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FirstNet® In Action – Real Life Use Cases

Chris Saunsoci  (Chief of Police, Yankton Sioux Tribe Police Department)

Todd Early  (Director, FirstNet Built with AT&T)

Chris Kindelspire  (Public Safety Communications Director, Grundy County, IL)

Joe Duvall  (Chief of Police, City of Dallas GA Police Department)

Location: N257

Date: Wednesday, March 23

Time: 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm

Track: FirstNet, Situational Awareness

Format: Short Course

Vault Recording: TBD

In this session you will hear directly from public safety experts who utilize FirstNet® services every day for daily operations, disasters, and planned events. Hear how FirstNet helps improve their ability to communicate and respond especially during times of emergency when commercial networks become congested, and First Responders must have prioritized communications and connectivity. This panel of experts will also discuss how FirstNet's mission critical services have helped solve historical operational gaps and modernized today's response environment.


Hear from public safety end users on their experience of using FirstNet during daily operations and how it has streamlined and mobilized their work environment.

Understand how public safety is using FirstNet during disasters and planned events.

Hear directly from FirstNet public safety users on the importance of being prioritized during times of planned events and disasters where commercial network are congested.

Hear from public safety end users how they are using FirstNet's Mission Critical Services such as FirstNet push to talk.

Hear from public safety how the FirstNet Response Operations Group resources are critical during times of disaster and planned events.