ahh, legal shmegal.
February 23, 2006 3:43 PM   Subscribe

Listen to live police scanner audio-feeds from all over America. Most require Realplayer, but it's definitely worthwhile. It's things like this that remind me how awesome the internet can be.
posted by 6am (7 comments total)
For anyone in Central/Western MA, here's Worcester and Springfield police and fire. I don't think they're on the FPP site.

I find it useful to know which of my neighbors I won't be seeing for awhile (I live in a "lively" neighborhood in Worcester).
posted by rollbiz at 4:00 PM on February 23, 2006

Anyone know of a DFW link? I think there was one on here once.
posted by reverenddrjice at 4:14 PM on February 23, 2006

I remember when apbnew.com used to this. I never did find out why they stopped broadcasting the local scanners.
Thanks for posting this, 6am. I'm a sucker for this kind of thing.
posted by NoMich at 4:23 PM on February 23, 2006

I remember this appearing in the blue before. Or was it train scanners?
posted by wheelieman at 4:51 PM on February 23, 2006

i just turn on my police scanner.
posted by quonsar at 7:39 PM on February 23, 2006

Wow, this is legal? In the UK you're not supposed to listen to these signals ("intercept") never mind rebroadcast. Think over here they're all digital and enceypted anyway...
posted by brettski at 1:24 AM on February 24, 2006

I remember the mobile phone rebroadcaster. That was fun.
posted by Ethereal Bligh at 1:52 AM on February 24, 2006

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