What is NENA?

New Mexico Public Safety Telecommunicators Association

Representing the New Mexico Chapters of NENA and APCO

One Nation - One Number - 9-1-1

The National Emergency Number Association(NENA) was established to assist communites throughout the United States with theirefforts to install 9-1-1 emergency telephone number systems.

NENA promotes those efforts through cooperation and collaboration withthe thousands of emergency services, communications centers throughout the United States,and with telephone industry’s trade associations, the Federal Communications Commission,and various other organizations.

Emergency services professionals throughout the United States and Canadaand several other countries have formed local NENA Chapters in order to promote NENA’sgoals and objectives. NENA’s them is: “One Nation – One Number”. 

The NENA Mission

NENA’s mission is to foster the technological advancement,availability and implementation of a universal emergency telephone number system.

In carrying out its mission, NENA promotes research, planning,training, and education.

The protection of human life, the preservation of property and themaintenance of general community security are among NENA’s objectives.


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