ABBREVIATIONS USED

Commonly Used Abbreviations

  • A/H or AHW or A/H/W  All Hands Working
  • A/R-  Armed Robbery
  • ACW-  All Companies Working
  • APT-  Apartment
  • ASAP-  As Soon As Possible
  • BAC-  Blood Alcohol Concentration
  • BC-  Battalion Chief
  • BOLO-  Be On The Lookout
  • BRK-  Brick Structure
  • CBS-  Concrete Block Structure
  • CCW-  Carrying Concealed Weapon
  • CMD-  Command/Incident Commander
  • CO-  Commanding Officer
  • Comm Stuct-  Commercial Structure
  • CP-  Command Post
  • CSF-  Commercial Structure Fire
  • DC-  Deputy Chief
  • DEP-  Dept of Environmental Protection
  • DES-  Dept of Environmental Services
  • DIST-  District
  • DIV-  Division
  • DL-  Drivers License
  • DOA-  Dead On Arrival/Deceased
  • DOS-  Dead On Scene/Deceased
  • DPLX-  Duplex (2 Family Dwelling)
  • DTF-  Drug Task Force
  • DUI-  Driving Under The Influence
  • DV-  Domestic Violence
  • Dwell-  Dwelling
  • DWH-  Doubtful Will Hold
  • DWI-  Driving While Intoxicated
  • EB-  East-Bound
  • EMS-  Emergency Medical Services
  • ENG-  Engine Company
  • ETA-  Estimated Time of Arrival
  • EXP-  Exposure
  • EXT- Extension
  • F/I-  Fully Involved
  • FAST- Firefighter Assist & Search Team
  • FD-  Fire Department
  • FF-  Firefighter
  • FLR-  Floor
  • G/A-  General Alarm
  • GOA-  Gone On Arrival
  • GSW-  Gun Shot Wound
  • HELO-  Helicopter
  • HOSP-  Hospital
  • IC-  Incident Command(er)
  • IND-  Industrial
  • INJ-  Injury
  • K9-  Canine Unit
  • LN- Life Net
  • LODD-  Line Of Duty Death
  • LS or L/S- Lines Stetched
  • LSO or L/S/O- Lines Stretched in Operation
  • LZ-  Landing Zone
  • M/A-  Mutual-Aid
  • MU- Medic Unit
  • MCI-  Mass Casualty Incident
  • ME-  Medical Examiner
  • MFD-  Multi-Family Dwelling
  • MH-  Mobile Home
  • MVA-  Motor Vehicle Accident
  • NB-  North-Bound
  • NFD-  No Further Info/Details
  • NFI-  No Further Info/Details
  • O/L- On Location
  • O/S-  On Scene
  • O/T-  Over-Turned
  • OCC-  Occupied
  • OIC-  Officer In Charge
  • OIS-  Officer Involved Shooting
  • OMD-  Occupied Multiple Dwelling
  • O/S-  On Scene
  • Perp-  Perpetrator
  • P/I-  Personal Injury
  • PIO-  Public Information Officer
  • PU-  Pick-up Truck
  • RIT-  Rapid Intervention Team
  • R/O-  Roll-Over
  • RP-  Reporting Party
  • RSF-  Residential Structure Fire
  • SB-  South-Bound
  • S/C-  Special Call
  • SCE&G- South Carolina Electric and Gas
  • S/T-  Strike Team
  • SAR-  Search & Rescue
  • SCHL-  School
  • SCHP- South Carolina Highway Patrol
  • SFD-  Single Family Dwelling
  • SD- Sheriff’s Department
  • SO-  Sheriffs Office
  • SP-  State Police
  • SQD-  Squad
  • SSC-  Strip Shopping Center
  • STA-  Station
  • ST-  Story
  • SUBJ-  Subject
  • SUSP-  Suspect
  • T/F-  Task Force
  • TC-  Traffic Collision
  • U/C-  Under Control
  • USBP-  U.S. Border Patrol
  • USCG-  U.S. Coast Guard
  • UTL  Utility Compnay
  • VAC-  Vacant
  • VEG-  Vegetation/Brush/Grass Fire
  • VEH-  Vehicle
  • VIC-  Victim
  • WB-  West-Bound
  • W/I-  Well Involved
  • WF-  Working Fire
  • WSF- Working Structure Fire
  • WHSE- Warehouse
  • WIT- Witness
  • Y/O-  Year Old