We heard a few years back that our Half-Mile Hailer Public Address System helped end a standoff in a hostage situation (see PA system in Hostage Situation video here).
We recently ran across another hostage situation describing how integral a PA System was in ending the standoff peacefully.
In these stressful, dangerous, and tense situations, a clear means of commuications is vital to achieving a safe outcome. SWAT teams and police officers need to be able to extend their voices.
"We're not going to leave until we talk to you," a sheriff's deputy said over a public address system in front of the home at 22659 Sunnybrook Lane.Watch footage of the PA system in use during the standoff:
"We need you to come outside with your hands up, Nicholas."
"We're here to help you."
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