Closing the Gap in Emergency Response Time: Everbridge and RapidSOS
NEW DATE! June 2, 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
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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
Keeping You Up to Date
APCO is your source for public safety communications news that affects you, your job and your community.
Young Professional Spotlight: Elizabeth Ulmer, Lincoln Emergency Communications Center.
Project 25: Consensus Standards Embracing Interoperability, Spectrum Efficiency and Cost Economies
By Donald Root Radio has been used to communicate with first responders in one form or another since the 1930s. Initially these communications were one way — telecommunicator to car — using broadcast AM band radio transmitters. In most cases, officers in the field would telephone into dispatch in response to a call for service or to summon additional resources. The onset of World War II saw a number of technological developments, including AM and FM two-way radios in military applications. Following World War II, two-way radio services were introduced into the civilian marketplace, with vehicle mounted radios providing analog…
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.
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.
Thank You to Our Partners
Corporate Partner Spotlight
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