NSA Applauds FCC Leadership on FCC Z-Axis Report & Order

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Alexandria, VA – The National Sheriffs’ Association Executive Director and CEO Jonathan Thompson released the following statement concerning the FCC’s draft Report & Order (R&O).

“The FCC should adopt the R&O as written, because it will considerably and demonstratively improve 911’s ability to locate wireless callers in multi-story buildings. The rules and proposals are a must needed improvement for everyone who relies on first responders. This will enable 911 callers to be located more quickly, will greatly improve response times and will save lives.”

About National Sheriffs’ Association:
The National Sheriffs’ Association is one of the largest associations of law enforcement professionals in the U.S., representing more than 3,000 elected Sheriffs across the nation, and with a total membership of more than 20,000. NSA is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising the level of professionalism among Sheriffs, their deputies, and others in the field of law enforcement, public safety, and criminal justice. Throughout its seventy-eight year history, NSA has also served as an information resource for all law enforcement, as well as State governments and the Federal government.


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