To foster the technological advancement, availability, and implementation of a universal emergency telephone number system. To make 9-1-1 service universally available and effective as possible in order to provide immediate citizen access to emergency services, thereby saving time for caller, and reducing overall response time for all emergency service providers. To provide support and assistance to other 9-1-1 agencies engaged in the operation, maintenance, and management of 9-1-1 systems. To encourage an atmosphere of mutual cooperation and respect between all entities involved with the provision of 9-1-1 services. The protection of human life, the preservation of property, and the maintenance of general community security are among NENA’s objectives. In support of these objectives, Florida NENA Chapter promotes research, planning, training, and on-going education.