Chuck Dowd

Retired Assistant Police Chief
Chuck Dowd, Retired Assistant Police Chief Charles F. Dowd spent Chief Charles Dowd spent 35 years with the NYPD in a host of assignments including patrol, detectives, narcotics division, and communications. He was in charge of the the NYC 911 system and police radio communications for 12 years covering such events as September 11th, the northeast blackout, and hurricane Sandy. He was the NYPD’s lead on the development of the NYC 311 system and the effort to create FirstNet. He served on the FirstNet board of directors as an inaugural member.

Sessions by Chuck Dowd

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Ryan Burchnell 

From Vision to Reality Part 2: Moving the Needle


Once the legislation had past, what were the next steps to build and operate a nationwide public safety broadband network? Hear about the challenges and solutions to creating the first and only public safety broadband network, purpose built for first responders.