Chief Jamie Barnett, PSHSB, FCC; Chief Robert Hendricks, Lexington, KY Fire Department and President, MFCA; Brian Fontes, CEO, NENA; Chief Russell Laine, Algonquin Police Department and Past President, IACP; Chief Robert Davis, San Jose Police Department and President, MCCA; Deputy Chief Christopher Moore, San Jose Police Department and member, MCCA; Chairman Julius Genachowski, FCC; Deputy Chief Charles Dowd, City of New York Police Department and member, MCCA; Sheriff Paul Fitzgerald, Nevada, IA and 2nd Vice President, NSA; Chief Jeff Johnson, Tualatin Valley Fire Department, OR and President, IAFC; Aaron Kennard, Executive Director, NSA; Robert Gurss, Regulatory Counsel, APCO; Chief Harlin McEwen, Chairman, Communications Committee, IACP and former Chief, Ithaca, NY Police Department; Richard Mirgon, President, APCO; Joseph Wolfinger, Executive Director, MCSA;

Public safety leaders from across the country met with FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski and Jamie Barnett, Chief of the FCC's Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau on January 12, 2010 to discuss broadband communications for first responders. The Commission is pleased to partner with public safety to bring more robust broadband communications to first responders.