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Sheriff's Deputies Chase Stolen Sheriff's SUV (Audio
- added 07/01/06) A distraught woman being detained for questioning regarding a stolen
car steals a Sheriff's 4-Wheel SUV and leads deputies on a
two-hour long chase on surface streets in Lancaster, CA. During the
chase, a deputy talks with the woman over the patrol vehicle's radio
pleading with her to pull-over. This event was televised live
during a morning newscast. I remember watching this live and
listening to the "play-by-play" action over the
scanner as this event unfolded. See "Related
Link" below for the complete video of this event as it
Note: Due to the length of this pursuit
(2-hours+) and large size of the clip, only two portions of the full
clip are provided below.
National Weather Service
"All Hazards" Broadcasts
(audio links below)
NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards (NWR) is a nationwide network of radio stations broadcasting continuous weather information directly from a nearby National Weather Service office. NWR broadcasts National Weather Service warnings, watches, forecasts and other hazard information 24 hours a day.
Working with the Federal Communication Commission's (FCC) Emergency Alert System , NWR is an "All Hazards" radio network, making it your single source for comprehensive weather and emergency information. In conjunction with Federal, State, and Local Emergency Managers and other public officials, NWR also broadcasts warning and post-event information for all types of hazards – including natural (such as earthquakes or avalanches), environmental (such as chemical releases or oil spills), and public safety (such as AMBER alerts or 911 Telephone outages).
Known as the "Voice of NOAA's National Weather Service," NWR is provided as a public service by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), part of the Department of Commerce. NWR includes more than 940 transmitters , covering all 50 states, adjacent coastal waters, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the U.S. Pacific Territories. NWR requires a special radio receiver or scanner capable of picking up the signal.
(See "related links" for National Weather Service
Here are a few weather radio broadcast samples of what you
might hear in your area:
+ Weather Radio Audio 1 -
(3min:13sec, 756K, added 03/13/06)
"Special Weather Statement" - special weather
statement of pending severe weather for a particular
+ Weather Radio Audio 2 - (1min:39sec,
390K, added 03/13/06)
"Current Conditions" - this is a weather radio sample
broadcast of current conditions (at the time of recording).
+ Weather Radio Audio 3 -
(1min:57sec, 459K, added 03/13/06)
"Mountain Areas" - this is a weather radio sample
broadcast of conditions in or near mountainous areas.
to Yield" Pursuit Through City Streets (4min:51sec, 642K - added 01/11/06)
The chase is on after an officer attempts to stop a vehicle for
a traffic warrant on a suspended license. This pursuit started
not far from my home and as it continued, passed right in front
of my house and ended just around the block from me. If you have
never had an opportunity to stand and watch as a high-speed
pursuit passes in front of your house, it is quite an adrenaline
rush. I just wish I had taken video of it to post here - darn!.
Off Finger (1min:24sec, 186K - added 01/11/06)
A police volunteer has an unfortunate incident - OUCH!
Hero: California Highway Patrol Officer Killed by Drunk Driver (5min:34sec, 735K - added 10/04/05)
California Highway Patrol Officer David Romero, a 23-year veteran of department, was
killed by a
alleged drunk driver on September 23, 2005. Officer Romero, 47, was stopped at a red light when he was rear-ended and ejected by a car that then collided with another vehicle. The fallen officer was transported by air-rescue ambulance to the nearest trauma center where he died from his injuries. This audio clip covers the local agency's ground and air response and coordination on an Air Rescue "Scoop & Run" at the scene of the accident. Officer Romero is survived by his wife and five children. The suspected drunken driver has been
Texas Police Shoot Suspect (2min:40sec, 177K - added 06/03/05)
Police respond to a call of a suspicious suspect at a Wal-Mart.
Upon arriving, officers attempt to make contact with the suspect
and a deadly confrontation ensues.
High-Speed Pursuit Suspect Gets Away (5min:24sec, 714K - added 06/03/05)
A fleeing suspect leads police on a dangerous high-speed pursuit
through residential streets. The suspect manages to elude
officers after the lead patrol car becomes disabled during the
Pursuit of Reckless Driver Ends in Crash
(14:47 - 1.73MB - added 04/06/05)
LA County Sheriff's deputy on patrol spots a vehicle driving reckless in a neighborhood. As the deputy attempts to catch up to the vehicle the suspect takes off and the chase is on. The chase quickly enters the freeway where the chase ends minutes later in a crash and foot pursuit.
You'll be surprised at what the suspect leaves behind in the
Radio Codes & Signals heard on this clip:
+ "Code-3" - Emergency, Respond w/Lights & Siren
+ "TC'd" (pronounced "tee-seed") - Traffic Collision
+ "Sam" - Field Sergeant
+ "10-20" - Current Location
+ "902R" - Need Rescue/Rescue Responding
+ "927C" - Check area for suspect
Turns into Foot Chase(audio links below)
(2 Parts, see below - added 04/06/05)
An alert police officer spots a vehicle wanted in connection
with a carjacking and the chase is on.