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Upcoming Webinars

Improving Emergency Communications Resiliency
May 16, 2022 | 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. ET –
Free for members and non-members
No CDEs offered for this webinar.

During disasters and other outages impacting the ability of the public to reach 9‑1‑1, network resiliency is key to public safety. Join us to hear about the role of the FCC in ensuring network resiliency and perspectives from state and local 9‑1‑1 leaders


Closing the Gap in Emergency Response Time: Everbridge and RapidSOS
May 24, 2022 | 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. ET –
Free for members | $59 for non-members
Sponsored by Everbridge

In this webinar, learn how Everbridge 911 Connect, a RapidSOS Ready™ solution, provides public safety alerting authorities and ECC dispatchers with localized incident-specific information about the caller without the need for additional screens or hardware. Worth 1 CDE.

APCO 2022 Registration Is Open

Register now for APCO 2022, the premier event for public safety communications officials, from frontline telecommunicators to comm center managers to public safety communications equipment and services vendors.

PSC Magazine

The May/June 2022 issue of PSC magazine is now available online.

APCO’s bi-monthly magazine is the authoritative source of information on public safety communications worldwide. This month’s topic is the public safety telecommunicator, as a person and as an employee.  Articles include:

  • Recruiting Quality Public Safety Telecommunicators
  • How to Protect Scheduled Time Off
  • Compensation Persuasion

Having an APCO membership has provided our staff with key membership benefits, including the excellent networking opportunities, such as attending APCO conferences and access to PSConnect, and offering direct access to high-quality training and career advancement opportunities provided through the APCO Institute.

Grayson Gusa, RPL
Training Supervisor, Davie County 911 Communications | APCO Member since 2003

Keeping You Up to Date

APCO is your source for public safety communications news that affects you, your job and your community.

Press Release

APCO Seeks Comments on Candidate American National Standard for Public Safety Telecommunicators When Responding to Calls of Missing, Abducted and/or Sexually Exploited Children

 APCO is seeking comments for this standard in its second public review and comment period ending May 29, 2022.

April 29, 2022

Sponsored Content

Consequences of Doing the Right Thing

When you decided to join the dispatch and 9-1-1 community, the passion you brought into the job was so closely tied to your purpose that you were overflowing with enthusiasm, optimism, and self-confidence.

April 18, 2022

Press Release

APCO International Announces New Chief Technology Officer

APCO International today announced that Mel Maier, former Commander of the Emergency Communications and Operations Division of the Oakland County (MI) Sheriff’s Office, will be joining APCO as its new Chief Technology Officer (CTO).

March 14, 2022


Young Professional Spotlight: Alicia Taylor, Woods County E91

Alicia Taylor has excelled in emergency communications since her arrival in 2016 and like many young professionals in the field, she came with no prior public safety experience.

March 3, 2022

Thank You to Our Partners

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