Benton County Options for Police, Fire and EMS Scanners.
The Washington State Patrol use an analog VHF high-band radio system that can be monitored on any scanner. The State DOT use an LTR Multinet radio system which can be monitored but not tracked on any scanner.
Police Departments in Benton County, use a Motorola Type II trunking radio system for the counties radio communications. The best police scanner to monitor this county would be a trunking scanner model. The fire departments in Benton County remain on the conventional VHF frequency, which can be monitored by any police scanner. However, a trunk tracking police scanner is recommended to hear both the police and fire departments.
Please click on the links below for online and printed radio resources for this county: