Various models of the Uniden Bearcat police scanner are available for purchase at Uniden.com, Scannermaster.com and Bearcatwarehouse.com. Amazon.com also offers two types of Uniden Bearcat scanners, both of which are rated with at least four out of five stars.
Both handheld and mountable versions of the Uniden Bearcat are available in police scanner and CB form. The model line also offers older models and models with fewer features for sale. The Bearcat Warehouse offers discontinued and discounted scanners. Most of these, as well as ones found on other websites selling these scanners, are digital. Scanner Master offers information on the advantages and disadvantages of using digital forms of police scanners as well as other information about the history of police scanners, features available on them, and their wide variety of uses. These uses generally fall into the categories of security, information and/or enjoyment. The use of them caters to hobbyists, new media, public servants, and ordinary citizens who are interested in having regular updates of the news that is happening around them. The line of Uniden Bearcat police scanners is a popular choice among people using them for any of these reasons due to its brand recognition, good reviews and the many features its scanners offer.