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The Next Generation 911 has their first meeting

As technology expands, so does the need for greater emergency response. On Wednesday, WYDOT held its regular quarterly meeting. But they also held their first..
Published: May. 11, 2022 at 11:31 PM CDT
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) - As technology expands, so does the need for greater emergency response.

On Wednesday, WYDOT held its regular quarterly meeting.

But they also held their first Public Safety Communications Commission meeting.

“As the advancements with mobile phones and technology happen, we need to make sure that technology-wise we’re continuing to move forward and advancing. So that citizens can and demand they pick up their cell phone and dial 911 and are able to get a responder or triangulate to the pinpoint where they are on a geographic plain,” said Troy Babbitt, Chief Technology Officer and 911 Coordinator- WYDOT

Thanks to the last Legislative Session, the commission for NG911 is getting started.

This governing body will provide structure and planning for next-generation emergency services,

And the commission now has the ability to apply for federal grant money.

Expanding tech for operations and communications.

PSCC’s will discuss an overview of how NG911 program will be implemented in Wyoming.

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