Okay, here’s your Saturday Diversion.
Wanna know what is going on in the city of Mobile, Alabama?
Specifically, what’s going on minute-by-minute with the Mobile Police Department?
Well, if you lived in Mobile, and you had a police scanner you could.
Of course, if you had a police scanner, and you didn’t live in Mobile, you would be listening to your own police department action, right?
Ah, but here’s your Saturday diversion, even if you don’t live in Mobile AND don’t have a police scanner. The good folks at www.al.com and the Mobile Police Department and the miracle of Real Player and the Internet, you can log on to an Internet police scanner and listen to what’s going on in Mobile on Saturday night or any night for that matter.
It ain’t like watching COPS, but it’s pretty darn close; well on COPS you don’t have to listen to the radio calls about the cops purchasing gas, giving mileage numbers on their vehicles or going on break, but hey, you gotta take the exciting with the mundane.
Okay gotta go now, I wanna hear what happened to those juveniles that were trespassing.
UPDATE: November 2015; The Police Scanner provided by AL.com is no longer functioning. The Mobile Sheriff’s Department’s online scanner can be heard at Broadcastify. Mobile County Sheriffs Department
Mobile City Police Department is also now available on Broadcastify as well as various cell phone applications through Google Play.