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Jun 25, 2014, 14:30 ET

9-1-1 Leaders Tackle Pressing Public Safety Issues in Annual Conference and Expo

 Federal policy pronouncements, awards for heroic and dedicated emergency service, renewed and expanded corporate leadership, and hundreds of...

Apr 08, 2014, 09:00 ET

"Friends of 9-1-1" Launches Scholarship Program for Emergency Call Takers

Emergency call takers have a new opportunity for professional education and development as the Friends of 9-1-1 initiative announces the...

Apr 01, 2014, 07:00 ET

9-1-1 Education Month Recognizes Nation's Unsung Heroes

 Nearly every community is home to 9-1-1 call takers who have calmly and professionally saved the day in dangerous situations, whether it...

Mar 24, 2014, 07:00 ET

Local 9-1-1 Professionals Meet with Federal Policy Makers to Shape the Future of 9-1-1

Nearly 200 9-1-1 leaders from across the nation are gathering in Washington, DC, this week to discuss emergency communications issues with top...

Jun 21, 2013, 14:13 ET

Local and National 9-1-1 Heroes Honored for Extraordinary Actions

 Each year, millions of people dial three lifesaving digits in moments of crisis:  9-1-1.  On any given day, in any local community,...

Mar 20, 2013, 07:00 ET
Actress Halle Berry, who plays a 9-1-1 call taker in the new film "The Call," with Los Angeles Police Department 9-1-1 personnel who helped her prepare for the role (L to R):  Liz Montgomery, Maria Moreno, Berry, Yolanda Arroyo, and Gilbert Najar.  Photo courtesy of Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc.  (PRNewsFoto/NENA)

Cast And Creators Of The Call Join With 9-1-1 Professionals To Launch National 'Friends Of 9-1-1' Campaign

 NENA-The 9-1-1 Association ( on Wednesday kicked off the NENA Foundation's "Friends of 9-1-1" fundraising campaign with a...

Dec 17, 2012, 14:45 ET

NENA Database Will Improve Pipeline Emergency Response and Help Companies Comply with New Government Mandate

 Operators of gas, hazardous liquid, and liquefied natural gas pipeline facilities have a new resource to help them comply with US government...

Dec 06, 2012, 22:03 ET

"Big 4" Wireless Carriers Will Deploy Text-to-9-1-1 Capabilities on their Networks in 2014

 Text-to-9-1-1 capabilities will arrive on the networks of the "Big 4" wireless carriers in 2014 under an historic agreement reached today...

Oct 14, 2004, 01:00 ET

Vonage(R) Announces Participation in NENA's Next-Generation E9-1-1 Forum

EDISON, N.J., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Vonage Holdings Corp. will become a charter member and participant of the National Emergency Number...

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