It is important to note that Channel 9 is the designated emergency channel, while channel 19 is used as the highway channel.
Channels 13 and 14 are the nearest to the 27.12MHz frequency and are used for high-power industrial devices.
In general police scanners are legal and can be used, however, they must be utilized in certain ways that are not considered unlawful.
It would be obvious to say that they cannot be used to assist in committing a crime. Drug dealers listening in on the…