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Infiltration Forums > UE Tutorials, Lessons, and Useful Info > Police Scanner(Viewed 1675 times)
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Police Scanner
< on 2/6/2018 8:59 PM >
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So I actually made a post about this and a few people actually got interested and asked how I got one. The police scanner I got is an IOS app called 5-0 Scanner. It tunes in on your local police, fire, and ems. I can verify it works also its FREE that's the best part. You already carry your phone wherever you go why not have a police scanner and be 1 step ahead? Just have one of your buds have a headphone in listening at all times right when you hear anything related to abandoned or people trespassing get out. Once again it's called 5-0 Scanner! Have fun evading police



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Aran location:
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Re: Police Scanner
<Reply # 1 on 2/6/2018 9:05 PM >
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That's actually MUCH more useful than I thought it would be. I thought it was a separate radio, which would naturally raise suspicion. But it it's an app, that's far, far better. I don't believe the police can search your phone without a warrant unless you either consent to a search, or if they arrest you. That makes this quite discreet, and could be handy for keeping an eye on local response times.



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Re: Police Scanner
<Reply # 2 on 2/7/2018 12:19 AM >
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Simply not practical.
Who wants to listen to police calls when exploring?
Worse you aren't as aware of sounds around you which are far more relevant... like the sound of a car or people approaching.

Of all my encounters with LEOs the only time it might have helped... it wouldn't have.
Pay more attention to what -you- are doing not the whole bloody police force.
Not to mention the FBI/DHS which you'll never hear on a scanner.

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Re: Police Scanner
<Reply # 3 on 2/7/2018 2:19 PM >
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Posted by blackhawk
Simply not practical.
Who wants to listen to police calls when exploring?
Worse you aren't as aware of sounds around you which are far more relevant... like the sound of a car or people approaching.

Of all my encounters with LEOs the only time it might have helped... it wouldn't have.
Pay more attention to what -you- are doing not the whole bloody police force.
Not to mention the FBI/DHS which you'll never hear on a scanner.

♤Falls and structural failures are the biggest hazards you face♤


I mean, our generation is based on multitasking.



blackhawk
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Re: Police Scanner
<Reply # 4 on 2/7/2018 2:59 PM >
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Posted by DonPictures


I mean, our generation is based on multitasking.


You mean on constantly being distracted?
That explains a lot.



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Re: Police Scanner
<Reply # 5 on 2/7/2018 5:00 PM >
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Posted by DonPictures
I mean, our generation is based on multitasking.


Like blackhawk said: distractions.
There is no such thing as true multitasking, my friend almost got really hurt "multitasking"



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Re: Police Scanner
<Reply # 6 on 2/7/2018 5:15 PM >
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Posted by Juxobe


Like blackhawk said: distractions.
There is no such thing as true multitasking, my friend almost got really hurt "multitasking"


^truth^
I almost took the last step into oblivion in a Atlas F site on a cut off staircase because I was looking around. Ending up on the second to last step with my feet dangling in air.
Only a hand on the rail and fast reflexes saved me.
Distractions kill.



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Re: Police Scanner
<Reply # 7 on 2/7/2018 5:23 PM >
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Posted by Juxobe
There is no such thing as true multitasking, my friend almost got really hurt "multitasking"


Like Juxobe said Blackhawk said.. Even the best concert pianists are only ever doing one set task. Adding more elements to focus attention on, and more sensory input to cloud your brain is a recipe for disaster. If you're only focused on listening you might forget to watch. "Multitasking" sounds good on paper, but fails in execution because it's so easy to get hung up on one thing.

A backpack full of gear can never supplement your own intuition, wisdom and reflexes.


Edit: Clarity


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Re: Police Scanner
<Reply # 8 on 2/7/2018 5:35 PM >
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Back in the day I used to enjoy listening to a scanner. When Pepcon blew up here in Vegas many years ago, it was scary listening to the fire fighters try to find a hydrant where they could get access to water. Lots of hydrants, but not many of them actually attached to the water system.

Before you run out and buy a scanner, make certain that law enforcement hasn't scrambled their communications in your area. Here in Vegas police communications are trunked and scrambled, so even if you get a scanner that can deal with trunking, you wouldn't be able to listen to the comms.

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Re: Police Scanner
<Reply # 9 on 2/7/2018 6:36 PM >
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Can’t wait for people to go out and buy a radio only to have it get bricked



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Re: Police Scanner
<Reply # 10 on 6/21/2018 9:01 PM >
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It's so fun to hear how the people at the local BART train are doing lol. Hard to follow without context though.



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