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Public Safety Communications Research Division

Through the use of advanced communication technologies, the public safety community can more effectively carry out their vital mission to protect lives and property – from day-to-day operations to large events and emergencies. To fulfill this vision, the PSCR program acts as an objective technical advisor and laboratory for the public safety community to accelerate the adoption and implementation of only the most critical public safety
Welcome to the homepage of the Public Safety Communications (PSCR) Division of NIST

 


Now available: session recordings from the 
Public Safety Broadband Stakeholder Meeting in Chicago.

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Tech to Protect Challenge from NIST PSCR
NIST's largest prize challenge ever is now accepting online submissions. In-person contests begin this September.
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PSCR RESEARCH portfolios

PSCR conducts internal research across key public safety technology areas, otherwise known as research portfolios. Click an icon below to learn more about the work being done in each research portfolio.

 

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Resilient Systems is a cross-cutting research area at PSCR

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Resource Library

View all PSCR publications and available resources in one location! Organized by portfolio area, the PSCR resource library provides access to recent research updates and articles to date. Visit the Resource Library now. 

About PSCR

New to PSCR? Visiting this site for the first time? Click here to learn more about the history of PSCR and our approach to research today.