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The Best Scanner and Emergency Service Radio Apps for iOS

The Best Scanner and Emergency Service Radio Apps for iOS

Do you ever hear those sirens and are curious where they are headed and what is happening? With iOS scanner and radio apps for emergency services, like the police, EMS, and fire, you will never wonder again.

Police Scanner Radio

Police Scanner Radio

LogiCord LLC

Police Scanner Radio

For those who want an emergency radio scanner with a term description section.

Police Scanner Radio covers over 5,000 radio feeds for fire, rescue, and other emergency services. The app is easy to use, lets you save your favorite channels, works in the background, and allows you to search by country, state, and county. Get instant access to new feeds and stay in-the-know with Police Scanner Radio.

Why we love it

Police Scanner Radio not only gives you a great selection of emergency radio channels, but also a description of the terms used so you know exactly what is happening.

Mobile Scanners — Your Local Emergency Radio Feeds

Mobile Scanners — Your Local Emergency Radio Feeds

Wrights Creative Services, L.L.C.

Mobile Scanners — Your Local Emergency Radio Feeds

For those who want a scanner app that includes weather emergencies and missing child reports.

Mobile Scanners — Your Local Emergency Radio Feeds gives you access to over 3,000 feeds from around the world including weather emergencies from the NOAA. You can set up custom feeds, check the 10-code table and phonetic alphabet, and share what’s happening via social media.

Why we love it

Mobile Scanners — Your Local Emergency Radio Feeds lets you tune in to see what’s going on in your local area.

iScan - Police and Fire Scanner

iScan - Police and Fire Scanner

Bean's Bytes, LLC

iScan - Police and Fire Scanner

For those who want a scanner app with a map and police code details.

The iScan - Police and Fire Scanner app lets you select your favorite feeds and add custom ones as well. With a map for viewing emergency call locations, night mode, and alpha tags, this scanner tool is a handy one. You can also check out a list of police 10-codes right the app.

Why we love it

With the iScan - Police and Fire Scanner app, you not only get emergency stations, but a map, 10-codes, and night mode.

911 Dispatch

911 Dispatch

Christopher Coudriet

911 Dispatch

For those who want a scanner with maps and top emergency feeds.

911 Dispatch supports alpha tags, lets you save your favorite channels, and background audio support. Check the map in satellite or hybrid modes, review the 10-codes, and listen to the top 100 feeds. The app provides an LCD interface to provide the look and feel of a physical emergency radio.

Why we love it

For a scanner with a cool interface and features to match, check out 911 Dispatch.

Police Radio

Police Radio

LogiCord LLC

Police Radio

For those who want an emergency radio scanner to find channels based on GPS.

Police Radio is the free version of Police Scanner Radio ($1.99) that covers over 5,000 radio feeds for fire, rescue, and other emergency services. The app lets you save your favorite channels and allows you to search by country, state, and county in addition to receiving GPS-based channels. A missing feature from this free version is the ability to listen in the background.

Why we love it

Police Radio gives you a good selection of emergency radio channels with the ability to search for nearby channels using GPS.

Action Scanner PRO - Police Fire and EMS

Action Scanner PRO - Police Fire and EMS

Geoffrey Rainville

Action Scanner PRO - Police Fire and EMS

For those who want a scanner that also covers amateur radio repeaters.

With 3,600 feeds from 19 countries, Action Scanner PRO - Police Fire and EMS offers great features. You can scan up to six stations at the same time, organize feeds to switch between them quickly, set up a sleep timer, and use it in the background. For police, fire, EMS, and even amateur radio repeaters, this app has it all.

Why we love it

Listen to the feeds you really need with the easy-to-use Action Scanner PRO - Police Fire and EMS app.

Scanner911 Pro

Scanner911 Pro

Fullscreen, LLC

Scanner911 Pro

For those who want a scanner app with an instant replay feature.

Scanner911 Pro gives you exclusive features in addition to the basics. Not only can you listen to the emergency stations, but pull a slider to hear an instant replay, view a visual level history, and edit or upload recordings. Listen live, check the police code chart, and play it in the background.

Why we love it

For emergency stations, Scanner911 Pro provides fire, police, air traffic control, and more with an option to replay what you hear.