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Follow the dragnet: Website lets you stream police blotter

By Jessica Parks | 5 Oct 2011

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Wanting up-to-the-second news on police chases, natural disasters and, now, manhunts is nothing new. But thanks to new technology, you don’t need a police scanner to get a raw feed of information. While police scour a Sunnyvale neighborhood in search of a shooting suspect, more than 1,000 people are monitoring police radio traffic at RadioReference.com, according to the latest data, and sharing the link on Twitter.

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