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New Zealand Callsign Format:

Callsigns of units operating under CAD control are made up as follows:  Two
letters indicating the unit home station (for example, AK = Auckland Central,
TN = Takapuna, WN = Wellington Central, etc.).  A letter indicating the
unit type and one or two digits to indicate the specific unit identity.
AKX3 is an Auckland Central CIB (Criminal Investigation Bureau) unit while
SVH13 is an Auckland Motorways Traffic unit.

Unit type codes (third letter) are as follows:
A   Commissioned officer (Inspector)
B   Beat Unit
C   Crime car (CIB patrol for initial attendance at serious crimes)
D   Dog patrol
E   Uniform Inquiry unit
F   Fingerprints/Photographs
G   Logistics
H   Highway/Motorway traffic unit
I   Incident Patrol (Uniform)
J   Combined investigative unit
K   Scene of Crime officer
L   Police Launch
M   Mounted Patrol (Horses/Bicycles)
N   Senior Sergeant
O   Community Constable
P   Team Policing unit
Q   Single crew unit -- attends historic incidents
R   Rural Constable
S   General Duties Sergeant
T   General Traffic unit
U   Air Support Unit
V   Traffic Sergeant
W   Miscellaneous Traffic units
X   Miscellaneous CIB units
Y   Youth Aid/Education
Z   Diplomatic Protection Squad

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