APCO is looking for writing group members to participate in the revision of the APCO ANS standard for Public Safety Communications Common Incident Types for Data Exchange. The revision will ensure that the standard continues to provide PSAP managers with a standard list of incident type codes to facilitate effective incident exchange between NG9-1-1 PSAPs and other authorized agencies. Learn more.
- APCO Seeks Comments on Draft Incident Handling Process StandardAlexandria, Va. – The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International is seeking comments on a Candidate American National Standard (ANS) 1.113.1-201x that provides agencies ... Continue
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- Working with APCO to Build the Future of Public Safety TechnologyCollaborating with the public safety community has always been a core tenet of RapidSOS’s mission to provide 9-1-1 centers with the best possible technology to ... Continue
- APCO Announces Approval of APCO Core Competencies, Operational Factors and Training for Next Generation Technologies in Public Safety Communications StandardAlexandria, Va. – The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International received final approval from the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) on July 3, 2018 ... Continue
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Being connected is a given in our everyday lives, but at no time is it more critical than during or just after a natural disaster. For first responders and other public safety personnel, every second counts, and reliable connectivity is imperative to maintain seamless communication services. Read more
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