Can you hear them now? Vancouver police purchase sonic crowd control device

Like most of us in this lead up to Christmas, the Vancouver Police Department has done some thumbing from the new toys catalogue, but unlike us, they didn’t wait for Christmas to get that one shiny new thing that was on their minds.

News reports out of Vancouver have their police department purchasing an item called the LRAD, an acronym for Long Range Acoustic Device. In fact, the device was put into use in a communications mode during this past summer’s festival of Light, where it was used as a high tech bullhorn…

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