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True Crime: Streets of LA Cheats, Codes & Guides

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True Crime: Streets of LA Cheats

  • All Gun Upgrades

    Entry location: On the map screen
    All gun upgrades: Right Left Right Left A
    Submitted by Jhonny
  • Change the Color of Nick's Car

    Entry location: License plate entry screen
    Press L and R and up.
    Submitted by coloringwheels
  • All Cheats

    Entry location: Enter on the Map Screen
    Left, Right, Left, Right, A - Unlock all driving skills
    Up, Down, Up, Down, A - Unlock all fighitng skills
    Right, Left, Right, Left, A - Unlock all gunplay skills
    Down, Down, Down, A - Bigger car
    Up, Up, Up ,A - Faster cars
    Up, Left, Up, Left, Right, Z, Y, X, Down - Go through any object
    Y, X, Y, Y - Show Nick's Location
    Up, Right, Down, Left, Up, A - Unlock cars in impound garage
    R, L, Up, Right, Left, Down, Z, Z, A, Y, X, Y - Unlock Snoop Dogg
    Submitted by Xtraneous!
  • Cheat Codes

    Entry location: Put in one of the following for your License Plate:
    J1MM - Unlock Zombie
    TATS - Unlock Glowing tattoo chick
    P1MP - Unlock Pimp
    HAWG - Unlock Biker Dude
    JASS - Unlock A donkey that's blindfolded & smoking
    MNKY - Unlock A bald dude with tattoos
    B1G1 - Unlock That big black lady who's your boss
    ROSA - Unlock The chick partner
    HURT - Unlock M3 The chick partner in Lingerie
    TFAN - Unlock Fat black guy
    FATT - Unlock That old cop that talks the whole game
    PHAM - Unlock Dude all covered with blood
    HARA - Unlock Some dude
    BRUZ - Unlock Some boxer dude
    MRFU - Unlock Some pimped out lookin dude
    B00Z - Unlock (those are zeros, not O's) A chewy looking homeless guy
    5WAT - Unlock (thats a five) A SWAT team dude
    FUZZ - Unlock Cop with Shades
    M1K3 - Unlock Dude in a ski mask
    ACTVZZL - Unlock Snoop Dog
    KNOICHI - Unlock Ninja Woman
    RECKON - Unlock Gunslinger
    Submitted by None
  • Police Officer

    Entry location: Use the following names for license plates and Hold L1 + R1 then press X while you highlight OK.
    FUZZ
    Submitted by None
  • SWAT Officer

    Use the following names for license plates and Hold L1 + R1 then press X while you highlight OK.

    5WAT
    Submitted by None
  • Gangster

    Entry location: Use the following names for license plates and Hold L1 + R1 then press X while you highlight OK.
    TFAN
    Submitted by None
  • Asian Gangster

    Entry location: Use the following names for license plates and Hold L1 + R1 then press X while you highlight OK.
    HARA
    Submitted by None
  • Street Gangster

    Entry location: Use the following names for license plates and Hold L1 + R1 then press X while you highlight OK.
    MNKY
    Submitted by None
  • Commando

    Entry location: Use the following names for license plates and Hold L1 + R1 then press X while you highlight OK.
    M1K3
    Submitted by None
  • Get High Ranking Officer

    Entry location: Use the following names for license plates and Hold L1 + R1 then press X while you highlight OK.
    FATT
    Submitted by None
  • Get E.O.D. Chief

    Entry location: Use the following names for license plates and Hold L1 + R1 then press X while you highlight OK.
    B1G1
    Submitted by None
  • Get Girl

    Entry location: Use the following names for license plates and Hold L1 + R1 then press X while you highlight OK.
    B00B
    Submitted by None
  • Biker Dude

    Entry location: Use the following names for license plates and Hold L1 + R1 then press X while you highlight OK.
    HAWG
    Submitted by None
  • High Roller

    Entry location: Use the following names for license plates and Hold L1 + R1 then press X while you highlight OK.
    MRFU
    Submitted by None
  • Oriental Butcher

    Entry location: Use the following names for license plates and Hold L1 + R1 then press X while you highlight OK.
    PHAM
    Submitted by None
  • Tattoos Lady

    Entry location: Use the following names for license plates and Hold L1 + R1 then press X while you highlight OK.
    TATS
    Submitted by None
  • Rosy in Lingerie

    Entry location: Use the following names for license plates and Hold L1 + R1 then press X while you highlight OK.
    HURT-M3
    Submitted by None
  • Bruiser

    Entry location: Use the following names for license plates and Hold L1 + R1 then press X while you highlight OK.
    BRUZ
    Submitted by None
  • Leather Dude

    Entry location: Use the following names for license plates and Hold L1 + R1 then press X while you highlight OK.
    JASS
    Submitted by None
  • Rosa

    Entry location: Use the following names for license plates and Hold L1 + R1 then press X while you highlight OK.
    ROSA
    Submitted by None
  • Pimp

    Entry location: Use the following names for license plates and Hold L1 + R1 then press X while you highlight OK.
    P1MP
    Submitted by None
  • Dogg patrol

    Do you want to play as the dogg we all know and love? Well here is how:
    1. Go to the CITY MAP.
    2. Press R1, L1
    3. Press DPAD UP, RIGHT, LEFT, DOWN
    4. Push L3, R3
    5. Push X, SQUARE, CIRCLE, TRIANGLE
    Taa Da!!! You now will here a chime. Go to a garage and save. Exit out to the MAIN MENU and go back to the SAME LICENSE PLATE SAVE you did once more. Now it will be replaced with DOGG PATROL! You and Snoop can go anywhere and do anything. He even has his own voice and curses more times then you can imagine! Enjoy.
    Submitted by Mr. Hill
  • Special Moves

    In mission mode press pause, enter City Map then press Up, Down, Up, Down then X. You'll hear a sound confirming the cheat. The next time you fight someone and get them dazed you can hit them with a combination attack.
    Submitted by Rob harvey
  • Blow Up Cars

    If you want to blow up cars, just hold R1 until you have the target. Target the license plate and shoot it. The car will blow up. If you want to do it to a big truck or an ambulance, go to the side of the truck and find a tank at the bottom. Shoot that and it will blow up.
    Submitted by maxigirl
  • Unlock All Upgrades

    Press start then go to the city map then (you must be outside) press U, R,D, L, U, X. If you enter it in right you will hear a ring.
    Submitted by Lowrance Moore
  • Get All Gun Upgrades

    Go to the map screen and press Right, Left, Right, Left, X. This code will disable the training missions
    Submitted by None
  • Nick's Coordinates

    For the code to work you have to be in a destination driving mission. After pausing the game pick City map and press X, Circle, Square, Triangle
    Submitted by None
  • Get All Driving Upgrades

    For the code to work you have to be in a destination driving mission. After pausing the game pick City map and press Left, Right, Left, Right, X
    Submitted by None
  • Heavier Car

    For the code to work you have to be in a destination driving mission. After pausing the game pick City map and press Down, Down, Down, X. For this to work you have to be in a car before opening the city map.
    Submitted by None
  • Character Unlocks

    Use the following names for license plates and Hold L + R then press A while you highlight OK
    Submitted by None
  • SWAT Officer

    Entry location: Use the following names for license plates and Hold L + R then press A while you highlight OK
    5WAT
    Submitted by None
  • Get Pimp

    Entry location: Use the following names for license plates and Hold L + R then press A while you highlight OK
    P1MP
    Submitted by None
  • Zombie

    Entry location: Use the following names for license plates and Hold L + R then press A while you highlight OK
    J1MM
    Submitted by None
  • Get All unarmed Upgrades

    Go to the map screen and press Up, Down, Up, Down, A
    Submitted by None
  • Get Gun Upgrades

    Go to the map screen and press Right, Left, Right, Left, A
    Submitted by None
  • Get All Fighting Moves

    Note: This will cause you to miss some of the training missions!
    For the code to work you have to be in a destination driving mission. After pausing the game pick City map and press Up, Down, Up, Down, A
    Submitted by None
  • Get All Driving Upgrades

    For the code to work you have to be in a destination driving mission. After pausing the game pick City map and press Left, Right, Left, Right, A
    Submitted by None
  • Heavier Car

    For the code to work you have to be in a destination driving mission. After pausing the game pick City map and press Down, Down, Down, A. For this to work you have to be in a car before opening the city map.
    Submitted by None
  • Get Boost

    At the map screen HOLD Up and press A, A, A
    Submitted by None
  • Show Nick's Position

    At the map screen press A, B, X, Y
    Submitted by None
  • Get All Weapon Parts, Moves & Cars

    At the map screen press Up, Right, Down, Left, Up, A
    Submitted by None
  • Get Smaller Car

    At the map screen HOLD Up, Up, Up, A
    Submitted by None
  • All Garage Cars

    For the code to work you have to be in a destination driving mission. After pausing the game pick City map and press Down, Up, Down, Up, A. Also reported as: Pause The Game When Your Out Side In The City Then Press Start And Go To City Map Then Press Right, Left, Right, Left, A
    Submitted by None
  • Easy Snoop Mode

    1. Start the second episode in the game: Episode 2: Mean Streets, Mission 1: Cruising for leads
    2. When Nick appears in the city, press BACK to bring up the map screen.
    3. On the controller, press the following buttons in order: R trigger, L trigger, Up D-pad, R D-pad, L D-pad, Down D-pad, L click (L analog joystick button down), R click (R analog joystick button down), A, X, B, Y.
    4. You should hear a sound and the screen should fade into Nick standing in the city. IF NOT, do the entire series of buttons again until you hear the sound and the map screen disappears, leaving Nick in the city again.
    5. Walk into the garage next to Nick's starting position and the game will save.
    6. When you are inside the garage, press the START button to pause the game and EXIT the mission to the main menu.
    7. Select RESUME GAME and choose the license plate for the game you just played. You will be taken to the EPISODE BRANCHING screen. If you input the code and followed the directions correctly, you should see Snoop's head in the upper left corner of the screen.
    8. Select the SNOOP HEAD icon to play in "Snoop Mode."
    Submitted by big papa
  • Hobo

    Entry location: Use the following names for license plates and Hold L1 + R1 then press X while you highlight OK.
    B00Z
    Submitted by None

True Crime: Streets of LA Hints

  • Surrenders

    Entry location: During gameplay
    When someone raises their hands to show they have surrendered, make sure they have dropped their weapon if they had one, because it can be a trick. They'll shoot at you when you get close to them.
    Submitted by Anonymous
  • Getting Criminals in Their Cars

    If you are driving and you are trying to catch a criminal in their car, aim at the part under the lisence plates. Shoot a couple times and the car will explode.
    Submitted by kristeon wright
  • Easier Kills at Stakeout Gone Bad

    Entry location: Stakeout gone bad
    When your are about to start the mission hold the A button and when the mission starts go a little distance and get out of your car. Then shoot at the guy that is shooting at you and his car will kind of spin. Then after you've killed the guy that was shooting at you, shoot the tires on the car, then shoot the car until it blows up. Then get another car that's going in the lane, then drive to spot you started from.
    Submitted by zach
  • Escape S.W.A.T

    Go towards the ocean and drive by it until you see a long pier with an amusement park at the end. It will be blocked off so get out of your car and jump over the side barrier not the tall cement barrier. The SWAT will not be able to get in there but they can shoot you through the road. You can shoot and kill them through the road but it is hard to do.
    Submitted by Ryan the ace
  • Hidden Driving Area

    Alright, first go all the way up the the highway right above china town and at the end of the highway it splits off into 2 roads, go to where they split and look for a concrete wall that is floating. walk (or drive) under it and take a right. stay against the fence until your out in the open area. go straight until you are in front of this tyranny that is labeled the Los Angeles river.dont go in it yet. stay just out of it and drive all the way down to your right, parallel with the river until it appears on your map, then you can drive it in and go all the way down into the huge open areas.
    Submitted by ghettochild1202
  • Different color of nick's cars

    Entry location: when naming your license plate
    Hold L1+R1 and press down
    Submitted by Ken
  • Change Car Color

    Go to the license plate entering, then hold L1+R1 and move the left analog stick down. Now keep moving down and find a color. If you (for example) choose red, the cars in the impound garage will be red.
    Submitted by None
  • Snoop's Hydraulics

    When you are playing Dogg patrol, get in Snoop's car. Press the d-pad right, and your car will be up. Then tap X and your car will bounce up and down.
    Submitted by None
  • Slide on Hood of Car

    If a criminal is running away from you, and a car is in your way, just run to the hood of the car and press triangle. You will slide to the other side of the car instead of running around it.
    Submitted by None
  • Burnout Boost

    If you want to burnout and have a boost at the same time hold A and X while doing that if you want to turn to go a different direction then just turn after you hold A and X let go of X then your car will go pretty fast
    Submitted by Alex Crooks
  • Killing Cops With Out Getting Shot

    First shoot up everybody and when your meter gets up very high go some were and hide behind the bush and when the cops pull over they will shoot at you but its cool just hold the A button down and he will crouch down and the bush will protect you like a bullet proof bush not a bullet will hit you.
    Submitted by Frank
  • Checking the Streets

    When you are walking on free time you can check people for weapons, or drugs.( warning you cant be in fighting mode or have out your guns, also some times when the people don't have anything on them they will try to fight you.) Then when they do have something you will handcuff them and throw them to the ground. If they have any weapons then when you throw them to the ground you can take out your guns and hit B to kick their weapons in the are to catch it and use it. (Note; hit B to check them.)
    Submitted by unknown
  • Blow Up Car

    The first thing you do is get far away from a car and then hold down the right trigger aim at the back of the car until it turns red then shoot and your car will blow up
    Submitted by None
  • Change Color of Starting Car

    Here's how to change the color of Nick's car. While you are entering your license plate name hold L+R and push the D-pad right or left. The color of the stripe in the middle of the screen will change color. Pick your color and play.
    Submitted by The Real HD
  • More Good Cop

    If you good/bad cop status gets to low you can bring it back up to good cop again. If you repeat the stealth missions but only use X for a stun attach you will gain good cop status this can also put you badge number up aswell. (for a quick and easy way do the first stealth mission on the game then quit just after the auto save but before the shooting part so you don't lose what you have just gained)
    Submitted by matt rigby
  • How to Beat the Last Boss On Good Cop

    When you fight Kim on the last level when you are a good cop the way to beat him easier is to run around and find the metal poles on the ground and throw the first 2 at him then pick up the third and fight with it. To fight him easier mainly hold down back when you are throwing the punches and kicks so you will immediately block when he throws his combos at you. A good combo to pull on him when you have him on slo mo is A Y A that will take down his life pretty low. That is an easy way to beat the last boss.
    Submitted by jonathan kia

True Crime: Streets of LA Unlockables

  • Get Extra Movie

    Finish the game with all 3 endings
    Submitted by None
  • Get Snoop Dog

    Get all 30 bones in LA City

    OK...........In order to unlock snoop in the game you first have to find
    the very first doggie bone in the game......then the rest of the bones will
    appear on the map. Since the map in this game is not nearly as detailed as
    it was in VICE CITY finding the rest of the bones can really SUCK!!!!
    there are 30 bones total so here they are .............REMEMBER 2 SAVE
    OFTEN!!!!!!!!!

    #1..... The very first bone in the DOWNTOWN area. go downtown and get to
    hill st.... the bone is on hill st. between 1st..... and.... temple....in a
    little area that looks like a park. after you have found this bone you will
    have the other 29 bones show up on the map.(U HAVE 2 FIND THIS BONE 1ST
    BEFORE U CAN GET THE REST OF THEN TO SHOW UP....DO NOT TRY TO GET ANY OTHER
    BONE BEFORE THIS ONE)

    #2.....This one is also in the DOWNTOWN area. its on essex st. between
    14pl...and....16 st. in the middle of a huge parking lot.

    #3.....this one is in the JEFFERSON PARK area. its on jefferson blvd.
    between 3rd...and....4th ave. infront of a store called fine used books

    #4..... on this one go towards KOREA TOWN and its on washington blvd between
    budlong ave....and ....raymond ave. infront of girls xxx store.

    #5.....in KOREA TOWN on hoover .......and.......8th st. on corner of the gas
    station that has tree and bushes on it.(there are 2 gas stations in the
    area)

    #6.....in CHINATOWN on court st .....and ....alvarado st..by corner store
    called dynasty imports

    #7.....this one is in LOS FELIZ by the gas station on glendale
    blvd...and....fletcher blvd.

    #8.....in LOS FELIZ on a huge parking lot on lily crest ave between edgemont
    st....and.....kenmore ave.

    #9.....In HOLLYWOOD on highland blvd between sunset blvd.....and......selma
    ave. by a parking lot with a vigilante 8 billboard in it.

    #10....in HOLLYWOOD in a parking lot on the corner of spauling ....and
    ....melrose ave.

    #11....the last one in HOLLYWOOD is infront of a blue store on the corner of
    larchmont blvd ...and....1st ave.

    #12....around HANCOCK PARK in a parking lot on the corner of olympic....and
    rimpau blvd.

    #13....in JEFFERSON PARK (by highway 10 on the map)behind gas station on
    washington blvd...and ...la brea blvd.

    #14....In JEFFERSON PARK on jefferson blvd between alsace...and...redondo
    blvd.by a strip of small stores.

    #15....in CULVER CITY in a parking lot in the corner of apple st. and
    fairfax ave.

    #16....in CULVER CITY in a parking lot infront of the supermarket on
    washington...and ...national blvd.

    #17....in CULVER CITY on the corner infront of a light brown house on
    shelby...and..club dr.

    #18....in CENTURY CITY infront of a pawn shop on pico
    blvd...and...canfield ave.

    #19....in BEVERLY HILLS on a parking lot on corner of la peer
    dr...and...wilshire blvd.

    #20....in BEVERLY HILLS in parking lot on corner of 3rd st...and...la
    cienega blvd.

    #21.... in WESTWOOD on park area in corner of holmby ave...and...pandora
    ave.

    #22....in MAR VISTA in supermarket parking lot on corner of sepulveda
    blvd...and...clover ave.

    #23....in SANTA MONICA back parking lot of big builiding on airport
    ave...and...centinela ave.

    #24....in VENICE bar parking lot on corner of lincold blvd...and..marco pl

    #25....in MARINA DEL REY on parking lot on panay st. by via
    marina(tricky...panay st. goes in circle..)

    #26....in VENICE in small parking lot on corner of lincoln blvd...and...pine
    st.

    #27....in SANTA MONICA in huge parking lot on licoln ave between arizona
    ave...and...wilshire ave.

    #28....in SANTA MONICA by big food store on olympic
    blvd...and...cloverfield blvd.

    #29....in SANTA MONICA by parking lot on corner of santa monica
    blvd...and...amherst

    #30...LAST BUT NOT LEAST.....in a grassy area in middle of the street on san
    vicente blvd. between 18th st.....and......19th st.GOT IT ...DOGGY
    PATROL..SAVE..EXIT TO CHAPTER SELECTION SCREEN AND SNOOPS FACE WILL B
    AVAILABLE.....ENJOY!!!!!!!!!!!
    Submitted by None
  • Get Snoop Dog

    Get all 30 bones in LA City
    OK...........In order to unlock snoop in the game you first have to find
    the very first doggie bone in the game......then the rest of the bones will
    appear on the map. Since the map in this game is not nearly as detailed as
    it was in VICE CITY finding the rest of the bones can really SUCK!!!!
    there are 30 bones total so here they are .............REMEMBER 2 SAVE
    OFTEN!!!!!!!!!
    #1..... The very first bone in the DOWNTOWN area. go downtown and get to
    hill st.... the bone is on hill st. between 1st..... and.... temple....in a
    little area that looks like a park. after you have found this bone you will
    have the other 29 bones show up on the map.(U HAVE 2 FIND THIS BONE 1ST
    BEFORE U CAN GET THE REST OF THEN TO SHOW UP....DO NOT TRY TO GET ANY OTHER
    BONE BEFORE THIS ONE)
    #2.....This one is also in the DOWNTOWN area. its on essex st. between
    14pl...and....16 st. in the middle of a huge parking lot.
    #3.....this one is in the JEFFERSON PARK area. its on jefferson blvd.
    between 3rd...and....4th ave. infront of a store called fine used books
    #4..... on this one go towards KOREA TOWN and its on washington blvd between
    budlong ave....and ....raymond ave. infront of girls xxx store.
    #5.....in KOREA TOWN on hoover .......and.......8th st. on corner of the gas
    station that has tree and bushes on it.(there are 2 gas stations in the
    area)
    #6.....in CHINATOWN on court st .....and ....alvarado st..by corner store
    called dynasty imports
    #7.....this one is in LOS FELIZ by the gas station on glendale
    blvd...and....fletcher blvd.
    #8.....in LOS FELIZ on a huge parking lot on lily crest ave between edgemont
    st....and.....kenmore ave.
    #9.....In HOLLYWOOD on highland blvd between sunset blvd.....and......selma
    ave. by a parking lot with a vigilante 8 billboard in it.
    #10....in HOLLYWOOD in a parking lot on the corner of spauling ....and
    ....melrose ave.
    #11....the last one in HOLLYWOOD is infront of a blue store on the corner of
    larchmont blvd ...and....1st ave.
    #12....around HANCOCK PARK in a parking lot on the corner of olympic....and
    rimpau blvd.
    #13....in JEFFERSON PARK (by highway 10 on the map)behind gas station on
    washington blvd...and ...la brea blvd.
    #14....In JEFFERSON PARK on jefferson blvd between alsace...and...redondo
    blvd.by a strip of small stores.
    #15....in CULVER CITY in a parking lot in the corner of apple st. and
    fairfax ave.
    #16....in CULVER CITY in a parking lot infront of the supermarket on
    washington...and ...national blvd.
    #17....in CULVER CITY on the corner infront of a light brown house on
    shelby...and..club dr.
    #18....in CENTURY CITY infront of a pawn shop on pico
    blvd...and...canfield ave.
    #19....in BEVERLY HILLS on a parking lot on corner of la peer
    dr...and...wilshire blvd.
    #20....in BEVERLY HILLS in parking lot on corner of 3rd st...and...la
    cienega blvd.
    #21.... in WESTWOOD on park area in corner of holmby ave...and...pandora
    ave.
    #22....in MAR VISTA in supermarket parking lot on corner of sepulveda
    blvd...and...clover ave.
    #23....in SANTA MONICA back parking lot of big builiding on airport
    ave...and...centinela ave.
    #24....in VENICE bar parking lot on corner of lincold blvd...and..marco pl
    #25....in MARINA DEL REY on parking lot on panay st. by via
    marina(tricky...panay st. goes in circle..)
    #26....in VENICE in small parking lot on corner of lincoln blvd...and...pine
    st.
    #27....in SANTA MONICA in huge parking lot on licoln ave between arizona
    ave...and...wilshire ave.
    #28....in SANTA MONICA by big food store on olympic
    blvd...and...cloverfield blvd.
    #29....in SANTA MONICA by parking lot on corner of santa monica
    blvd...and...amherst
    #30...LAST BUT NOT LEAST.....in a grassy area in middle of the street on san
    vicente blvd. between 18th st.....and......19th st.GOT IT ...DOGGY
    PATROL..SAVE..EXIT TO CHAPTER SELECTION SCREEN AND SNOOPS FACE WILL B
    AVAILABLE.....ENJOY!!!!!!!!!!!
    Submitted by None

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