For law enforcement agencies, listening to a scanner is part of the job.
But for some people, listening is a hobby.
Police scanners transmit information from officers and firefighters throughout our area.
A lot of chatter comes across, keeping a loyal group of scanner listeners informed and entertained.
Wednesday night on Newsline 9 at 10:00, we'll meet the people who tune in faithfully to listen to scanners 24/7 and why that can be both good and bad for officers.