• Effective immediately we will be deleting, without notice, any negative threads or posts that deal with the use of encryption and streaming of scanner audio.

    We've noticed a huge increase in rants and negative posts that revolve around agencies going to encryption due to the broadcasting of scanner audio on the internet. It's now worn out and continues to be the same recycled rants. These rants hijack the threads and derail the conversation. They no longer have a place anywhere on this forum other than in the designated threads in the Rants forum in the Tavern.

    If you violate these guidelines your post will be deleted without notice and an infraction will be issued. We are not against discussion of this issue. You just need to do it in the right place. For example:


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    Philadelphia FD **LODD**

    Line Of Duty Death: Philadelphia fire was operating a 3rd Alarm fire today on Box 1232 at 748 South 4th Street. All hands were being put to work. While on the roof Captain Michael Goodwin of Ladder 27 fell thru the roof due to a collapse and was subsequently trapped under the rubble. A second...
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    LODD - Sedgwick County Sheriff Deputy dies in line of Duty

    A Sedgwick County Sheriff Deputy died due to injuries received while responding to a larceny call in the 3600 block of S. Rock Road, Just outside of McConnell AFB, in the Wichita, KS Area. The deputy was a 1 and a half year member of the department. 26 years old, married, and has children. The...
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    5-5-5-5 Madison Square Fire Anniversary

    Today, 17 October 2008, is the 42nd anniversary of the Madison Square Fire in which the followiing 12 Members lost their lives: Deputy Chief Thomas Reilly Battalion Chief Walter Higgins Lt. Joseph Priore Lt. John Finley Fireman William McCarron Fireman James Galanaugh Fireman Joseph Kelly...