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.

PSC announces Wireless 911 grants

Funding for GIS data included in county grants

Wireless 911 would leverage existing data

An ever increasing number of Americans rely on wireless phones as their primary means of telephone communication.