Police Scanner

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In order to provide you with accurate and valuable pieces of information and reviews, we have conducted in-depth research for the best police scanner of 2022. In addition, you will find our top picks and highest-reviewed products in the section below.
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1 Uniden Bearcat BC125AT Handheld Scanner, 500-Alpha-Tagged Channels, Close Call Technology, PC... Uniden Bearcat BC125AT Handheld Scanner, 500-Alpha-Tagged Channels, Close Call Technology, PC... No ratings yet
2 Uniden BC365CRS 500 Channel Scanner and Alarm Clock with Snooze, Sleep, and FM Radio with Weather... Uniden BC365CRS 500 Channel Scanner and Alarm Clock with Snooze, Sleep, and FM Radio with Weather... No ratings yet
3 Uniden BC355N 800 MHz 300-Channel Base/Mobile Scanner, Close Call RF Capture, Pre-programmed Search... Uniden BC355N 800 MHz 300-Channel Base/Mobile Scanner, Close Call RF Capture, Pre-programmed... No ratings yet
4 Uniden BCD436HP HomePatrol Series Digital Handheld Scanner. TrunkTracker V, Simple Programming,... Uniden BCD436HP HomePatrol Series Digital Handheld Scanner. TrunkTracker V, Simple Programming,... No ratings yet
5 Uniden Bearcat SR30C, 500-Channel Compact Handheld Scanner, Close Call RF Capture, Turbo Search, PC... Uniden Bearcat SR30C, 500-Channel Compact Handheld Scanner, Close Call RF Capture, Turbo Search,... No ratings yet
6 BaoFeng UV-5RE 8W Ham Radio,UHF VHF Radio Dual Band with 2800mAh Li-ion Battery Portable Walkie... BaoFeng UV-5RE 8W Ham Radio,UHF VHF Radio Dual Band with 2800mAh Li-ion Battery Portable Walkie... No ratings yet
7 Uniden HomePatrol-2 Color Touchscreen Simple Program Digital Scanner, TrunkTracker V and S,A,M,E,... Uniden HomePatrol-2 Color Touchscreen Simple Program Digital Scanner, TrunkTracker V and S,A,M,E,... No ratings yet
8 Whistler WS1040 Handheld Digital Scanner Radio Whistler WS1040 Handheld Digital Scanner Radio No ratings yet
9 Uniden SDS100 True I/Q Digital Handheld Scanner, Designed for Improved Digital Performance in... Uniden SDS100 True I/Q Digital Handheld Scanner, Designed for Improved Digital Performance in... No ratings yet
10 Uniden BearTracker Scanner (BCT15X) with 9,000 Channels, TrunkTracker III Technology, Base/Mobile... Uniden BearTracker Scanner (BCT15X) with 9,000 Channels, TrunkTracker III Technology, Base/Mobile...
11 Uniden BCD325P2 Handheld TrunkTracker V Scanner. 25,000 Dynamically Allocated Channels. Close Call... Uniden BCD325P2 Handheld TrunkTracker V Scanner. 25,000 Dynamically Allocated Channels. Close... No ratings yet
12 Uniden Bearcat BC75XLT Handheld Scanner, 300 Channels, 10 banks, Close Call Technology, PC... Uniden Bearcat BC75XLT Handheld Scanner, 300 Channels, 10 banks, Close Call Technology, PC... No ratings yet
13 Bingfu VHF UHF Car Truck Police Scanner Adhesive Mount Antenna Vehicle Ham Radio Amateur Radio... Bingfu VHF UHF Car Truck Police Scanner Adhesive Mount Antenna Vehicle Ham Radio Amateur Radio... No ratings yet
14 Bingfu VHF UHF Ham Radio Police Scanner Antenna Amateur Radio Mobile Radio Scanner Antenna Magnetic... Bingfu VHF UHF Ham Radio Police Scanner Antenna Amateur Radio Mobile Radio Scanner Antenna... No ratings yet
15 Zip Scanners | Police Scanner Radio Desktop Stand | Handheld Police Scanner Stand | Works on All... Zip Scanners | Police Scanner Radio Desktop Stand | Handheld Police Scanner Stand | Works on All... No ratings yet
16 Uniden SDS200 Advanced X Base/Mobile Digital Trunking Scanner, Incorporates The Latest True I/Q... Uniden SDS200 Advanced X Base/Mobile Digital Trunking Scanner, Incorporates The Latest True I/Q...
17 UNIDEN BCD536HP Bearcat Digital Base/Mobile Scanner UNIDEN BCD536HP Bearcat Digital Base/Mobile Scanner No ratings yet
18 Bingfu Police Radio Scanner Antenna 20-1300MHz 7 Sections Telescopic BNC Male Antenna Ham Radio... Bingfu Police Radio Scanner Antenna 20-1300MHz 7 Sections Telescopic BNC Male Antenna Ham Radio... No ratings yet
19 Bingfu VHF UHF Ham Radio Amateur Radio Mobile Radio Scanner Antenna Police Scanner Antenna Magnetic... Bingfu VHF UHF Ham Radio Amateur Radio Mobile Radio Scanner Antenna Police Scanner Antenna... No ratings yet
20 Analog Desktop Scanner Analog Desktop Scanner No ratings yet

Bestseller No. 1
Uniden Bearcat BC125AT Handheld Scanner, 500-Alpha-Tagged Channels, Close Call Technology, PC...
  • LISTEN IN AND STAY INFORMED, this sophisticated scanner has 500 alpha-tagged channels in a convenient compact design with loads of features. Close...
  • LISTEN TO OVER 40,000 FREQUENCIES, you can listen to both civilian and military bands, including Non-Digital Police, Ambulance, Fire, Weather, Marine,...
  • SEARCH MORE EFFICIENTLY with 500 Alpha-Tagged Channels finding the channel you want to listen to is easy, with 500 channels divided into 10 storage...
  • LIGHTWIEGHT PORTABLE DESIGN, take this Bearcat handheld radio scanner with you on the road, or on outings. It packs plenty of features, the orange...
  • GET STARTED LISTENING RIGHT AWAY with convenient Pre-sets for the most popular searches. Frequencies are preset in ten separate Non -Digital...
SaleBestseller No. 2
Uniden BC365CRS 500 Channel Scanner and Alarm Clock with Snooze, Sleep, and FM Radio with Weather...
  • LISTEN IN AND STAY INFORMED! The Uniden BC365CRS is an affordable 500 channel all-in-one conventional Analog Scanner, Alarm Clock, and FM Radio with...
  • 500 CHANNELS: Get started listening right away with convenient pre-sets for the most popular searches, Non-Digital Police/Fire/Emergency, Weather...
  • BUILT-IN FM RADIO & ALARM CLOCK: Save up to 30 FM stations in preset memories so you can instantly tune to your favorite local broadcast. Alarm Clock...
  • ATTRACTIVE DESIGN: Ideal for Home Use. This all-in-one scanner features a fresh design that's attractive on your desktop and easy to read at night...
  • PRIORITY with DO-NOT-DISTURB: Store your most important frequencies into priority channels. When scanning, these channels are checked every 2 seconds,...
SaleBestseller No. 3
Uniden BC355N 800 MHz 300-Channel Base/Mobile Scanner, Close Call RF Capture, Pre-programmed Search...
  • The Uniden Bearcat BC355N Mobile/Base Scanner is one of the most feature packed, user-friendly, entry level scanners available today. It can pick up...
  • The BC355N features “Close Call RF Capture Technology,” which instantly tunes to signals from nearby transmitters. This pre-programmed search...
  • You can save up to 300 frequencies that are scanned along with the preset frequencies. So whenever you encounter a newly activated local frequency for...
  • The BC355N comes complete with a backlit display, making it easier to read in low light conditions, along with AC adapter, a DC power cable and an...
  • If you’re looking for an affordable way to jump into the world of scanners, the BC355N may be the right choice for you. (Please note: model BC355N...
SaleBestseller No. 4
Uniden BCD436HP HomePatrol Series Digital Handheld Scanner. TrunkTracker V, Simple Programming,...
  • The BCD436HP is the first scanner to incorporate the HomePatrol-1 ease of use in a traditional handheld scanner. Plus, Uniden's exclusive Close Call...
  • Simple to operate, no programming needed. Simply turn it on, enter your zip code, and TrunkTracker V does the rest.
  • This user-friendly digital scanner will immediately begin receiving communications used by Public Safety, Police, Fire, EMS, Ambulance, Aircraft,...
  • This functionality is made possible by combining the rich radio system database from Radio Reference with Uniden's patented radio system selection...
  • Whether it is across town or across the street, the BCD436HP keeps you informed. Now with the largest display on the market and more advanced...
SaleBestseller No. 5
Uniden Bearcat SR30C, 500-Channel Compact Handheld Scanner, Close Call RF Capture, Turbo Search, PC...
  • LISTEN IN AND STAY INFORMED! The Uniden Bearcat SR30C is a very affordable 500 channel hand-held scanner with loads of features in a convenient...
  • LISTEN TO OVER 32,000 FREQUENCIES: Get started listening right away with convenient pre-sets for the most popular searches. Frequencies are preset in...
  • PC PROGRAMING lets you program your scanner using your PC. Close call RF capture technology instantly tunes to signals from nearby transmitters and...
  • DELAY FUNCTION helps prevent missed replies during two-way conversations. Other features include keypad entry, Earphone Jack, key lock, battery low...
  • THREE POWER OPTIONS: #1- The included USB cable will power your SR30C from your PC or other USB power source, such as a smart phone USB charger (not...
Bestseller No. 6
BaoFeng UV-5RE 8W Ham Radio,UHF VHF Radio Dual Band with 2800mAh Li-ion Battery Portable Walkie...
  • Baofeng UV-5RE is a compact Ham radio scanner transceiver can do both transmit and receive a signal (a transceiver),Dual-Band Display, Dual Freq.
  • Emergency Alarm; Low Battery Alert; Battery Saver; LED Flashlight; Built-in key lock
  • Upgrade the frame material. Metallic, more durable and more fashionable
  • Kit Includes: UV-5RE, 2800mAh Battery, V-85 Dual Band Antenna, CH-5 Charger, CH-5 110V Adapter, Earpiece Kit, Wrist Strap, Belt Clip, User Manual
  • Pengmeijia is the authorized BaoFeng US Distributor, all Baofeng radios we sell qualifies Baofeng's warranty, we also provide our own 30-day replace...
SaleBestseller No. 7
Uniden HomePatrol-2 Color Touchscreen Simple Program Digital Scanner, TrunkTracker V and S,A,M,E,...
  • The Uniden HomePatrol-2 is one of the most popular Digital Police scanners on the market. This model lets you quickly hear communications systems used...
  • Simply enter your zip code and Home Patrol-2 does the rest. Whether it is across town or across the street, HomePatrol-2 keeps you informed.
  • Digital Capable, receives all unencrypted, non-proprietary radio systems including APCO-25 Phase I and Phase II digital, Motorola, EDACS, LTR,...
  • Included In The Box: HomePatrol-2 Scanner, Flex Antenna, Desk Stand, USB Cable, 4 x AA NiMH Rechargeable Batteries, SMA to BNC Adapter.
  • Please note: an AC or DC power adapter is NOT included. To power the unit and/or charge the NiMH batteries, it comes with a USB cable. Please use this...
Bestseller No. 8
Whistler WS1040 Handheld Digital Scanner Radio
  • Menu Driven Programming with Context Sensitive Help - Each menu item provides a few lines of help text that provide assistance with programming and...
  • Scan List-functionality allows you to arrange, group and scan objects according to your preference;Lock-out Function
  • Skywarn Storm Spotter Functionality - Instant access to frequencies used by storm spotter networks
  • Digital AGC - Instantly compensates for low user audio levels that are common on digital systems
  • If you pressed the FIRE icon button it is possible that the frequencies pre-programmed in the scanner do not include your area. These Pre-programmed...
Bestseller No. 9
Uniden SDS100 True I/Q Digital Handheld Scanner, Designed for Improved Digital Performance in...
  • SDS100: True I/Q receiver design for improved digital performance in weak-signal and simulcast areas
  • SDS100: Rugged/ weather resistant jis 4 construction
  • SDS100: Li-Ion battery
  • SDS100: Improved UI with 3 contextual soft keys that Change function based on the current operation
  • SDS100: Customizable color LCD: user can modify color and what is displayed
SaleBestseller No. 10
Uniden BearTracker Scanner (BCT15X) with 9,000 Channels, TrunkTracker III Technology, Base/Mobile...
  • Mobile BearTracker scanner with 9,000 Channels, advanced dynamic memory system, close call RF capture technology, and more. Compatible with BC-RH96...
  • TrunkTracker III technology lets you can keep up with the action on Motorola, EDACS and LTR systems. Individual channel volume offset. Alpha Tagging
  • Location-Based scanning automatically selects programmed systems based on your location when connected to a compatible GPS receiver
  • State-by-state preprogrammed channels for local police, DOT, and Highway Patrol frequencies when you travel, without having to program
  • 100 system Quick Keys with 10-channel group Quick Keys per system; system/channel number tagging for rapid access.Continuous Band Coverage* - 25MHz to...
SaleBestseller No. 11
Uniden BCD325P2 Handheld TrunkTracker V Scanner. 25,000 Dynamically Allocated Channels. Close Call...
  • The BCD325P2 comes equipped with Uniden exclusive features like Advanced Dynamic Memory System, Close Call RF Capture Technology, and GPS...
  • Scan and search 25,000 channels. With Close Call RF capture technology, this scanner will automatically tune to the signals nearest you, so you can...
  • Quick-Key System Access (100 Keys), allows you to quickly access the systems you us the most often. Uniden Police Scanners feature simple to set up...
  • GPS Location-Based Scanning, connect this scanner to an optional GPS receiver and it will automatically select programmed systems based on your exact...
  • S.A.M.E. Weather Alert, supports Specific Area Message Encoding weather alerts. During a NOAA Weather or Emergency Alert, a code for your specific...
SaleBestseller No. 12
Uniden Bearcat BC75XLT Handheld Scanner, 300 Channels, 10 banks, Close Call Technology, PC...
  • LISTEN IN AND STAY INFORMED, this sophisticated scanner has 300 user-programable channels in a convenient compact design with loads of features. Close...
  • LISTEN TO OVER 32,000 FREQUENCIES, you can listen to both civilian and military bands, including Non-Digital Police, Ambulance, Fire, NOAA Weather,...
  • SEARCH MORE EFFICIENTLY with 300 Channels finding the channel you want to listen to is easy, with 300 channels divided into 10 storage banks. Organize...
  • LIGHTWIEGHT PORTABLE DESIGN, take this Bearcat handheld radio scanner with you on the road, or on outings. It packs plenty of features, the orange...
  • GET STARTED LISTENING RIGHT AWAY with convenient Pre-sets for the most popular searches. Frequencies are preset in ten separate Weather, Non -Digital...
Bestseller No. 13
Bingfu VHF UHF Car Truck Police Scanner Adhesive Mount Antenna Vehicle Ham Radio Amateur Radio...
  • Frequency Range: 20MHz - 1300MHz; Compatible with: Public Radio Scanner, Ham Radio, Two Way Radio, Walkie Talkie, Mobile Radio; VSWR: < 2.0;...
  • Package List: 1 x Antenna (As the Picture Shown);
  • Compatible with Uniden Radio Scanner: SR30C, Bearcat BC125AT, BCD436HP, BC75XLT, BCD325P2, BC355N, BCD996P2, BC365CRS, BCT15X, BCD536HP, BC345CRS,...
  • Compatible with Whistler Radio Scanner: WS1040 WS1088 WS1010 WS1080 WS1025 WS1065 TRX1 TRX2;
  • Compatible with Radio Shack Radio Scanner: PRO-2018 PRO-197 PRO-650 PRO-163 PRO-405 PRO-528 PRO-668 PRO-94 PRO-404 PRO-95 PRO-62 PRO-83;
Bestseller No. 14
Bingfu VHF UHF Ham Radio Police Scanner Antenna Amateur Radio Mobile Radio Scanner Antenna Magnetic...
  • Frequency Range: 20MHz - 1300MHz; Compatible with: Public Radio Scanner, Ham Radio, Two Way Radio, Walkie Talkie, Mobile Radio; VSWR: < 2.0;...
  • Compatible with Uniden Radio Scanner: SR30C, Bearcat BC125AT, BCD436HP, BC75XLT, BCD325P2, BC355N, BCD996P2, BC365CRS, BCT15X, BCD536HP, BC345CRS,...
  • Compatible with Whistler Radio Scanner: WS1040 WS1088 WS1010 WS1080 WS1025 WS1065 TRX1 TRX2;
  • Compatible with Radio Shack Radio Scanner: PRO-2018 PRO-197 PRO-650 PRO-163 PRO-405 PRO-528 PRO-668 PRO-94 PRO-404 PRO-95 PRO-62 PRO-83;
  • Compatible with Ham Radio: Kenwood TK100, TK200, TK210, TK220, TK300, TK310, TK320; Icom: IC-V8, IC-V80, IC-V82, IC-U82 ,IC-W32; Motorola: HT440,...
Bestseller No. 15
Zip Scanners | Police Scanner Radio Desktop Stand | Handheld Police Scanner Stand | Works on All...
  • POLICE SCANNER RADIO STAND - Stand up any handheld police scanner radio on your counter or workspace. Operate your police scanner radio without having...
  • ALL HANDHELD UNIDEN POLICE SCANNER RADIO MODELS - Works on all handheld Uniden police scanners including the SD100, BCD436HP, SR30C, BCD325P2, BC125AT...
  • ALL HANDHELD WHISTLER POLICE SCANNER RADIO MODELS - Works on all handheld Whistler police scanners including the TRX-1 and WS1040
  • ALL HANDHELD WHISTLER POLICE SCANNER RADIO MODELS - Works on all handheld Whistler police scanners including the TRX-1 and WS1040
  • DURABLE PLASTIC - Rest your police scanner radio on durable plastic with a notch cut out on the back for belt clips
Bestseller No. 16
Uniden SDS200 Advanced X Base/Mobile Digital Trunking Scanner, Incorporates The Latest True I/Q...
  • True I/Q Receiver, Trunk Tracker X
  • Direct Ethernet Connectivity for Streaming and Control
  • Complete USA/Canada Radio Database
  • Location Control for Simple Operation
  • 3. 5" Customizable Color Display
Bestseller No. 18
Bingfu Police Radio Scanner Antenna 20-1300MHz 7 Sections Telescopic BNC Male Antenna Ham Radio...
  • Frequency Range: 20MHz - 1300MHz; 7 Sections; Length: 20cm - 115cm; VSWR: < 2.0; Impedance: 50 ohm; Antenna Connector: BNC Male Connector;
  • Compatible with: Police Radio Scanner, Ham Radio, Two Way Radio, Amateur Radio, Portable Handheld CB Radio, Wireless Microphone System, Frequency...
  • Easy to install, compatible with handheld, indoor and mobile radios, scanners, the antenna body can be bent to 90 degrees, easy to carry.
  • Package List: 1 x Antenna (As the Picture Shown);
  • Compatible with Uniden, Whistler Police Radio Scanners and Cobra, Uniden, Midland and Maxon Portable Handheld CB Radios.
Bestseller No. 19
Bingfu VHF UHF Ham Radio Amateur Radio Mobile Radio Scanner Antenna Police Scanner Antenna Magnetic...
  • Frequency Range: 20MHz - 1300MHz; Compatible with: Public Radio Scanner, Ham Radio, Two Way Radio, Walkie Talkie, Mobile Radio; VSWR: < 2.0;...
  • Package List: 1 x Antenna (As the Picture Shown);
  • Compatible with Uniden Radio Scanner: SR30C, Bearcat BC125AT, BCD436HP, BC75XLT, BCD325P2, BC355N, BCD996P2, BC365CRS, BCT15X, BCD536HP, BC345CRS,...
  • Compatible with Whistler Radio Scanner: WS1040 WS1088 WS1010 WS1080 WS1025 WS1065 TRX1 TRX2;
  • Compatible with Radio Shack Radio Scanner: PRO-2018 PRO-197 PRO-650 PRO-163 PRO-405 PRO-528 PRO-668 PRO-94 PRO-404 PRO-95 PRO-62 PRO-83;
SaleBestseller No. 20
Analog Desktop Scanner
  • PC programmable - allows users to backup data
  • update database and program scanner directly from a PC

What should you look for when purchasing the best police scanner?

To purchase the right product, you need to research its qualities and flaws.

Diversity is highly important since it offers options for different budgets and lifestyles. Choosing the best police scanner requires asking yourself the right questions to ensure the product is precisely what you need.

To make your money’s worth, you should thoroughly research the options you are presented with and ask the following questions:

  • How does buying police scanner benefit me?
  • Is it worth the price?
  • Which police scanner is the best option to go for in the nowadays market?
  • What features are essential when purchasing the police scanner?
  • Which brand of the this is most trustworthy?
  • Which police scanner has the best price/value ratio?

You are bound to have even more vitally important questions when purchasing the police scanner. The best way to inform yourself about it is a meticulous exploration of internet resources and research for second opinions and customer reviews.

Various websites can hold pieces of information necessary for purchasing a top-notch product. Forums, reviews, and rating websites can all offer you the instrumental info needed to buy the best possible police scanner. In order to get accurate information, you should explore trustworthy websites that have a history of providing customers with specific and genuine content.

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It helps us to put together a high-quality buying guide that will provide you with pros and cons, features, and reasons the product is the right choice for you. To get the police scanner that will suit your needs best, you should consider the following factors:

Advantages of the Brand

Every brand of police scanner holds different values to it. Typically, each and every brand will have something unique that will attract your attention and make you consider their product as the leading option. The more unique the feature is, the more it will allure you to the product and its value.

Features

Each product has some value that separates it from the pack. Therefore, always ask yourself what features are relevant when purchasing the police scanner? What is essential for this product to have?

Value of the product

This factor is crucial since it can tell you how much value you will get for your money’s worth when purchasing this.

Customer reviews

The second opinion always matters when you cannot decide on which product you should opt for. These reviews will paint you the picture of the police scanner by real-world customers that had experience with the product and inform you on how well it served them.

Customer ratings


Customer ratings are similar to reviews but offer you a number or star rating of the police scanner, which can tip the scales when you are unsure which product to choose.

Reliability

To get the police scanner that will serve your purposes and pay off, you need to choose a reliable and durable one. High-quality product equals wise investment and peace of mind.

Beware off-brands

Purchasing the off-brand police scanner is unwise. Always look for reliable brands that offer you the highest possible quality and are trusted and recognized as a legitimate option.

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FAQ:

Q: What is the best police scanner?

A: Best overall: Uniden BCD536HP HomePatrol Series Base/Mobile Scanner N Courtesy of Amazon N The Uniden BCD536HP is an… Editor’s pick: Uniden BCD996P2 Digital Scanner N Courtesy of Amazon N The Uniden BCD996P2 is ideal for anyone interested… Best for low prices: Whistler WS1025 Analog Desktop Scanner N Courtesy of Amazon N If what you want is a basic…

Q: How do I buy a police scanner?

A: Choose a tabletop or handheld. Depending on how you plan to use it,one or the other is likely a better fit for your needs. Know that most scanner models are similar. There are more and less expensive ones,but the difference is not in quality of sound but rather in the amount of … Know that the antenna matters as much as the model. …

Q: Is it legal to listen to a police scanner?

A: Answer: In almost every state, it is legal to listen to police radio communication inside of your home using a police scanner. However, local laws can make it illegal to listen to a police scanner without a permit. For example, in the City of Los Angeles, listening to a police scanner without a permit is unlawful.

Q: Where can I listen to a police scanner?

A: Broadcastify is a free website to listen to police scanner radios. As you can see in the screenshot above you can listen, broadcast, or connect using this website. Police departments can connect their live feeds online using this website. You can also broadcast your scanner for free.