NENA News, Press & Stories
Congratulations to the fifty-six 9-1-1 professionals who passed the fall 2019 ENP exam and are now certified Emergency Number Professionals! Well done! For more information on how you too can achieve this prestigious professional designation, visit the ENP webpage.
New International Alliance, Initiated by NENA, Will Work to Accelerate Next Generation Emergency Communications Worldwideby NENA CEO, Brian Fontes
A new pact among public-safety organizations in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Europe will accelerate innovation in the three-digit emergency-communications systems that serve almost 1 billion citizens.
On November 5, I had the... more
Communicating With ConfidenceWednesday, December 12 | 1PM Eastern (live) or On-DemandFREE! Click here to register!
Join NENA for the the latest edition of the Women in 9-1-1 (WIN) webinar series!
The saying ?It?s not so much what you say; but how you say it? does have merit for many women in leadership roles. However, it is also important to keep the audience in mind and adjust your message to... more
Having adjudicated all comments, the subject document is now considered ?stable.? Per NENA IPR, Section 4.5 a ?Stable Form Notice? is being issued and is shown below.
4.5 Declarations during Review
When any Deliverable is in stable form, but before it undergoes review by the NENA Process Review Committee the Committee Resource Manager shall send a Stable Form Notice to all NENA Development Group... more
In recent years, 9?1?1 industry experts have discussed the importance of the role of professional education for the position of telecommunicator. Across North America, programs have emerged in high schools, vocational schools, and colleges in order to find the right people and expose them to what they can expect as a telecommunicator.
The NENA Standards for 9?1?1 Professional Education will guide... more
Public safety organizations representing members in, Canada, the European Union, United Kingdom, and the United States today signed a first-of-its-kind agreement to work together to improve the emergency communications systems that serve nearly one billion people worldwide.
Under the pact, the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials, Canada (APCO Canada), the European Emergency... more
Earlier this week, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) published a draft Report & Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that, if adopted at the commission?s November 19 meeting, will significantly improve 9-1-1?s ability to locate callers in multi-story buildings. These rules and proposals are a great step forward for 9-1-1 and for everyone who relies on public safety... more
NENA is excited to announce a new way to get easy, fast, and free training for your team! Our new TC Tips video series augments your existing program with concrete, practical, constant, and provable training modules every other week. The tips are presented by subject-matter experts and NENA instructors, and provide bite-sized, quick-hit training for TCs that they can use right away to improve... more
NENA and 911 Authority, LLC are proud to establish a scholarship to honor the life, passion, integrity and career of Wendy Ann Day. This scholarship honors the mission of 9-1-1 policy and regulatory development, women?s empowerment within 9-1-1, and Wendy?s valuable contributions to the policy and regulatory aspects of public safety programs across the country. The objectives of this scholarship... more
How to Use Your Map to Find an Emergency CallerSponsored by Motorola Solutions Wednesday, November 20 | 1PM Eastern (live) or On-Demand FREE! Click here to register!
One of the biggest challenges in responding to a 9-1-1 call is locating the caller. When you know how to use your Agency?s map quickly, without pause, and without failure to locate a 9-1-1 caller, it can make the difference between... more