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Vision 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.

Mission 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 communication technologies.
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PSCR engineering and research is sponsored by:

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Department of Homeland Security’s Office for Interoperability and Compatibility (DHS S&T OIC)

Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Emergency Communications (DHS NPPD OEC)

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First Responder Network Authority

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National Institute of Standards and Technology

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National Telecommunications & Information Administration

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Now Hiring

PSCR is looking for candidates with a passion for public safety communications that thrive in a challenging yet exciting work environment.

Now seeking an Electronics Technician, ZT-0856-IV (closes 11/27/2015). Learn more about our career opportunities.
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About Us

Headquartered at U.S. Department of Commerce laboratories in Boulder, Colorado, the PSCR program is a joint effort between NIST/CTL and NTIA/ITS.

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