Police Departments Want to Hide Radio Transmissions — No More Police Scanners

Police departments around the country are moving toward secured transmissions on their radio networks. They cite the reason as being that the accessibility of the radio transmissions is allowing people attempting to evade the police to escape more easily. So, the clear solution is to encrypt their radio transmissions. The question is, how many situations does this really come into play? Is this not really an attempt to eliminate the public from listening to what they are up to?

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