Police Scanner and Radio is the best police scanner or police radio out there because it is FREE but gives you all of the same features and quality as the paid radio apps.
Police Scanner and Radio lets you listen in on live emergency (firefighter and police), military (marine) and transportation (airplanes and railroads) conversations taking place over the radio waves. Scan what's being said so you can be the first to learn breaking news in your area. (Please note it is legal to listen to, but not interfere with, police feeds for entertainment purposes only.)
Features: - Listen to the police radio (similar to a police scanner) - Choose from one of the 3500 Police Scanner Radio options that come with this app - Listen to police feeds in the background (you can use other apps or visit websites while you listen to the transmissions) - Choose from any police radios around you with our nearby feature (we even tell you how far you are away from the radio station) - Choose from the Top100 feeds - Or search the country, state, county or city to find the feed you would like to tune into - The app also comes with a police code language dictionary so you know what’s going on the police radio that you are listening to
How does a police radio scanner work? (answer from Wikipedia) A scanner is a radio receiver that can automatically tune, or scan, two or more discrete frequencies, stopping when it finds a signal on one of them and then continuing to scan other frequencies when the initial transmission ceases.
We have put all of this in an app for you so it is easy to listen to the police radio, for everyone.
Is it legal? In most countries, including the USA, it is legal to listen to the police radio or to use a police scanner. However, it is NOT legal to use this app to aid in a crime or interfere with police activity.
Is the radio real? Yes, all of the police streams that you can listen to in the police scanner radio are real. They are played in real-time.
What stations are supported? We support radios from all around the world including: All 50 US State Police Radios Canadian Police Radio Australian Police Scanner Chilean Police Radio Italian Police Radio UK Police Scanner German Police Radio Swiss Police Radio Dutch Police Scanner Swedish Police Radio Venezuelan Police Scanner NZ Police Radio Brazilian Police Radio Spanish Police Scanner Belgium Police Radio Slovenian Police Scanner
Top 10 Police Scanners: 1. Chicago Police Radio Scanner 2. LAPD – Los Angeles Police Department Police Radio 3. Waterloo (Canada) Regional Police 4. NYPD – New York Police Department Special Operations Division Police Radio 5. San Diego Police Dispatch 6. Ingham County Public Safety Radio 7. Pictou County Public Safety 8. San Juan and Once Police, Fire and EMS Radio Station 9. Houston Police Radio Scanner 10. Metropolitan Regional Fire Department Radio
Sample of Police Codes: Code 2 Urgent - no light or siren Code 3 Use lights and siren Code 4 No further assistance needed Code 5 Stakeout Code 6 Stay out of area Code 7 Meal break Code 8 Restroom break Code 9 Summer uniform Code 10 SWAT pre-call up Code 11 SWAT Call up Code 37 Subject/Property wanted Code Blue Bus/Cab in trouble Code Red Varda Alarm activated Code Purple Gang Activity Medical / Fire Status Codes... Code 10 Critical Trauma case Code 20 Acute Trauma case Code 30 Trauma case Code 40 Serious case (IV started) Code 50 Basic transport (not serious) Code N Newsworthy event 5150 Mental case 10851 Auto theft 10852 Tampering with vehicle 20001 Hit and run - Felony 20002 Hit and run - Misdemeanor 20007 Hit and run - Unattended 21958 Drunk pedestrian on roadway 22350 Speeding 22500 Illegal parking 23101 Drunk driving - injuries 23102 Drunk driving 23103 Reckless driver 23104 Reckless driver 23105 Driver under narcotics 23109 Racing 23110 Person throwing objects at vehicles 23151 Drunk driving - injuries 23152 Drunk driver