Liberal, KS

Now: 75 °F

Currently: Fair

Hi: 75 °F | Lo: 51 °F

Sunday

Hi: 88 °F 

Lo: 48 °F

Monday

Hi: 70 °F 

Lo: 42 °F

Tuesday

Hi: 64 °F 

Lo: 39 °F

Wednesday

Hi: 75 °F 

Lo: 45 °F

Thursday

Hi: 80 °F 

Lo: 47 °F

Garden City Police Scrambling Radio Traffic

KSCB News - July 13, 2010 12:00 am

Garden City uses encryption to stop listeners Garden City police have begun

scrambling broadcasts over police radios, making it impossible for

people to listen in on police scanners.

Garden City police Sgt. Michael Reagle says the department

decided to use encryption to protect officers’ safety. And he says

it prevents criminals from hearing police calls, which might warn

them officers are on the way.

The Garden City Telegram reports that several residents are

frustrated with the new police policy.

Therese Cruz, who used to listen to scanner traffic, says

encryption prevents residents from knowing what’s going on in the

western Kansas city.

 

Latest Stories

50 Years of Chunking Chips in Beaver OK

The 50th Annual World Championship Cowchip Throw was held in Beaver Oklahoma, on a warm, windy...

Kansas Law Enforcement Cracks Down on Drugged Drivers

TOPEKA, Kan. — According to a 2016 AAA poll in Kansas, only 63 percent of people...

Broadcast Square audio archives April 15 to 19, 2019

You can listen to archived Broadcast Square audio from the week of April 15 to 19,...