Data Collection Overview

The Vermont Public Safety Broadband Commission collected data in 2015 from first responders through a survey designed by FirstNet.  We surveyed over 850 public safety entities in Vermont, with a response rate to the survey of over 70 percent.  Survey methods utilized included: email, phone, mail, and door-to-door. 

Vermont's First Responders:

  • Estimated number of first responders: 26,000
  • Estimated number of public safety entities: 850
  • Estimated number of first responder devices: 7,500




Public Safety Broadband Network Commission
Department of Public Safety
45 State Drive Waterbury, VT 05671
(802) 241-5535/ Email the PSBC

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