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With a standard Amateur license, you have no authorization to operate outside of
the amateur frequency bands, and if you're using commercial type-accepted ham
equipment, it won't operate outside of those bands anyway.

Public Safety radio services don't operate in the amateur frequency bands. You can
listen to them any time, with a 'scanner' that covers the police bands, but you can't
talk to them.

If you have a special license and different equipment, or if the local police want to
acquire ham equipment to use in emergencies, then that's a different story.
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