Penn State University Police adopt FirstNet communications platform for first responders

Oliver Ferguson | The Daily Collegian | May 25, 2021

Penn State University Police and Public Safety will be utilizing new technology titled “FirstNet” for first responders, according to a Tuesday release. FirstNet is a communications platform dedicated to first responders and the extended public safety community. According to the release, it is “the only nationwide, high-speed broadband communications platform” for first responders. “With this tech advancement, we are equipping our first responders with new capabilities and reliable access to critical information while in the field,” Charlie Noffsinger, associate vice president of Penn State UPPS, said. “While the university works daily to prevent emergencies, it’s important to always be prepared.”

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