The Ultimate NG9-1-1 Glossary

Do public safety professionals speak their own language? With an abundance of acronyms, it can certainly seem that way. Whether you’re just starting out or well into your career, it’s useful to have on hand the most common terms for quick reference.

In a public safety role, every moment counts when someone’s life is on the line, so we’ve done the hard part for you. As experienced public safety and GIS professionals, we’ve compiled the most common NG9-1-1 abbreviations and definitions to help you decode public safety’s alphabet soup:

Visit our website for whitepapers, blogs and more information on DATAMARK VEP, our end-to-end NG9-1-1 GIS data aggregation, preparation and maintenance solution. If you don’t find what you’re looking for, please reach out. Our expert team has extensive experience working in state and local GIS and public safety agencies across the U.S. and is eager to help you successfully transition to NG9-1-1. You can also visit the NENA website for a master glossary of 9-1-1 terminology.

/ May 24, 2019

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