Toronto police get ‘sound cannons’ for G20 – Long-range acoustic devices can be used for crowd control

Thursday, May 27, 2010
By Paul Martin

Jennifer Yang
SnardFarker.com
May 27, 2010

Riotous protesters marching at the G20 summit next month may be greeted with ear-splitting “sound cannons,” the latest Toronto police tool for quelling unruly crowds.

Toronto police have purchased four, long-range acoustic devices (LRAD) — often referred to as sound guns or sound cannons — for the upcoming June 26-27 summit, the Star has learned.

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