Welcome to the Ohio 9-1-1 Program Office

The Ohio 9-1-1 Program Office coordinates and facilitates communication concerning 9-1-1 issues among state, federal, regional and local 9-1-1 and public safety communications officials. Specifically, the office coordinates all Emergency Services Internet Protocol Network (ESINet) Steering Committee activities to facilitate Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG 9-1-1) state level efforts within the scope of wireless 9-1-1. The implementation of NG 9-1-1 will provide citizens with advanced communication capabilities when calling for emergency services, including police, fire and emergency medical services. Additionally, through use of the ESINet, NG 9-1-1 will become a seamless, coordinated and efficient system available to all local 9-1-1 centers throughout Ohio.

PSAP Managers: For any 9-1-1 service issues, please contact your service provider.  If you are having difficulty getting issues resolved, you may contact the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio by emailing OutageReport@puc.state.oh.us.


New Announcement - Thursday, January 05, 2017
Due to a delay in the procurement process in reference to the RFP, it will not be released in time to have the Pre-Bid Meeting and ESINet Steering Committee Meeting in a coordinated fashion on January 19th.  The main reason for this coordinated date was to allow attendance at both events and reduce travel days to Columbus. 
The January ESINet Steering Committee In-Person Meeting has now been changed to a Teleconference, and the In-Person Meeting will take place in coordination with the new Pre-Bid meeting on a TBD date in February (more information to come soon).  The teleconference on January 19th will take place at 11:00 AM at the same number/access code as usual, listed on the attached agenda.


DRAFT Documents from 8/30/16 Meetings Now Available - Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Draft documents from the Tuesday, August 30, 2016 ESINet Steering Committee and Combined Sub-Committee meetings are now available under the "Shared Documents" section of the ESINet Steering Committtee tab. Final documents will replace these when complete. 
Announcement - Region 33 Public Safety Planning Committee Meeting - Monday, August 15, 2016

The Region 33 (Ohio) Public Safety Regional Planning Committees (RPCs) will hold two planning meetings on Wednesday, September 14, 2016. The meetings will be held following the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) and the National Emergency Number Association (NENA) meetings, between 10:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. The meetings will be held at the Ohio State Highway Patrol Academy, 740 East 17th Avenue, Columbus, Ohio, 43211. For further information, including meeting agendas, click here.

Ohio 9-1-1 Symposium Registration - Thursday, July 14, 2016
Registration for the 2016 Ohio 9-1-1 Symposium is now open. The symposium will be held on Wednesday, September 14, 2016, at the Ohio State Highway Patrol Academy. Highlights include business meetings of the Ohio chapters of the Association of Public Safety Communications Officials (APCO) and the National Emergency Number Association (NENA), as well as a keynote presentation entitled "Maria's Message" about texting and driving from local sports broadcaster Dom Tiberi. To register, click here, and provide your name, agency, and phone number, as well as if you plan to purchase lunch at the OSHP Academy cafeteria. 
Op and Rader - Thursday, July 14, 2016

Save the Date - September 14, 2016 - Monday, June 27, 2016
On Wednesday, September 14, 2016, the Ohio 9-1-1 Program Office will host the Ohio 9-1-1 Symposium. This event will be held at the Ohio State Highway Patrol Academy, and will include presentations and information relevant to 9-1-1 development in Ohio. Please check back for additional information as it becomes available. 
Update - PSAP Operations Rules - Thursday, May 12, 2016

As of May 12, 2016, the PSAP Operations Rules adopted by the ESINet Steering Committee on April 21, 2016, are now effective. Individual PSAPs have until May 12, 2018 to reach compliant status.

New Shared Document - Thursday, April 21, 2016
As of April 21, 2016, the ESINet Steering Committee has officially adopted the PSAP Operations Rules, which will now be filed, beginning the two-year clock that PSAPs have to comply with the rules. That set of rules is now posted under "Shared Documents" on the ESINet Steering Committee tab.



Public Service Announcement

Click here to view the public service announcement from the 9-1-1 Program Office about knowing your location when you call 9-1-1.