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Sunday, November 20, 2011

PA Systems are a MUST for Police and SWAT Teams!

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.
"We need you to come outside with your hands up, Nicholas."
"We're here to help you."
Watch footage of the PA system in use during the standoff:

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