Public Safety Advocate Update, September 10, 2018

An online publication of FirstNet.

Blog series: 5 early benefits of FirstNet. Check out our fourth blog in a series of five, entitled “Early Benefits of FirstNet: Support is Available to Public Safety 24/7/365.” The blog series highlights the five early benefits of FirstNet for public safety. Read more

Public Safety First Podcast: Episode 5. In our latest podcast episode, guest host Mike Varney, First Responder Network Authority Northeast Director, chats with Deputy Chief Travis Hollis of the Rogers, AZ, Fire Department about why a city in “Tornado Alley” decided to transition to FirstNet.  As an early adopter, Deputy Chief Hollis talks about how FirstNet is changing the way his agency’s responders communicate and the future of public safety communications, including the Internet of Life-Saving Things (IoLST). Listen to the full episode and share the latest episode on Twitter.

Visit for these stories and more:  APWA’s Annual Conference Inspires Recognition of Public Works Professionals; FirstNet helps public works agencies coordinate with public safety partners; and FirstNet supports public safety during community celebrations