FirstNet In Action

Across the country, millions of law enforcement officers, firefighters, paramedics and other public safety personnel bravely serve their communities every day. They answer the call when emergencies strike and risk their lives to secure and protect others. FirstNet is developing the first nationwide public safety broadband network to provide first responders the advanced communication and collaboration technologies they need to help them do their jobs safely and effectively. Learn about public safety organizations that have adopted the innovative technology, devices and applications that will help them save lives and protect their communities.

Ten ways FirstNet will help public safety:

  1. Improving communication through interoperable network
  2. Connecting responders to rural communities
  3. Enhancing situational awareness in emergencies
  4. Giving public safety true priority
  5. Offering vital capacity for planned events and large crowds
  6. Delivering acationable data via innovative apps and devices
  7. Providing reliability and security when disasters strike
  8. Ensuring a coordinated response to man-made disasters
  9. Driving innovation in life-saving, public safety communication technology
  10. Helping our first responders keep our communities safe