Helping to keep our first responders response ready.

Verizon’s 5G Ultra Wideband network could help us develop solutions that put our first responders first.

Delivering the public safety promise.

We are committed to providing reliable communications for first responders. Learn about how we invest in our network so you can stay connected during a crisis. 

We understand public sector needs and offer a breadth of solutions for your specific challenges.

Response Connectivity

Choose the best network for your community’s finest.

  • First Responders

    In an emergency, first responders depend on their communications. Whether on an agency or personal device, first responders rely on a secure network to share voice and data information to coordinate responses and immediately collaborate.

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  • Firefighters

    When there’s no time for second guesses, first responders need a reliable network that’s ready when they are. Listen to fire Captain Gary Lynch explain how communication in a crisis is as important as putting water on the fire.

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  • Police

    Listen to police officer Annemarie Ferris describe what it’s like to save a life. Learn why law enforcement officials like Ferris around the country rely on good communication to help their communities.

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  • EMT

    EMT JoAnne Kruse’s job is to save lives. But without strong communication between partner agencies, she can’t do it. First responders like JoAnne Kruse depend on a safe and secure network to share important voice and data information.

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Reasons to Choose Verizon


Disasters supported by our Response Team in 2018.

2+ million

Square miles of 4G LTE coverage in the US: over 450,000 more than the closest competitor.


Devices lent to Public Safety & non-profit organizations for fires, floods, and other disasters in 2018.


of Verizon sites stayed operational during Hurricane Harvey.

Response Operations

Push to Talk

Push to Talk Plus

Instant communication is critical when every second counts while responding to an emergency.



Safety for all of us means working together. That's interoperability.

One Talk

One Talk

One Talk gives you one number for both your smartphones and desk phones.

Smart Cities & Communities

Verizon Smart Cities & Communities solutions enable city, community and municipal public safety agencies to transform data into actionable insights, helping to make your community safer and more efficient.

Real Time Response System

Real Time Response System

Enhance situational awareness to help you improve decision making with a comprehensive view of your city.

Intelligent Video

Intelligent Video

Help protect your community’s critical assets with a comprehensive remote monitoring solution.

Response Devices & Equipment

*Based on RootMetrics® by IHS Markit's RootScore® Reports 2H 2018 of 4 mobile networks. Results may vary. Not an endorsement.


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