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APD response times continue to climb (NM)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — It takes Albuquerque police 23 minutes longer to get you than it did eight years ago. A Target 7 investigation into the Albuquerque Police Department’s response times shows there has been a 93 percent since increase 2011 and response times have...

Junction City EMS Uses FirstNet in Local, Regional, and National Response

By Brent Williams, Senior EMS Advisor, First Responder Network Authority
Junction City Fire Department’s EMS services a rural, Midwest community in Kansas, which presents some communication challenges. To address these challenges, Junction City Fire Department uses FirstNet, whether for long distance transports to the nearest trauma facility, coordinating regional recovery efforts after a tornado, or deploying across the country to respond to a national disaster. 

Neal recognized with 911 service award

Marshall County Judge-Executive Kevin Neal traveled to Washington, D.C., last week as one of eight individuals and organizations recognized for their contributions to providing a better 911 service and support for dispatchers. Wes Wright, Next Generation 911 (NG911)...

NG911 Institute Announces 911 Honor Award Winners

The Virginia Information Technologies Agency (VITA) is pleased to announce that their Integrated Services Program (ISP) won the Outstanding 911 Call Center/Program award.  The Next Generation 911 Institute (NG911 Institute) announced the winners of the 17th...

Accomack Moves 2021 Budget to Hearing

The Accomack County Board of Supervisors voted to advertise public hearings for the fiscal year 2021 budget and the tax rate, after making changes to provide for the first year of costs associated with a regional public safety radio communications system. [...] A...

Shawnee emergency dispatcher wins award

Julie Daniels, an emergency telecommunicator with the Shawnee Police Department, was recently recognized by the International Academies of Emergency Dispatch™ (IAED®) for her exemplary efforts in responding to a 911 call. The IAED reports it has awarded Daniels with...

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