Want to turn your Android smart phone or tablet into a fully functional police scanner? Check out these free applications that will offer this functionality below:
This app is free to download and is found within the Google Play store. It provides instant access to a wide array of Police and Radio scanners from around the world including: the USA, Canada, Germany, Japan, Italy, Chile, Austria, and many more. It is updated often and has over 10 million user installations at the the time this article is written.
This app is also free to download and can be found within the Google Play store. Police Scanner 5-0 gives you the ability to listen to more than 2,500 police, fire, rescue, and other radio type feeds over a Wi-Fi or 3G connection. It includes an in-depth searching feature to find the right channel for the particular area you desire. There are currently over a million user installations at the time this article is written.
This app is also free to download and can be found in the Google Play store. Scanner radio provides access to over 4,000 police and fire scanners, weather radios, and amateur radio repeaters. Signals can be found all around the world, with the majority located within the U.S. There are currently over 10 million user installations at the time this article is written.
Do you have a favorite police scanner android application that isn't mentioned above? Leave the name of the app in the comments section below!
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