What's New

Welcome to the IEEE Public Safety Initiative. This is a newly approved effort under IEEE Future Directions. Learn more about the vision and goals of this initiative.

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Interested in joining an initiative commitee? Complete the Committee Interest Form to tell us your area of interest and join today!

NESC courses 2023

NESC 2023 Courses are now available and delivered how you need: Real-Time Learning (Live Streaming), Live Learning (On-Site), and In-company Learning (On-Site or Live Streaming). Learn more and register today

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Advances in Public Safety Technology Workshop

All the presentations are now available from the Advances in Public Safety Technology Workshop.

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Feature Article

First Responders BandW

America’s First Responders Give NIST Their Communications Tech Wish Lists

NIST’s nationwide survey aims to improve communications devices for fire, police, EMT and 911 crews.

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Capitol AI

How Police Exploited the Capitol Riot's Digital Records

Forensic technology is powerful, but is it worth the privacy trade-offs?

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NYC says it's on track to launch next-generation 911 system by 2024

The new NG911 system promises to make New York’s emergency dispatch system digital and allow call-center operators to answer and route calls from any device with an IP address.

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Technology Spotlight

Ciber ChatGPT

Cybercrime Meets ChatGPT—Look Out, World

Misused chatbot could create customized malware and whole new cybersecurity threats

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Las Vegas invests in connected vehicle technology

Cameras and sensors transmit traffic safety information to emergency response and autonomous vehicles.

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AI Abstract

Predicting "Black Swan" Disasters With AI

Combining AI with Bayesian reasoning can help forecast events without a historical track record to analyze

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