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LRAD in the News

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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LRAD Deployed to Disperse Unruly Campus Concert Crowd in Maryland

(Courtesy of delmarvanow.com)

“Chief Tim Bozman of Princess Anne Police Department also confirmed that his agency responded to the scene to help with dispersing the crowd. Bozman said officers from his department were requested by state police to deploy its LRAD system, a portable speaker officers can use to communicate with crowds. “Its a very good piece of equipment for incidents like this,” Bozman said.”

 

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Warning at Sea: Be Prepared, Be Ready

(Courtesy of Eurasia Review)

“Over the years, technology advances and user needs have resulted in the development of more effective equipment like Long Range Acoustic Devices (LRAD) that direct sound from greater ranges towards the threat.”

 

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Columbus, OH Police Department Demonstrates LRAD 450XL

(Courtesy of WCMH-TV Columbus, OH)

Columbus police unveiled a new, high-tech audio device which they plan to use for crowd control. The LRAD, or Long Range Acoustic Device has the ability to clearly broadcast messages with a range of 1.8 miles. The device can be used by SWAT for barricaded suspects or to communicate with citizens in the event of an emergency. But it’s most likely use will be to communicate with crowds.

 

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LRAD Wins Two Platinum AST Homeland Security Awards

(Courtesy of American Security Today)

The LRAD 360X and the LRAD 100X have been honored by American Security Today (AST) with Platinum Awards respectively as ‘Best Mass Notification System’ and ‘Best Long Range Acoustic Hailing System.’

 

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