The Role of GIS in Public Safety

Accurate Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data is needed to assist in achieving R3_23460_NG(-1-1_NENA_DigitalSkyscaperAd a positive outcome in a 9-1-1 emergency event. GIS plays many roles in 9-1-1 including providing tactical  mapping for 9-1-1 telecommunicators and in-the-field emergency responders. GIS will be an even more critical component in Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) systems to route the 9-1-1 call to the proper public safety answering point (PSAP).

If you interested in learning more about the Role of GIS in 9-1-1 and NG9-1-1, we have several available resources you can use to learn more about this topic. Simply click the appropriate link below.

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The Road to Improving Your GIS Data
Key Steps for Assessing Mission Critical Data for 9-1-1

White Papers
3D and Indoor 9-1-1 Caller Location Mapping White Paper
Looking Beyond Data Synchronization for Mission Critical GIS Data
What You Need to Know about the Spatial Information Function
The Importance of Address Point Layer Development

Webpages/Informational Documents
Vertical and Indoor 9-1-1 Location Mapping
The Role of GIS in 9-1-1 and NG9-1-1
Top 5 Reasons you should know the role of the Spatial Information Function in NG9-1-1
Mission Critical GIS Data
FEMA Integrated Public Alert Warning System

Past Webinar Recordings Available
Maintaining GIS Data in an NG9-1-1 System
Prepare and Improve Your GIS Data for NG9-1-1
Assess Your GIS Data for NG9-1-1 Readiness: Getting Started
Understanding the Role of the SIF in NG9-1-1
Maintaining Mission Critical Data in an NG9-1-1 Environment

Online Software Demonstrations
GeoLynx DMS ~ A powerful, public safety GIS data management tool

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