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It’s Time to Submit Your Proposal to Present at APCO 2022

Join the line-up to speak at APCO 2022, taking place August 7-10 in Anaheim, CA.  Whether you are an APCO member, industry associate, business professional or educator, we invite you  to submit a proposal to be considered for a one-hour presentation within our professional development program. Deadline is December 17.

Cybersecurity Fundamentals Course for All ECC Professionals Coming Up in 2022

This course provides information that all emergency communications center (ECC) professionals need to know to safeguard their agency against cybersecurity attacks. Cybersecurity Fundamentals for the ECC  is taught in real-time in the APCO Virtual Classroom. Register now for the January 11 or February 9 course. Worth 8 CDEs.

Get Recordings from the Emerging Technology Forum

If you missed the Virtual Emerging Technology Forum, you can still watch the 17 sessions and get up to 12 CEUs by registering for the session recordings.

Highlighted sessions include an address from APCO President Jason Kern followed by a message from FCC Commissioner Nathan Simington, a panel discussion on remote call taking, an update on the FirstNet Authority Roadmap and a powerful session about the stress of dealing with next generation technology. A big thank you to our presenters and our sponsors who made the event possible.

November 2-4, 2021 | Virtual

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.


Public Safety Next Generation 9-1-1 Coalition Calls on Congress to Fully Fund NG9-1-1

The Public Safety Next Generation 9-1-1 Coalition, which includes APCO and America’s major fire service, EMS and law enforcement associations wrote to congressional leadership in the House and Senate requesting full funding for NG9-1-1.

November 19, 2021

Press Release

APCO Seeks Comments on Candidate Standard for Core Competencies and Minimum Training Standards for Public Safety Communications Manager/Director

APCO International is seeking comments for the candidate American National Standard (ANS) for Core Competencies and Minimum Training Standards for Public Safety Communications Manager/Director.

November 5, 2021

Press Release

APCO Seeks Comments on Candidate Standard for Core Competencies and Minimum Training Requirement for Public Safety Communications Technicians

The revision of this standard includes updates providing technicians in the emergency communication center (ECC) environment the guidance needed to enhance their skills, seek employment opportunities and grow professionally within the industry.  

October 29, 2021

Press Release

APCO Congratulates Nominees and FCC Chair

President Biden announced the designation of Jessica Rosenworcel to serve as Chairwoman of the Federal Communications Commission and nominated her to serve another term at the FCC.

October 26, 2021

Thank You to Our Partners

Corporate Partner Spotlight

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