9-1-1 Authority

From NENA Knowledge Base

9-1-1 Authority is a State, County, Regional or other governmental entity responsible for 9-1-1 service operations. For example, this could be a county/parish or other local government, a special 9-1-1 or Emergency Communications District, a Council of Governments or other similar body.

Also known as:

  • AHJ (Authority Having Jurisdiction)
  • 9-1-1 Governing Authority