Provide a forum for the participation of public safety communications “users” from diverse backgrounds to create an environment leading to effective operational use of interoperable communications systems between agencies and services in Northeast Minnesota.
Promote the exchange of information, experience and concepts related to public safety interoperable communications.
Encourage decisions and planning leading to greater levels of communication system interoperability among agencies and jurisdictions.
Promote and encourage the cooperation and sharing of resources among the members.
Propose and develop policies and standards for adoption by the Northeast Minnesota Regional Radio Board.
Advise the Northeast Minnesota Regional Radio Board on matters of protocol, procedures and operations.
Each member of the JPO is able to appoint up to 5 members within their jurisdiction representing diverse disciplines. The users are operational-level public safety practitioners.