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5-0 Radio Police Scanner

By Smartest Apps LLC

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Tap into the largest collection of live police, firefighters, aircraft, railroad, marine, emergency, and ham radios. Be the first to know about important news, events, or any major crime waves happening in your town.

Thanks for making us one of top 100 most downloaded iOS app since 2009. This app has been downloaded over 20 million times!

- Listen to feeds in the background. You can run other apps while listening to the police. Just email a link to yourself and tap it to listen to it in the background.
- Automatically attempts to reconnect the feed if you lose the connection.
- Listen to feeds on your desktop/laptop computer. Email yourself a link to the feed, and open that link on your browser or with your favorite mp3 player.
- Ability to Add Feeds
- Brand new built-in Web Browser allows you to browse the web while listening to a feed in the background.
- The web browser also automatically detects feeds and integrates it with the radio. Now you can add feeds from the web by simply tapping on the feed's link via our browser.
- The web browser blocks most ads.
- Share feeds with your friends by email. They do not need to buy this app to listen with you.
- Top 100 Feeds list
- Aircraft and Train Feeds
For listings, go here:
- Worldwide coverage. Although, we may not have your country covered, our app is always expanding and looking for new police radios to tap into.
- List scanners by county. Don't just list all feeds in a state, get only the ones that are from your city/county.
- Integrated map that finds your location and the location of the feed. Now you can find where the action is happening and follow along.
- Built-in police/EMS/fire/military codes and phonetic alphabet for easy interpretation. Good for any beginners who do not have the proper training and have trouble remembering what the codes mean.
- Save your favorites to the front screen of the app for quick one-tap access.
- This app will dynamically grab a new list of sources so that you will always be the first to get any new police feeds out there.
- See the popularity of each feed. Each feed lists the number of listeners who are following the action along with you.
- Choose new skins or make your own. Skins can be any photo you choose from your photos library.
- New police feeds and others are added on an hourly basis, so keep checking if we added yours recently.

*Note: Our paid app called 5-0 Radio PRO adds over 50,000 more feeds - Search for "5-0 Radio Pro" on iTunes to find it.

It is legal in most countries to listen to police feeds. However, it is illegal in some places to use this app to aid in the commission of a crime or to pose as a police officer when you are not. It may also be illegal to use it while driving. Please consult your local laws before using this app outside of your home.

Is it fake?
It's very real. Each feed comes from a person in that region with an expensive police scanner and is sharing the signal with you via the internet.

The delay between the real radio feed and this app is only a few seconds.

Check out our website for other great free apps from us

What's New in Version 37.0

Optimized for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus
Optimizations made for 64-bit devices
Fixed various minor bugs


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Customer Reviews

5.0 App

Necessary Tool from time to time. Instantly you can determine and know if crime in your area is an immediate danger to you and your family. Have tried other Police Scanner Apps and this is the best. It works and works well. Really believe in this App. Originally my neighbors and me all downloaded this App due to a shooting in our neighborhood. They all knew about 5.0 and recommended it. Also, once all of a sudden we were stopped and surrounded by several cop cars (guns drawn). They directed us to pull over and park. Opened the 5.0 App there was a bank robbery in the area. Happy to know it was not me they were after. Could just sit and calm down listening to 5.0. Another day there was a Report of a shooter on our college campus (reported on CNN). Big relief to hear the all clear on 5.0. Relatives downloaded 5.0 App and listened as some had children who are students on the campus. Very reliable App. Don't like Ads. App isn't available all the time.

This app is amazing

I found this app to be really amazing because 1 it's a police scanner and u can listen to just about any channel in the world !!!! If u want to hear a police channel in itialy there's a channel for it !!! If u want to here a police channel any where in the united states you can get a channel for that !!! If u want to listen to a EMS channel there's one for that as well !! If u want to listen to air traffic control there's a channel for that as well !!! This app is so cool I used this app just 2 days ago and I heard the discovery space shuttle come back to earth and land at the kennedy space center in Florida and I live in PA !!! This app is just that cool and it's very informing if u like to listen to the police chatter and u get there universal codes as well so now not only can you listen to them but now you can understand what there doing cause you have there number codes !! This app is just awesome !!

Very Good Scanner App

I like this scanner app a great deal. It does everything expected of a scanner, and its search function to find viable channels keep one from having to enter a bunch of frequency numbers (though you can do so if for some reason it doesn't find the channel you are looking for). It has a nice little timer that you can turn on in order to keep track of arrival time of units and total length of time the incident lasts. All in all a nice app though there are some units, like The Alaska State Troopers, do to their use of a "trunk dispatching and communication" system. Hopefully that will be next!

5-0 Radio Police Scanner
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Utilities
  • Updated:
  • Version: 37.0
  • Size: 40.8 MB
  • Languages: English, Bokmål, Norwegian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Traditional Chinese, Turkish
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Rated 9+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes

Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus.

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