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LRAD in the News

Lessons from Camp Fire: Staying Alive in California Fire Country

(Courtesy of The Mercury News)

“Menlo Park, whose fire chief, Harold Schapelhouman, is a leader in disaster preparedness, keeps its old-fashioned siren — but also just bought a $150,000 mobile Long Range Acoustic Device which can transmit voice messages…more than a mile away.”

 

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Phoenix, AZ City Council Approves Purchase of LRAD 500X-RE Systems

(Courtesy of KTAR)

“Police in Phoenix will be using long-range hailing devices they said will help them with crowd control and instruction during emergency situations. The City Council approved a $95,000 expenditure for two LRAD 500X systems.”

 

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New LRAD Emergency Alert System Tested in San Jose, CA 8 Months After Coyote Creek Floods

(Courtesy of KTVU)

“(With these systems), we can make automatic loud announcements any time of the day or night…” said San Jose Office of Emergency Management director Ray Riordan.

 

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LRAD Featured Extensively in Maritime Security Article

(Courtesy of International Maritime & Port Security)

In its March/April 2017 article, Sound and Fury, International Maritime & Port Security provided detailed coverage of several LRAD systems and how LRAD is being deployed at sea to fill the critical gap between initial engagement and the escalation of force in maritime security situations.

 

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LRAD Use by Fairbanks, AK PD Helps End Standoff Peacefully

(Courtesy of Fairbanks Daily News Miner)

“The police standoff at a downtown apartment building ended peacefully after several suspects surrendered to Fairbanks police. Police negotiated with the suspects for approximately 4 1/2 hours, occasionally deploying an LRAD, Long Range Acoustical Device that delivers messages and warning tones…”

 

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Sheriff’s Office Demonstrates LRAD, Says it Could ‘Save Lives’

(Courtesy of WBTV.com)

The New Hanover County (North Carolina) Sheriff’s Office demonstrated its new LRAD 450XL to the local media. “With this (LRAD) we can communicate in a very large area…and be heard in real time by everyone,” Chief Deputy Ken Sarvis explained. “In an emergency…it would limit confusion and better yet, save lives.”

 

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