Taylor Options for Police, Fire and EMS Scanners.
Most Michigan state agencies, including the State Police, use the statewide MPSCS digital trunked radio system, you need a digital police scanner to listen to this.
Many local and county agencies also use MPSCS, so a digital police scanner is required for these agencies as well.
Most of the rest of the state use various VHF or UHF channels that can be monitored on a basic police scanner.
The best scanner to listen to Wayne County, Michigan, including Detroit and the suburbs, is a digital trunktracking scanner. Detroit operates police and fire dispatch on the MPSCS APCO25 digital trunked system. Some other local operations can be monitored with a basic scanner.
The suburban areas use a variety of systems including an EDACS system in Livonia and Motorola trunking systems at the Wayne County and Willow Run airports as well as separate Motorola trunked systems in the Downriver, eastern and western parts of the county.
To monitor the Michigan State Police and other state agencies a digital trunking scanner radio is needed as they operate on the MPSCS APCO25 Digital trunked radio system.
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