DMA Hosting NG9-1-1 Outreach Sessions in 2024

Each of the three sessions will cover different topics relevant to Wisconsin NG9-1-1 stakeholders as work continues on the implementation of statewide NG9-1-1 services. 

2024 NG9-1-1 GIS Grant Recipients Announced

The Wisconsin Office of Emergency Communications has announced the recipients of the 2024 Next Generation 9-1-1 GIS grants program, totaling $1,458,838.

Next Generation 911 Biennial Report Released

On December 6th, 2022 the Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs (DMA), Office of Emergency Communications (OEC), and 9-1-1 Subcommittee made publicly available the 2020-22 Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) Biennial report.  This report, due to the …

Application Period Opens for NextGen9-1-1 GIS Grants

The Department of Military Affairs has announced the release of the first funding opportunity under a new GIS program supporting NextGen9-1-1.

DMA Issues Request for Proposal for NG9-1-1 Data Management Services

The Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs has issued a Request for Proposal to prepare GIS data for NG9-1-1 implementation.

NextGen9-1-1 Grant Program Established for Wisconsin Counties

With the recent enactment of Wisconsin Act 261, the legislature has paved the way for a new grant program for NextGen9-1-1.

Wisconsin NextGen9-1-1 GIS Implementation Plan Released

The Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs has published the state’s NextGen9-1-1 GIS Implementation Plan.

How Big is a Degree?

Deconstructing a recent Apple Watch ad.

Office of Emergency Communications releases NextGen9-1-1 resources

The Office of Emergency Communications at the Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs has released a GIS Gap Analysis Report and a geodatabase template for the state’s NextGen9-1-1 effort.

Geospatial data eligible for 911 funding

An amendment passed by the Wisconsin Joint Committee on Finance adds a provision to the state budget bill that would allow local governments to recoup certain expenses associated with maintaining 911 systems.