Working Group #10 911 Prioritization. March, 2013 Jeanna Green, Network Development 911, Sprint, Co-Chair Thera Bradshaw, CEO, TKC Consulting, Co-Chair. Working Group #10: 911 Prioritization. Description :
Working Group #10 911 Prioritization
Jeanna Green, Sprint, Co-Chair
Thera Bradshaw, TKC Consulting, Co-Chair
Charles Cullen, Palo Alto 911 Communication Center
Chris Fisher, North East King County Regional Public Safety Communication Agency
William Hinkle, Intrado
Carl Klein, CenturyLink
Joseph Marx, AT&T
Ron Mathis, Intrado
Peter Musgrove, ATIS
Lawrence Rybar, Verizon
Ray Singh, Applied Communication Sciences (formerly Telcordia Technologies)
Jim Winegarden, CenturyLink
Large PSAPs have 50 or more call taker positions; approximately 1% of all PSAPs fall into this category.
Medium PSAPs are characterized as having between 6 and 49 call taker positions; approximately 19% of all PSAPs fall into this category.
Small PSAPs have between one and five positions; approximately 80% of PSAPs are in this category.
These categories where defined within a white paper; “A Next Generation 911 Cost Study; A Basis for Public Funding Essentials to Bringing a Nationwide Next Generation 911 Network to America’s Communications Users and First Responders”. Published by the Public Safety & Homeland Security Bureau September 2011.
Background information of existing services is provided in the final report including:
Working Group 10 is recommending:
No additional prioritization to the networks at this time.