Posted on: December 6, 2017

Text-to-911 is now available throughout Minnesota!

Text-to-911 in Minnesota

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Emergency Communication Networks division announced that Text-to-911 service is now available statewide. Text-to-911 is an alternative option to calling 911 in an emergency. Texting should ONLY be used when indivi...

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Posted on: September 15, 2017

Minnesota PSAP Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP) Plan is Required by March 31, 2018

COOP Plan Workshop

ECN and our state APCO/NENA chapter, in coordination with the Office of Emergency Communications (OEC), will be offering a couple more free, full-day training sessions to provide PSAP managers and staff the background and tools needed to create PSAP-speci...

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Posted on: October 26, 2017

ECN Encourages Participation in SAFECOM Nationwide Survey

SAFECOM

The SAFECOM Nationwide Survey (SNS) is a nationwide effort to obtain critical information that will ultimately drive our nation’s emergency communication policies, programs and funding. The SNS is directed at emergency response organizations wit...

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Posted on: October 25, 2017

Volunteers Needed for 2018 Public Safety Communications Conference Planning Committee

ECN, a Division of the MN Department of Public Safety

DPS-ECN is seeking volunteers from the public safety communications community to serve on the planning committee for the 2018 Minnesota Public Safety Communications Conference. The 2018 conference is scheduled for April 23-25, 2018 and will be held again ...

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Posted on: August 4, 2017

Minnesota Address Point Data Standard for Review

MN Address Point Data Standard_V1

The Geospatial Advisory Council is seeking input from cities regarding the statewide Address Point Standard. Here’s a link to the League’s Bulletin posting:  http://www.lmc.org/page/1/AddressPointStandardComments.jsp

Since city...

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Posted on: July 6, 2017

MN FirstNet Public Safety Discipline-Specific Briefs

FirstNet Briefing

The First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) is an independent authority within the U.S. Department of Commerce. Authorized by Congress in 2012, its mission is to develop, build and operate the nationwide public safety broadband network (NPSBN) that e...

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