Radio equipment sits atop Saddle Mountain near Juneau. The Juneau Police Department shares this equipment with other agencies. The department is looking into changing its radio system to keep its scanner chatter private. (Courtesy Photo | Juneau Police Department)

Radio equipment sits atop Saddle Mountain near Juneau. The Juneau Police Department shares this equipment with other agencies. The department is looking into changing its radio system to keep its scanner chatter private. (Courtesy Photo | Juneau Police Department)

Should Juneau follow Anchorage’s footsteps and encrypt police scanners?

Doing so could protect officers and victims, police say

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