NG9-1-1 Links

The agencies and organizations on this page are all directly involved in making NG9-1-1 a reality.

The National Emergency Number Association – NENA, the 9-1-1 Association.

APCO International – the Association of Public Safety Communications Officials.

Internet Engineering Task Force – Provides the standards for IP-based communications, which serves as the “backbone” of NG 9-1-1

NENA’s NG Partner Program – The National Emergency Number Association’s Next Generation 9-1-1 partner program.

911 Dispatcher Education – The information on the website includes experience requirements, job duties, and salary expectations that will help individuals in career advancement.

Government Agencies

U.S. Dept. of Transportation NG 9-1-1 Initiative – The agency that supported the NG 9-1-1 Proof of Concept project. You’ll find lots of detail on this site, along with the concept, testing, and report documents from the Proof of Concept test project.

Homeland Security Safecom program – Provides research, development, and testing guidelines related to interoperable Public Safety communications.

Communications Security, Reliability, and Interoperability Council – facilitates enhancement of Public Safety communications networks.

National Telecommunications and Information Administration – A bureau of the Commerce Dept. Involved in R&D, standards development, and spectrum management.

National 911 Office - E9-1-1 Implementation Coordination Office.

Note: if your agency or organization is making a significant contribution to the NG 9-1-1 effort, and you are not listed here, please visit our Contact Page, and tell us about it.