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FirstNet Comes Home: The Major City (Police) Chiefs Association Annual Meeting

FirstNet President TJ Kennedy addresses the MCCA at its annual meeting on May 31, 2017
June 27, 2017

Recently, First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) President TJ Kennedy and AT&T Senior Vice President-FirstNet Chris Sambar presented on the Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network to the Major City (Police) Chiefs Association (MCCA) at their annual meeting in Las Vegas.

PSAC Association Profile: American Public Works Association (APWA)

The American Public Works Association (APWA) has 29,000 active members, and is a leading organization representing municipal and county public agencies responsible for over 70% of the U.S. road systems and much of the nation’s other public infrastructure.
June 22, 2017

Traditional first responders, such as law enforcement, fire and EMS personnel, rush to the scene of an incident and their mission to save lives is clear. But what about the other responders involved in an emergency who quickly clear and repair the roads or help restore electricity and water after an emergency event?

PSAC Recap: Outreach, State Plans, Network Solutions Focus of Summer Meeting

FirstNet PSAC holds summer meeting in San Antonio on June 15, 2017
June 16, 2017

Yesterday, members of FirstNet’s Public Safety Advisory Committee (PSAC) met in San Antonio, Texas, for the first in-person meeting of the year.  Thirty-four PSAC members gathered to review FirstNet’s most recent progress, hear from leaders in the organization, and update general membership on findings related to its task teams and working groups.

FirstNet Board Member Gov. James Douglas to States, Public Safety: ‘Keep your eyes on the prize’

FirstNet Chair Sue Swenson Delivers Keynote at the 2017 PSCR Public Safety Broadband Stakeholder Meeting

FirstNet Chair Sue Swenson delivers opening remarks at the 2017 PSCR Public Safety Broadband Meeting in San Antonio, TX
June 12, 2017

Remarks by Sue Swenson, FirstNet Chair
Public Safety Communications Research (PSCR) Program Public Safety Broadband Stakeholder Meeting, San Antonio, TX, June 12, 2017

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