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Enhancing Public Safety with Next Gen 911 Services

Emergency Response, Police Officer's Working in a 911 Call Center with Advanced Monitoring
Idaho Office of Emergency Management

Date: September 2023

In a strategic collaboration, ITS has teamed up with the Office of Emergency Management to bolster public safety and elevate our state’s emergency response capabilities.

ITS has been recognized for its work with cities and counties to prepare GIS data for the implementation of Next Generation 911 (NG911). NG911 is the initiative aimed at updating the 911 service infrastructure in the U.S. and Canada to improve public emergency services in a growing wireless mobile society.

At the heart of this partnership is the enhancement of Geographic Information System (GIS) data, a critical component in the transition to NG911 services. With our dedicated efforts, we’re ensuring that emergency responders have access to accurate and up-to-date geographical data, enabling them to pinpoint locations swiftly during crises.

This vital project is a testament to our commitment to the safety and well-being of all Idahoans. Together, we’re building a stronger, more responsive emergency infrastructure that can make a real difference in times of need.