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Glossary for “Alert DC” Acronyms

by Borderstan.com — February 20, 2009 at 9:50 am 1,566 0

Are you signed up to get crime and emergency alerts from the DC Government / Police, but not always sure what the shorthand or acronym terms mean? Below is a glossary from the MPD.

Sign up online for Alerts, which you can get by email or phone text messages.

DC Police Alert- Commonly Used Acronyms

  • LOF – Lookout For
  • B/O – Block Of
  • BLK – Block
  • L/S – Last Seen
  • LSW – Last seen wearing
  • R/O – Rear of
  • COMP – Complexion
  • LT – Light
  • DK – Dark
  • F/O – Front of
  • S/O – Side of
  • S/B – South Bound
  • N/B – North Bound
  • E/B – East Bound
  • W/B – West Bound
  • W/M – White Male
  • B/M – Black Male
  • A/M – Asian Male
  • H/M – Hispanic Male
  • W/F – White Female
  • B/F – Black Female
  • A/F – Asian Female
  • H/F – Hispanic Female
  • Skully – Skull cap or tight fitting pullover cap
  • Hoodie – Hooded sweatshirt

24-Hour Time

  • 0100= 1AM
  • 0200= 2AM
  • 1200= noon
  • 1300= 1PM
  • 1400= 2PM
  • 2400= midnight

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