Federal Engineering is an independent, worldwide public safety communications consulting firm. FE specializes in the planning, design, and implementation of state-of-the-art public safety mobile radio, 9-1-1 and PSAP emergency communications systems.
FE has designed and implemented billions of dollars in telecommunications projects for numerous local, state, federal government and corporate clients. Our analytical knowledge of voice, data, mobile radio, and video technologies is complemented by the practical, hands-on experience of our operations personnel. Systems designed by FE have proven flexible, cost effective, and reliable.
Founded in 1983, FE has become the nation’s leading specialist in public safety consulting having successfully completed over a thousand communications projects. FE employs public safety subject matter experts who have extensive experience working within the emergency response community. Our consultants keep apprised of industry changes, new technologies, and best practice methods, bringing to our clients knowledge and depth of operational expertise that are invaluable in meeting project requirements. FE personnel are among the most experienced in the industry. Federal Engineering includes the communications practice of former L.R. Kimball, a worldwide leader in public safety answering point consulting. Jurisdictions can rely upon FE for virtually all of their consulting needs in E9-1-1, NG9-1-1, PSAPs, Emergency Call Centers, and Emergency Operations Centers as well as land mobile radio, wireless data, broadband, backhaul, and emerging LTE mobile communications systems. FE’s certified independence ensures that our clients receive totally objective analyses, free from the influences of hardware vendors, software suppliers, and service providers. FE subscribes to the strict Code of Ethics of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Society of Technical Communication (STC), and Independent Computer Consultants Association (ICCA), which explicitly forbids any conflict of interest in our consulting activities. Our designs are not biased toward any particular technology, product, or approach. FE maintains in-depth knowledge of standards by organizations such as APCO, NENA, IACP, and NFPA 1221 in providing the optimal environment for successful implementation.