Can police scanners be traced?

I was looking on ebay and i saw those multi-band scanners, I thought, what if i stumble upon a police frequency and it got...... stuck on it, would i get traced? because i know you can't, legaly, listen to the police, something to do with you can't listen to radio/mobile phone messages or calls that... show more I was looking on ebay and i saw those multi-band scanners, I thought, what if i stumble upon a police frequency and it got...... stuck on it, would i get traced? because i know you can't, legaly, listen to the police, something to do with you can't listen to radio/mobile phone messages or calls that aren't inteded for you.
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