The Website


The site provides information and links relevant to the following Target Groups:

  • First Responders
  • Health Care Sector
  • Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs)
  • Persons with Disabilities


The site is organized into the following Subject Areas:

  • About Us - This section contains information regarding the Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau and the PSHSB website.
  • Emergency Information - This section contains information that will help you prepare for and respond to a disaster or emergency.
  • PSHSB Clearinghouse - This section has been established for the collection, protection, evaluation and dissemination of public safety communications information.
  • Services - This section contains information regarding services available through the FCC and other federal agencies that can assist you during a disaster or emergency.
  • Public Safety Spectrum - This section contains information regarding spectrum set aside for use by state and local government and non-governmental entities engaged in public safety activities.
  • Advisory Committees - This section contains information regarding the federal advisory committees that provide the FCC expert advice on public safety and homeland security issues.

Browser Compatibility and Requirements

The current website contains a number of applications designed to provide you quick-and-easy access to essential information. These applications require that you have Javascript enabled in order for them to function. In addition, some browsers may not be able to run the applications; compatible browsers are listed below.

Compatible Browsers

  • Internet Explorer (6.0 or greater)
  • FireFox
  • Mozilla
  • Netscape Explorer (8.0 or greater)
  • Opera
  • Safari