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    Police Scanner Apps

    If you’ve ever watched a bunch of emergency vehicles go speeding by and wondered where they’re headed, it might be easier to find out than you think. That’s because a number of apps are available that allow you to easily and legally listen in on emergency chatter happening all around you, as PC Mike Wendland explains this week. Broadcastify is among the more popular emergency radio apps, featuring more than 5,700 police, fire, ambulance, aviation, rail, marine, and even amateur radio streams. Search by name and location, and create a list of favorites. You can also sign up for alerts for major incidents. The app is free for iOS and…