Mosquito sonic device

Philadelphia’s Department of Parks and Recreation has installed sonic devices at 31 public spaces in the city, meant to keep teens away at night and prevent vandalism and loitering. But some residents and public officials say this type of age-based targeting is discriminatory. Will Philly continue using the devices, or perhaps ban them altogether?

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