By Charles Murph, Senior Public Safety Advisor, First Responder Network Authority
Traditional first responders—law enforcement, fire services, emergency medical services, 911/dispatch and emergency management—often rely on a broad ecosystem of partners to help them coordinate response efforts that keep people safe. Public works, utilities, schools and hospitals are critical in helping public safety officials better plan for, respond to, and recover from incidents that can overwhelm communities.
FirstNet is designed for the public safety community, but it is also available to the extended community that is called on to help support first responders during emergency response and recovery. These extended primary users can include essential government services, education, healthcare, transportation, utilities, and other organizations. READ MORE