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Dr. Bill Munn’s tips for Disaster Preparedness

Today we would like to share a topic that is timely no matter what season: disaster preparedness. Our resident expert, Dr. Bill Munn, a lifelong emergency services professional with a passion for public safety, has previously developed and taught a course in emergency management for the Bush School at Texas A&M University. With us here at NGA 911, Dr. Munn has created and presented sessions on emergency preparedness for 9-1-1 facilities across the nation. In his presentation, he explains the numerous similarities between developing a comprehensive disaster recovery plan for local and regional governments and developing disaster recovery plans for…

Next Generation 9-1-1 in a matter of months, rather than years

See how one County skipped costly and cumbersome patches and upgrades to transition from one of the last few remaining Basic 9-1-1 systems to Cloud-based Next Generation 9-1-1 in less than a year. >> Read more on Gov CIO Outlook What is the beauty of true i3 compliant native Cloud Next Generation 9-1-1? You go to bed at night, not worrying about catastrophic outages. Your call-takers get better tools to do their jobs. And best of all, your community receives the best service possible. Here are just a few of the things that make that possible: Amazon Web Service Security…

Drop the Mic with NGA 911 – Online Sessions for Your State & Region

Interested in the schedule of Tech Talks, Distance Learning, and Shop Talk for your state and region? Join our team members Ed, Steve, Bill, Dustin, Candace, and Darold for our online series, Drop the Mic with NGA 911. Here is a little of what you can expect in the upcoming sessions: Shop Talk with NGA 911 SVP of Strategic Relationships, Darold Whitmer In this “unscripted” session, Darold will give an industry update on wireless 9-1-1 call location and supplemental location data call routing. This discussion will also include an overview of the California Location Validation Trial. Tech Talk with our…

NGA 911 Taps Seasoned Sales Executive as VP of Sales

Candace Allred brings more than 20 years of public safety sales and leadership experience to her new role with NGA 911. Los Angeles, Calif., November 18, 2019– NGA 911, one of the foremost innovators in 9-1-1 technology, has announced the appointment of Candace Allred to Vice President of Sales. Allred brings more than 20 years of leadership and sales experience to NGA 911, with core expertise in delivering results across the globe with mission critical technologies. Based in North Carolina, Allred will oversee national sales operations and management. Working from a foundation of successfully cultivating strong relationships, Candace will lead the…

California Leads Next Generation 9-1-1 with NGA 911

Los Angeles, Calif., October 1, 2019 – Today NGA 911 LLC (NGA 911) – one of the foremost innovators in 9-1-1 technology has partnered with California to replace the outdated 9-1-1 system with the Next Generation of 9-1-1. This new state-of-the-art technology puts California at the forefront of emergency preparedness in an age where natural disasters can strike at any moment. “The Next Generation of 9-1-1 is upon us. California’s leadership and perseverance through the regulatory, financial, and now the technical challenges is exemplary and has paved the way for public safety across the United States and the globe. We…

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