Omaha Regional Interoperability Network (ORION)

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The Omaha Regional Interoperability Network (ORION) is a multi-zone Motorola P25 CQPSK SmartZone system that operates over a wide area of southeastern Nebraska and Pottawattamie County, Iowa.

ORION is Co-owned and operated by Douglas County, Nebraska, and the Omaha Public Power District. Douglas County 911 CPSAP/Dispatch center is located near 156th and Maple in Northwest Omaha. Washington and Pottawattamie Counties own their own stand-alone CPSAP centers in Blair, Ne and Council Bluffs, Ia. OPPD operates their own Dispatch Center/ECC near 42nd and Leavenworth St in Midtown Omaha.

The following agencies operate over ORION:

  • Omaha Police/Fire,
  • Omaha area Hospitals,
  • Omaha Public Power District (OPPD),
  • Douglas County Sheriff,
  • Douglas County Health Department,
  • Douglas County Volunteer Fire Departments,
  • Metro Area Transit (MAT),
  • Pottawattamie County, Ia. Sheriff,
  • Washington County, Ne Sheriff and Volunteer Fire Departments.