King 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.
King County, uses a Motorola Type II trunking radio system for the counties radio communications. The best police scanner is a trunking scanner model. The best Seattle police and fire scanner is a trunking scanner model. In the future it is possible that the city will upgrade to a digital trunking system. The entire King County region operates on a massive trunking radio system.
Please click on the links below for online and printed radio resources for this county: