Oakland Cops Decide to Not Use Sound Cannon on Protesters

Updated: The Oakland Police Department has shelved its controversial new crowd-control weapon, a sonic cannon capable of causing extreme pain, because of efforts by activists who posted links on Facebook to the recent purchase order of the Long Range Acoustic Device 300 X Mass Communications System.

18,656FansLike
0FollowersFollow
67,429FollowersFollow
Support the East Bay Express, local news, donate

Newsletter sign-up

eLert sign-up

Oakland
scattered clouds
49.8 ° F
53.6 °
46 °
76 %
2.9mph
40 %
Wed
64 °
Thu
63 °
Fri
61 °
Sat
60 °
Sun
59 °