity is common as this is not a high population area.
For your listening pleasure It is normal to not hear white noise, buzzing or hissing on the feed when no radio activity is present.


Wallowa County Sheriffs Office (WCSO)

Wallowa County Fire & EMS Dispatch

Oregon State Police (OSP)

Oregon Department Of Transportation (ODOT) (Several Counties In NE Oregon)

US Forest Service (USFS) & Oregon Department Of Forestry (ODF)


Stations & Units you will hear.

40 - WCSO Dispatch

101 - Wallowa County Sheriff

45, 46 - State Police Units

La Grande Dispatch - USFS & ODF

4 - ODOT Dispatch

13M - ODOT Units

R - OSP & ODOT Radio Maintenance


During the fire season the US Forest Service airs daily fire weather forecasts for fire and other units.

During the winter ODOT dispatch calls the plow crews for road and weather condtion updates every 3 hours. ODOT road conditions can be heard for the local area and beyond, this includes I-84 Meacham to North Powder, ORE-204 Elgin to Tollgate, ORE-203, ORE-237, ORE-82, US-3, ORE-350, ORE-351.

ODOT Road and Weather Condition Reporting

Weather Conditions:

Code    Message
-------------------------------------------------------------
1        Clear, No Precipitation
2        Partly Cloudy
3        Overcast
4        Ground fog
5        Intermittent Showers
6        Rain
7        Snow Flurries
8        Snowing hard and continuously
9        Severe Weather Alert (i.e. Dust
        Storm, White Out, etc)

Road Surface Conditions
-------------------------------------------------------------
1        Bare pavement
2        Spots of ice
3        Black ice
4        Standing Water or flooding
5        Slush or pack that is breaking up
6        Packed snow
7        Left Blank
8        Conditional closure chains required.
        Traction tires not sufficient
9        Highway closed (give details)

RESTRICTIONS

CONDITION A
    - Carry Chains or Traction Tires
CONDITION B
    - Chains Required on vehicles towing
    or over 10,000 GVW
CONDITION B-1
    - Chains Required on vehicles towing
    or single drive axle over 10,000 GVW
CONDITION C
    - Chains Required.  Traction tires
    allowed in place of chains on vehicles under
    10,000 GVW and not towing.  Vechicles towing
    must use chains.

Reporting format

1 Temp
2 Weather Condition/Road Surface Condition
3 New Snow
4 Roadside Snow
Ex: For a temperature of 32 Degrees F, Weather Contion of 7,
a Road Surface Condition of 2, new snow of 2 inches and
road side snow of 2 inches the reporter would say:
32 72 2 2


         12-Codes

12-1 - In Service
12-2 - Out of Service
12-3 - Return to Office
12-4 - Call Office or Other by Phone
12-5 - Repeat Message
12-6 - Contact Address or Complainant
12-7 - Motgistration Check
12-8 - Motor Vehicle Registration and Legal Owner Check
12-9 - Check PUC Status
12-10 - Check for Operator's License/Driving Status
12-10A - No Valid Operator's License
12-11 - Desire Description from Operator's License
12-12 - Unable to Copy, Change Location
12-13 - Stations and/or Cars Called, Prepare to Copy
12-14 - Relay Following to Station
12-15 - Locate for Emergency Message
12-16 - Motor Vehicle Accident
12-16A - Motor Vehicle Accident, Fatal
12-16B - Motor Vehicle Accident, Injuries, No Ambulance
12-17 - Motor Vehicle Accident, Ambulance Dispatched
12-18 - Dispatch Ambulance
12-19 - Dispatch Tow Vehicle
12-20 - Check Wanted/Stolen Status
12-20A - Can Subject Hear Radio? - Sensitive Information
12-20C - Concealed Handgun Permit
12-21 - No Record or Report on Subject
12-22 - Prior Misdemeanor Record - Not Wanted
12-23 - Prior Felony Record - Not Wanted
12-24A - Subject Wanted - Felony
12-24B - Subject Wanted - Misdemeanor
12-25 - Similar Subject Record, Added Info Required
12-26 - Base Station Going Out of Service
12-27 - Call by Radio on Arrival at Office
12-28 - Suspicious Person
12-29 - Disturbance
12-30 - Reckless Driver
12-31 - Intoxicated Driver
12-32 - Intoxicated Person
12-33 - Emergency - All Stations and Cars Remain Silent
12-34 - Resume Normal Operations and Traffic
12-35 - Abandoned Motor Vehicle
12-36 - Illegal Hunting - Vicinity
12-37 - Advise Road and Weather Vicinity
12-38 - Switch Radio Frequency
12-39 - Attention All Stations
12-40 - Standby
12-41 - Go Ahead with Your Traffic
12-42 - No Traffic
12-43 - Disregard Previous Transmission
12-44 - Accident or Spill - Hazardous Material
12-45 - Burglar Alarm
12-46 - What is the Telephone Number of Your Station
12-47 - Computer Files Temporarily Unavailable
12-48 - Computer Files Now Available
12-49 - Death Investigation
12-49A - Possible Homicide
12-50 - Message Not Radio Traffic, Handle by Phone
12-51 - Sex Offender
12-52 - Radio Technicians Enroute to Your Station
12-53 - Regular Power Out, Using Emergency Power
12-54 - Testing Station, Desire Report of Voice Quality
12-55 - Transmit an Equipment Test, Count 1 to 5
12-56 - No Help Immediately Available
12-57 - Disabled Motorist
12-58 - Narcotic Activity
12-59 - Late Return - Advise My Residence
12-65 - Roll Call of All Units
12-88 - Off Duty
12-94 - All Clear - No Assistance Needed
12-96 - Vehicle Stop - Location and License
12-97 - Radio Check Only - Location Optional (Commonly used to check unit status)
12-98 - Officer Needs Help - Non Emergency
12-99 - Officer Needs Help - Emergency
 
    Disposition Codes
 
A disposition code is transmitted at the conclusion of every call.
1 - No Action Taken
2 - Citation Issued
3 - Warning Issued
4 - Lodged in Jail
5 - Report Taken
7 - Log Entry Only
8 - Unable To Locate/Gone On Arrival
9 - Field Interview
10 - Unfounded Complaint
11 - Referred Complaint to Outside Agency
13 - Civil Matter/No Action Taken
14 - No Patrol Available
15 - Follow-Up
16 - Info Obtained/Witness Interview
20 - Referred to ODOT
21 - Assistance Rendered
22 - Motorist Assist
24 - Outside Agency Assist
25 - Obstruction Moved
26 - Crash Investigation/Primary Unit
28 - Abandoned Vehicle Tagged
29 - Abandoned Vehicle Towed
31 - DRE Evaluation
32 - K-9 Search
33 - Hunting Enforcement
34 - Angling Enfocement
 
     Clearance Codes
 
A 6-part clearance code is transmitted after the disposition code following a traffic stop. The letters indicate race, gender, age, reason for stop, and whether or not a search was conducted. The Oregon State Police collects this data along with other statistics for periodic reports.
1st position - Race
A - Asian
B - Black
H - Hispanic
N - Native American
W - White
M - Middle Eastern/East Indian
2nd position - Gender
F - Female
M - Male
3rd position - Age
A - Adult
J - Juvenile
4th position - Reason for Stop
C - Criminal
G - Fish/Wildlife Code
T - Traffic/Vehicle Code
A - ATL/BOLO
5th position - Search/Frisk
N - No Search
D - Search Requested/Denied
0 - Search, Nothing Takenn
1 - Search, Weapons Found
2 - Search, Drugs Found
3 - Search, Alcohol Found
4 - Search, Other Evidence Found
6th Position - Reason For Search (used only if a search was conducted)
S1 - Consent Search
S2 - Probable Cause Search
S3 - Search Incident to Arrest