Decoding Top FY 2016 Justice & Public Safety IT Opportunities
Justice Public Safety (JPS) spending is on the rise, with an estimated $6.2 billion being spent in 2015 on top projects including corrections and computer aided dispatch.
FirstNet has taken a while to get off the ground, but appears to be moving forward with a draft RFP estimated to be released by the end of the year. While partly being completed in tandem with the FCC, NENA is also seeking to develop standards for NG911.
- S&L budgets have shifted from spending on HS to JPS
- Emergency Communications will be a balance between the old LMR and the new LTE Broadband
- Federal spending is down in DOJ and DHS as of May 2013, but will see a boost in largest spending quarter (Q3)