Law Enforcement Summit
FirstNet-AT&T Public Safety Broadband Network Presentation
July 18th, 2018 1:30pm - 4:00pm
Little America Hotel
FirstNet-AT&T Public Safety Broadband Network Regional Meetings
February 8, 2018 - Phoenix (Technology Focus) AGENDA
February 9, 2018 - Phoenix (Stakeholder Focus) AGENDA
FirstNet-AT&T Public Safety Broadband Regional Forum
November 7, 2017 - Tucson
November 29, 2017 - Flagstaff
December 13, 2017 - Chandler (Tribal)
December 14, 2017 - Phoenix
FirstNet ATT Regional Forum Presentation Deck
FirstNet Weekly Updates
FirstNet News Feed
The FirstNet Authority’s Public Safety Advocacy team works hand-in-hand with public safety to make sure their needs are represented in the FirstNet network buildout and evolution. In the West...
The First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet Authority) released a statement in support of the National Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) and AT&T’s alliance to educate members on FirstNet,...
What is priority and preemption?
FirstNet, the nationwide public safety broadband network, is specifically designed to meet public safety’s critical communications needs. Two of the key public...
North Dakota’s first responders got a major boost in their wireless communications with the addition of four new, purpose-built cell sites. The sites – two located in Slope County and one each in...
The First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet Authority) Board announced today that Edward Parkinson has been named Executive Director of the organization.
AZPSBN Monthly Working Group Meetings
2019 - Bi-monthly Meetings
November 2018 - CANCELLED
July 2018 - CANCELLED
March 2018 - CANCELLED
AZPSBN Working Group Monthly Update occurs the first Thursday every other month. Please contact Karen Ziegler at [email protected] or Scott Neal at [email protected] for more information about participating on the Working Group.
A mock disaster drill was conducted on Wednesday Sept. 14, 2016 at the West Rim of the Grand Canyon. The drill, hosted by Grand Canyon West and the Hualapai Tribe, simulated a tour helicopter failing to gain altitude and hitting a bus filled with visitors. The accident resulted in numerous injuries, fatalities and a massive debris field. Multiple emergency preparedness agencies from the State of Arizona, the federal government and tribal and municipal first responders participated in the drill, along with private sector vendors (see complete list below).
The overarching exercise objective was to test the nationwide public safety broadband network and the applications which could run across it in response to the incident. The mock drill was conducted because there is concern, especially among many Tribal nations, that some rural areas may not be receiving adequate coverage from FirstNet. The exercise proceeded as scheduled and was executed successfully. Participants were fully debriefed afterward on their experience with the technology. A great deal of valuable feedback was received and is in the process of being compiled into an after action report.