David Faulkner is a senior public safety advisor for the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet Authority), serving public safety stakeholders in Arizona and Nevada. David first joined the FirstNet Authority in 2016.
David has an extensive background in law enforcement, having previously served 33 years with the Phoenix Police Department. During his tenure, he held a range of positions including supervisory positions for 25 years of his career. He was commander of the violent crime bureau, which included homicide and robbery investigations. He also worked extensively on gang and narcotic investigations. He supervised a dispatch and 9-1-1 center and oversaw the buildout of a $120 million 800 MHz radio system.