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




The FirstNet project is housed within the Radio Technology Services unit of the Department of Public Safety.

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

Visit the federal government FirstNet Authority web site at:

Visit the commercial AT&T FirstNet subscriber web site at:

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