Crazy Things Heard on Philly Police Scanner After Super Bowl

Update, Feb. 5, 11:46 a.m.: Philly erupted into celebration last night following the Eagles’ Super Bowl victory. While reports indicate that the revelry was largely peaceful, many of its excesses were captured via police scanner chatter as officers mobilized to contain the pandemonium.

10:20 p.m. “Thousands going south on Broad Street from Spring Garden.”

10:36 p.m. “We need somebody at Broad and Walnut, southwest corner. People on the pole.”

10:40 p.m. “I got about 2,000 college students coming from Walnut Street to 30th to Center City.”

10:46 p.m. “It’s endless, chief. Endless.”

10:50 p.m. “I got people coming up the ramps on 676 eastbound. I don’t have a clue how they’re getting up … Should I go up to get those people off 676?”

10:53 p.m. “About four stories above the Wawa we got people out on the ledge. I can’t tell how they came up. If they’re not allowed to be there can we get them down? … They’re coming out of the window up there.”


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