despp: Division of Statewide Emergency Telecommunications (DSET)

The goal of the Division of Statewide Emergency Telecommunications (DSET) is to provide for the development and maintenance of coordinated state-wide emergency service Telecommunications for public safety organizations and to the residents of the State of Connecticut.

DSET is responsible for the 9-1-1 Emergency Telecommunications System, Public Safety Data Network, Public Safety Frequency Coordination, Public Safety Telecommunicator Training, Geographic Information Systems, the CT Alert Emergency Notification System, and to provide  support for the consolidation of public safety answering points.
William Youell
{DSET Staff}
   News and Announcements

Contract Awarded for Next Generation 9-1-1 System
The contract for a Next Generation 9-1-1 system for the state of Connecticut has been awarded to Southern New England Telephone (dba AT&T Connecticut).  Next Generation 9-1-1 Service (also known as NG9-1-1) will replace the existing E9-1-1 system during the 2014 - 2015 timeframe.  (Read more: NG9-1-1)
Notice of Proposed Regulatory Change
A Notice of Proposed Regulatory Change (NPRC) is announced.  This is a proposal to change the calculations used to determine the subsidy level for Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) in order to implement specific recommendations of the Connecticut PSAP Consolidation Feasibility Study which was commissioned by the Division of Statewide Emergency Telecommunications (DSET) at the direction of the Enhanced 9-1-1 Commission.  For more information select the link below:


Content Last Modified on 4/2/2013

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National Emergency Number Association (NENA)


Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO)



CT ECO  2012 Orthophotography


Public Education Resources

Public Education Resources


DSET Budget

Proposed DSET Budget FY 14-15


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