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The 2012 NATO Chicago Summit brings world leaders to Chicago May 20-21

Chicago Police demonstrate two LRAD communication devices

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[ABC7 ](http://abclocal.go.com/wls/story?section=news%2Flocal&id=8661428)reports that Chicago Police have two new $20,000 LRADs-Long Range Acoustic Devices-ready for the Chicago NATO Summit. The devices can be used to broadcast messages to crowds up to a kilometer away. Although the devices are also capable of emitting a high-decibel screech to disperse crowds, Chicago Police say they don’t intend to use the devices that way.

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