True Crime: Streets Of L.A. (PC)
Enter the following for your license plate when starting a new game.
|High ranking police officer||FATT|
|Your female boss||B1G1|
|Your partner in lingerie||HURT_M3|
|Blindfolded smoking donkey||JASS|
|Call Of Duty Soldier||DOGTAGS|
Show hidden dog bones on map
Enter WHUPASS for your license plate when starting a new game.
Play as Ayame
Enter KNOICHI for your license plate.
Play as Desperado
Enter RECKON for your license plate.
Play as Jeanette
In Mission 6-G4, kill all zombies. Alternately, enter VAKLAM for your license plate.
Play as Officer Dick
Enter THUGLYF for your license plate.
Play as Taurus
Enter AWYEAH for your license plate.
Play as Rikimaru
Enter GENIN for your license plate.
Play as Ayame
In Mission 3-G5, knock out all enemies in the spa.
Play as Desperado
Finish the game with a 100% completion (all endings unlocked).
Play as Jeanette
In Mission 6-G4, kill all zombies.
Play as Officer Dick
In Mission 10-G6, complete the level without killing any hostages.
Play as Rikimaru
In Mission 6-G2, get a stealth kill on all enemies.
Play as Snoop Dogg
Collect 30 bones during game play. Note: They are marked in yellow on the map.
Play as Taurus
In Mission 4-G7, beat the clock without damaging the vehicle.
Successfully complete the game with each of the three endings.
Bonus FMV sequence
Successfully complete the game with all three endings.
If you unlock all three endings using the blindfolding smoking
donkey "JASS", the bonus video features a pimp and Wu's
Top Dogg rank
Successfully complete the Dogg Patrol mission with
an "A" rating to become a Top Dogg.
Snoop lowrider hydraulics
Press Left or Right while in the lowrider on a Dogg Patrol special mission to change the ride height.
Sandwich Guy icon locations
Search the following locations.
- 11th St. (downtown on top of Staples Center)
- Santa Fe and 1st St.
- On 6th St. between Grand and Hope
- 8 th St. Between Main and Spring St.
- Grand St Between Olympic and 11th
- Melrose and El Centro
- Cherokee and Hollywood Blvd.
- La Brea and De Longpre
- Sunset Blvd and Sweetzer
- Robertson Blvd and Santa Monica
Call Of Duty Soldier icon locations
Search the following locations.
- Wilshire and Veteran
- Kelton and Strathmore
- Landfair and Strathmore
- Weyburn and Broxton
- Manning and Pico
- National and Overland
- Clarington and Tabor
- Cardiff and Regent
- Bentley and Clover
- Boise and Venice
Dog bone locations
Search the following locations.
- 1. Hollywood, near Sunset and Highland , behind gray fence open area
- 2. Hollywood, Melrose and Spaulding, behind fence
- 3. Beverly Hills, La Cienega Blvd. and 3rd St. in parking lot near parking garage
- 4. Beverly Hills, La Peer Dr. and Wilshire Blvd., parking lot
- 5. Century City, Pico Blvd. and Canfield Ave., corner
- 6. Hancock Park, Rimpau Blvd. and Olympic Blvd.
- 7. Hancock Park, 1st St. and Larchmont Blvd.
- 8. Between Hancock Park and Jefferson Park near I10, Washington Blvd. and Mansfield Ave.
- 9. Between Culver City and Jefferson Park near I10, Apple and Fairfax
- 10. Culver City, Washington Blvd. and Landmark St.
- 11. Jefferson Park, Jefferson Blvd. and Redondo
- 12. Jefferson park, jefferson blvd. and 4th in front of club
- 13. Korea Town, Washington and Budlong in front of liquor
- 14. Downtown, 15th and Central
- 15. Between Downtown and Chinatown, Hill St.
- 16. China Town, Alvarado and Court
- 17. Korea Town, 8th St. and Rampart Blvd.
- 18. Los Felix, Fletcher Blvd. and Silver Ridge Ave.
- 19. Los Fenix, Lily Crest and Kenmore
- 20. Century city, Club and Shelby
- 21. Century city, holmby and Pandora
- 22. Between I405 and I10, Sepulveda and Clover
- 23. Near Venice, Airport and Dewey
- 24. Venice, Lincoln and Marco Pl.
- 25. Venice, Panay St., near sailboats
- 26. Venice, Lincoln and Pine
- 27. Santa Monica, 7th St. and Wilshire Blvd.
- 28. Santa Monica, San Vicente Blvd. and 19th St.
- 29. Santa Monica, Olympic and Cloverfield
- 30. Santa Monica, Santa Monica and Amherst
Find at least one dog bone. Then, go to the city map and you will
see all the dog bone location. Note: It is recommended that you
save the game after finding one dog bone. Go to a parking garage
"P" on the radar or an upgrade (green or blue on radar).
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- Rocket Launcher: Left of your starting position in Bank Standoff level.
- Crossbow: Middle of map in Chinatown Showdown level.
- Baseball Bat: Back of the room in Bum Encounterlevel, near the refrigerator.
Bandit Never Been Apprehended mission
When the street crime mission is to bust the criminal
"Bandit Never Been Apprehended" be ready to fire. Every
time he pretends to surrender, he will fire. Note: If you do not
want the Good Cop rating to go down, take out your guns and wait
for him to pretend to give up and fire at you once, so that you
have a reason to kill him.
Dojo Attacker mission: Get to the EOD faster
Get in your car and turn around. Take a left on to
Third Street, and go past Hill Street. Then, take Broadway Street
and drive up to EOD.
Driving Test mission: Repeated dialogue
On the Con Girls episode, in the normal introduction
of mission four "The Driving Test", as Nick enters "The
Spot", he walks by one of the goons that vandalizes his brother's
dojo. The punk's speech is exactly the same as when he is talking
to Nick in the Vandal Wrath mission.
Prevent the West Side ripper from getting out of jail
The first time you have to get the West Side Ripper,
he will be trying to kill a woman. Get his knife and throw it
at his head. You will not have to worry about him any more.
Escaping car pursuits
When you are supposed to flee from other cars shooting
at you, look for big open spaces like the Staples Center parking
lot and drive through them. The people chasing you will stay on
the road and go all the way around, giving you a good chance to
To escape easily while in pursuit, drive to the nearest highway.
Try to get a good lead from the enemies before you do this. Drive
up the branch of the highway, and keep straight. Do not leave
the highway. Enemies are not able to get on the highway when you
do this. They stick to the main road. Keep straight and eventually
you will gain your points and end the mission.
When trying to escape from an enemy in a Rush mission, take out
the cars that are chasing you and they will not follow. This takes
about thirty seconds.
To escape a chase, find a parking lot or a park and go into the
middle of it. Once there, enable the "bullet time" mode
and shoot out the tires of your opponents car. For a quick escape,
wait until they turn around and shoot their licensee plate to
blow them up.
When you start, drive normally until the car chasing you is almost
bumper to bumper but next to you. Then, stop as soon as it seems
it is past your back wheels. Go into first person view in the
car. Aim for the tires and blow them out. When your bullet time
runs out, start aiming at the back of the car or shoot the engine.
When the car seems completely on fire, make your getaway.
On a mission where you have to get away from a certain person,
turn your car around and start shooting at the person who is chasing
you. If you blow them up, they cannot chase you anymore Note:
Use precision aim to shoot out their tires. Note: This will not
work for all getaway missions.
When you are at a mission where you have to outrun someone (police,
thugs, etc.), the best thing to do is to play driving upgrade
missions until you learn how to drive on two wheels. Then, replay
your mission. Lead the people to the freeway and when they follow
you, use the two wheel trick to flip the railing and drive off.
Note: This trick may cause you to fail if you have been shot up
too much, and there is a possibility that you may get stuck upside
Blow up cars easily
Drive up behind a car and go into "bullet time".
Then, aim at the license plate and fire. Most of the time it will
take a single shot. For cargo trucks, aim under the passenger
side and slightly to the back and fire. This makes stopping street
racers and other people easy.
To explode a car in one hit, go into aim mode and wait until your
aiming crosshair appears. Then, shoot when it turns red. If it
does not turn red, then just shoot around the license plate until
the car explodes.
To blow up vehicles up in one shot aim at the following locations.
For cars, aim at the back at license plate. For pickup trucks,
aim at either side behind the doors. For trucks, aim for the gas
tank behind both doors.
Leap frog cars
When you are in your Lamborgini, boost directly behind
a Hummer. You will go under him while he goes up ino the air.
Get a car on the other side of the highway
Go onto any highway. Find a car that is near to any
side of the highway and smash it against the side. It is possible
to hit a car off the edge of a highway.
Go to Venice and go on Dell street. There are some
huge jumps here.
Stop street racers
While following a speeding car or truck, aim directly
beneath the back bumper so that your bullet hits the bottom of
the car. Do this repeatedly and the car will explode. Note: Do
not do this if you are trying to get a Good Cop rating.
When your enemy is escaping by stealing a getaway car,
kick them when they are pulling out the victim to stop them.
Getting enemies to surrender
When you are doing a crime patrol involving people
with guns, fire a warning shot and slowly walk up to them. If
they are still holding their gun, either walk up to them and wait
until they shoot you, or do a neutralized shot.
Drive around impound lot
In the impound lot where you can choose from the four
cars you unlock, honk the horn a few times, then go in reverse
before you hit the gas and you can around the lot.
When you are on a mission where you need to drive on
the world map, do not press any buttons. Nick will start driving
like the other cars until you take over.
Bashing through walls
There is a way to bash through the walls that crumble
when you attack them. Simply drive at them at a very high speed
so that your car drives straight through before the crumbling
of the wall is over. This is useful when being chased by gangsters,
cops, etc., as they cannot get through.
Flip a car by a bridge and it will fly into the air
and give you a score for highest air, etc.
Slide across hoods
To do this, you must be running at a medium speed (if
running at full speed, Nick will jump over the car). Run until
your are right next to the car then press [Jump]. Nick
will slide across the hood. This works on any vehicle.
Spotting illegal drugs
To avoid wasting time frisking innocents, look for
people that walk differently.
Frisk people who do not look at you when they walk past.
When an opponent is dazed, you can hit them hard into
the wall with a finisher to do even more damage.
Deadly knife throw
In some situations when a enemy drops a knife, you
can pick it and throw it. If thrown correctly, it will impale
their forehead, killing them.
Use the following trick to impale someone with a blade,
syringe, etc. First, get your opponents health down to the point
where it is flashing. Then, pick up a melee weapon that can impale
someone and throw it directly at them. Look at your opponent,
and they will have a melee weapon stuck in there head.
Learn where the impound garages are located. When you get low on health, just visit the garage. You will not only geta fresh car, your health will be full again.
Easy knock out
When chasing an opponent, shoot them with a weak gun
a few times until they are almost dead. Put away your guns and
fight when you catch up to them. This makes it easier to defeat
Go on Highway 10 West all the way to the end where
you see the road block. After that, turn right on Sunset Blvd.
Park your car anywhere and walk around the area with the gas station.
When a street crime, drug dealer suspect, or mugging crimes appear,
flash your badge at them. They should immediately surrender without
Increasing Cop rank
Go around checking everyone for drugs and weapons to
get +1 Good Cop.
Go to the Hancock Park area in the middle of the map. On a street
corner at 2nd and Citrus Ave., you can frisk just about anyone
close to or moving to the intersection and almost always finds
drugs or weapons on them.
Go to Ozone Ave. in Venice. Just about every person there will
have weapons or drugs.
Go to 4th and Hill. Just about everyone there has drugs or guns.
To increase your Good or Bad Cop rank easily, replay a stealth
mission and choose your attack accordingly.
To increase your Good Cop rank, walk on any street near from somebody.
If they look at you, it means that they are clean for drugs or
weapons. If they do not look, they have illegal things like guns
or drugs. Arrest them and you will hear a sound of good cop. Note:
Do not try this with people who are talking by a phone.
There is a street where almost all of the people you arrest will
either be carrying drugs or weapons. To get there, take Highway
10 east or until you get to where Highway 10 and Highway 405 cross
over. It will be near the east side of the map. Take Highway 405
south. When you merge with Highway 405, take the very first road
off Highway 405. It will be backwards, but it should lead to National
Blvd. When you get off Highway 405, you should turn left. After
you pass Sawtelle Blvd., go down until you are about slightly
halfway past Sawtelle Blvd. Get out of your car and frisk someone.
They should have drugs or weapons.
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Play a stealth mission with a lot of people and use only stun
attacks, then complete the stage. Wait until the auto save is
finished. Then, exit to the main menu and resume the game. Play
the stealth mission again. Repeat until you get the desired good
In the Hancock Park area on Highland Blvd. between 3rd and 2nd
Street, mostly everyone has illegal drugs or weapons. The street
is located just above the "O: in Hancock Park on the map.
In Hancock Park on Highland Blvd., between the white picket fence
and the green shrubs, most people you stop will have illegal drugs
and guns, even those on their cell phones.
On Second Street between Irving Bvld. and Lorraine Blvd., most
everyone you stop will have drugs or guns.
Start a fight with a pedestrian, and when you stun them, knock
them over with a special move. Before they get up, take out your
guns. Once they are standing, they will surrender and you can
go in for the arrest. Note: this will not work if the pedestrian
is carrying a gun; frisk them before you start fighting.
If you are in Venice, immediately start driving towards the apartments
by the ocean (refer to the map). These streets are somewhat small,
so they may be easy to miss. Drive around and you will find a
street called Dudley. Everybody there is carrying drugs or weapons.
Note: Dudley is by Ozone.
Everyone along Ocean View in Venice, at the far southwest on the
map, is carrying drugs or weapons. You can go up each street along
Ocean View up to one block and everyone there will have something
illegal on them. Also, armed muggers do not fight back on those
streets. Just draw your gun and they will drop their weapon.
After you finish a Street Crime on foot, frisk the civilians on
the street that the crime was on. Most of your suspects will have
To get +99 Good Cop, go to the coastline of Santa Monica to a
street named Dudley Avenue. Every person on the lower half of
the street will have drugs or weapons. Keep arresting everyone
and you will have +99 Good Cop.
Everyone in the Ocean View will have drugs or some kind of illegal
Go to Dudley Avenue. Everyone there will have drugs or weapons.
When at low badges or you need badges, take your guns out and
start shooting at walls. Eventually the people will get tired
of it, pull out a gun, and shoot back. This will give you 10 points
for each person you kill.
Choose "Bonus Cruising" in Hancock Park. On either side
of Highland Blvd., near the hospital, stand in the area where
the chain link fence (not any other type of fence) is located.
Wait for anyone to walk within or away from the area of the fence.
When you frisk them, they will always either be "packing
heat or holding dope". Remember, they must be past the plane
of the chain link fence on the sidewalk for this to work.
If you want to earn good cop points quickly, go to a street called
Rose Ave. in Venice. All of the people walking on that street
are usually either carrying drugs or guns. Simply walk up to anyone
on that street and frisk them to bust them. Note: Rose Ave. is
the street by the beach and is directly on the "N" in
the title "Venice" on the map. You can look up the map
from the start menu.
If you want to increase your good cop rank, just play the missions
with sneaking. For each man knocked out there, you will get +1
to your good cop rank.
Decreasing Cop rank
Simply start killing people. When you kill about thirty
people, the S.W.A.T. team comes after you.
Stay in parking garage
When you are in the parking garage and about to get
a car, instead of pressing the gas, press reverse. You can stay
in the garage with your car instead of leaving to the street.
You can do whatever you want to in the garage.
To drive very recklessly, enter a vehicle with hard
power (bus, truck etc.). Drive around and crash many cars. When
you crash about twenty-five cars, you will soon jump and crash.
Get out of your vehicle and shoot it in the back. You will nowhave
a reckless driving and killing rating; get many bad cop ratings;
or get killed very easily and loose about two shields.
Getting through traffic
Use the siren in Nick's car to get the other drivers
to pull over to the right. This will help you get through town
faster on all missions. Note: Depending on how fast you are going,
the cars may not have enough time to pull over; some weaving in
and out is still needed.
Shoot out both back tires of the selected vehicle and
To get the S.W.A.T. team on you, kill a number of civilians
(about thirty). The S.W.A.T. team will come after you in black
If you are stuck behind a fence that can be broken
but do not have a car to break it with, Run at it and press B.
This will cause you to dive through the fence, breaking it and
Get past fence
When in a blocked off place with a fence on the other
side, go up to it and face it. Do not press any buttons. The game
will put you back on the other side within five seconds. It is
easier to do this than hit the fence and not get through.
Defeating General Kim
To defeat General Kim on the building rooftop, start
the fight by running up to him. Either clothesline or slide kick
him. He may block it, but there may a chance to hit him. After
this, start kicking or punching him. He will block most of your
attacks, but you will eventually throw a successful punch or kick.
Then, keep attacking with that same attack until he gets dazed
or starts blocking. If he blocks, switch attacks (for example,
from punches to kicks or vice versa). Keep attacking and doing
the same thing. When he gets dazed, you can either grapple him
or do a finishing move. He may start to attack when you start
a new combo or may attack you when you switch between attacks;
be ready to block when he does this. It is unlikely that he will
land a successful attack in the middle of your combo, as you will
have struck first. Take advantage of this. If you want to do a
finishing move, make sure that you do it near the walls so that
it inflicts more damage. When he is on the floor, try stomping
on him. You may miss most of the time but you may land a successful
stomp in. It is also ideal to have a Good Cop rating when fighting
To defeat General Kim on the airport runway, you must have the
highest Good Cop rating. After getting this, you can fight in
a similar way as you did on the building rooftop. Your goal is
to get him as dizzy as possible. When you start the fight, look
around the area for an iron pipe. When you find one, try attacking
him with it while trying to defend yourself. When he gets dizzy,
do the move where Nick swings the pipe over the head. It may do
some extra damage, although you may not see the difference. Keep
repeating this until the fight is over.
When fighting General Kim at the airstrip, the low-kick move is
the one that hits the most and blocks his special move, the Combo
Dragon Fist. When he starts to bring both hands back, shield yourself
or this move can bring down almost one third of your health.
Defeating ancient Wu's concubine
The easiest way to defeat ancient Wu's concubine is
to run to the ropes and do a running attack. The rope will break.
Go back and fight the concubine. Force them to fight where you
broke the ropes and you can hit them off.
Get one near the edge of the arena, then stun them and execute
the "Combo Tiger Claw". This should knock them over
Defeating Wu's dragon
When the dragon is about to use his fire attack, use
you manual aim to shoot it in the mouth, thus avoiding its fire
and tail attacks.
To kill Wu's dragon while he is swimming in lava, switch to manual-aim.
Aim for the dragon's eye. This will hurt him.
Defeating zombie during Wu's mission
After beating up the chefs, a zombie will appear. Go
near a stove and kick it. Hopefully, you have not destroyed it
while fighting the chefs. The stove will explode and both of you
will catch fire. The zombie will get greater damage than you.
Repeat this with the second stove. If the zombie is still alive,
knock him into the fire. Note: It is not possible to kill the
zombie with physical attacks.
Defeating Flaming Eddies
A Flaming Eddie is a man with a grenade launcher. You
must get up to his face to make him shoot grenades in the air.
When he does, he will try to run, but a grenade will explode and
Damage multiple enemies
When fighting multiple enemies, kicking will damage
more then one when you get the chance. Also, you can send enemies
flying at other ones. This will damage the one who just got another
person thrown at them.
Jetting Away mission: Easy completion
When chasing the plane with Rocky, get behind it and
go into "precision targeting". Shoot the engines until
they explode, then the whole plane will blow up.
Slaughterhouse mission: Cannibals
While walking around this mission, you will eventually
see human bodies on the conveyor belt. If you shoot a body, all
extra ice will be blown away.
Spa Infiltration mission: Ten good deeds
Good judo chop (Good Cop) everybody on the level. At the boiler room, go in the middle and chop the man in the chair. Go around the boiler and chop the guard. At the end of the level, go to your right and chop the man in the chair, then go to the left and chop that man, being careful not to hit any buckets. Then, end the level and repeat.
The Staples Center parking lot is the perfect place
to drift. It is very big and open.
Get into the airport landing strip
One of the car parks at Airport Ave. has a little gap
at the far left side. Go through the gap and you will be in the
airport landing strip.
Handling hostage situations
Run over the two people slightly so that you do not
kill them, but do enough damage so that they fall.
Easy crime solving
The Parole Violator is usually the easiest, especially
if you use the sirens.
Chasing Triad thug
If you keep chasing the Triad thug, he will eventually
just give up.
If you want to get chased by the S.W.A.T., pimps, mobsters,
gangsters, etc., you must kill about thirty people, However, there
an easier way to do it. While on patrol and you see a police officer
chasing a car, explode the car, arrest the perp, then kill the
cop. After that, just kill about five people, and mobsters, pimps,
or the S.W.A.T. will be after you. Note: You can also kill the
cops that are walking around the streets.
Vigilante 8 reference
During one of the street crimes, the woman in the
radio says that a stunt car has been stolen during the shooting
of Vigilante 8: The Movie. Vigilante 8 was a game done
by Activision for the Nintendo 64 and PlayStation.
In the game, there is a billboard that reads "True
Crime: Streets Of L.A.: The Movie, Fall 2005" on 21st street.
On the corner of 3rd St. and Los Angeles St., in front of a "Hot
Video" shop, there is a bench advertising a movie. It reads
"True Crime: Streets of LA - The Movie. Fall 2005".
O.J. Simpson reference
There is a street mission that will instruct you to
stop a football star who just committed murder, and he is driving
an SUV. As you find him, it is a white Bronco-looking SUV. When
he gets out to run, he is wearing a black sweatshirt and beanie.
Under one of the highway overpasses, you can see your
partner's name, Rosa, in graffiti on the wall.
In several parts of the city, there is graffiti on
the walls, usually spelling people's "tags". When you
find one, start a new game and enter it as a license plate to
unlock an alternate character in that game.
There is a billboard similar to the one announcing
the 2005 movie. However, this one has a J with a star similar
to the logo for Rockstar games. The billboard also says "Jockstrap"
in a similar font to that of the Rockstar logo. The picture on
the billboard that is of a pink jockstrap.
Some places throughout the game are spoofs of real
businesses. For example "OK Price" and "Burger&Fries"
are spoofs of "Best Buy" and "Burger King".
National Security reference
When you drive near highways, you will see a white
(sometimes black) Ford Crown Victoria (with triangle back-lights).
Look closely at the license plate. You will sometimes see the
plate reading 2CQN654. This was a license plate from the movie
National Security at the ending, when the cop asks for the license
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