Listening Options

The Frederick Scanner audio feed can be accessed by many mobile devices. Below are some apps that can be used to listen in.

iPhone and iPad

The Official Frederick Scanner App ($0.99) -The Frederick Scanner is a live audio stream of Frederick, Maryland Police, Fire, Rescue, Highway and Airport communications. Just install, start the app, press the green button and you’re tapped into the Frederick scene.

The FredScanner Pro includes:

  • A new look.
  • Ability to know what channel current transmission is on.
  • Audio level meter.
  • Auto-reconnect if app is disconnected from network.
  • Bottom toolbar
  • FredScanner Tweets
  • Direct Links to Live CHART Traffic Cams.
  • Direct Links to Frederick Webcam shots.
  • Most Current Local News Links


  • Police Scanner Radio (FREE or $4.99) – Police Radio Scanner lets you listen to Police and Radio scanners from around the world. USA, Canada, UK, Germany, Japan, Italy, Chile, Austria with more scanners added all the time.
  • PoliceStreamFree (FREE or $1.99) – Even cops get it. Listen to 2500+ mostly US police/fire/ems stations streams almost in real time. Streams come from independent providers and may be on/off line


  • Scanner Radio Scanner Radio (FREE or $0.99) – Allows you to listen live to over 2,900 police and fire scanners, railroad communications, and weather radio broadcasts from around the world using your BlackBerry® (with more being added daily).

We are not endorsing or recommending these apps. Check your mobile device data plan before using.