Wednesday, April 6, 2011

The Scanner Gazette - Woonsocket, RI Police Going Digital

By Jonathan Higgins

Woonsocket, RI moving to RI Statewide Communications Network (RISCON)
Woonsocket Police just finished instilling the new digital radios in the cruiser and the portables radios will be given to the officers soon. No date been set for the switch over. - Read More

Woonsocket will join other Rhode Island agencies on the RISCON System: RI State Police, City Of Providence, Cranston Fire, and Little Compton just to name a few.

Rebanding Montgomery County, PA Trunking System
Montgomery County is trying to decide to upgrade or replace the 13 year old analog/digital trunking system. – Read more

Police Scanning takes center stage!
In the Chicago area? You may want to see “Star Witness” at “The House Theater of Chicago”. A story about Grandmother and her 19 year old Granddaughter spend their evening listening to the Police Scanner. But tragedy strikes in the small town of Somerset, IL when a little girl has gone missing. – Read more