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Experience the Future of 9-1-1 at Nexus

Wednesday, May 29 – Thursday, May 30, 2024
Gaylord National, National Harbor, Maryland

Join us for Nexus, the unique experience that immerses attendees in real life scenarios for an after-action report-style discussion coupled with imagining the art of the possible in a fully deployed Next Generation 9-1-1 environment.

Upcoming Webinars on Staffing, In-Building Communications

Implementation of Link Layer Authentication Within P25
May 30, 2024 | 1:00 — 2:00 p.m. Eastern
Worth 1 CDE. Free for APCO members

Best Practices for ERCES: Expert Insights and Actionable Tips for Public Safety Stakeholders
June 11, 2024 | 1:00 — 2:00 p.m. Eastern
Worth 1 CDE. Free for APCO members


May/June 2024 PSC Magazine

The latest edition of PSC magazine is out. Key articles include:

      • The Telecommunicators Are Out There
      • In and Out: Job hopping has lost its stigma in younger generations.
      • Wisdom of the Staffing Summit

    PSC magazine, in either print or digital form, is a benefit of APCO membership.

APCO 2024 Registration Is Open

Registration is open! Join us in Orlando from August 4-7 for four days of educational sessions, committee meetings and special events, paired with two full days of exhibits.

I think the best part was just being around a huge group of folks in 9-1-1 that weren’t working. I have never had a chance to just sit and talk shop without being in my dispatch center.

Annual Conference Attendee

Keeping You Up to Date

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

The Telecommunicators Are Out There

In this challenging hiring environment, managers have become focused on how to fine-tune their recruitment process to attract the highest caliber employee.

May 9, 2024

APCO Recognizes New Graduates of the Certified Public-Safety Executive Program

APCO International is pleased to announce that the following individuals have earned the Certified Public-Safety Executive (CPE) designation following completion of the culminating course, a two-week capstone seminar at APCO headquarters in Daytona Beach, Florida.

May 2, 2024

Young Professional Spotlight: Shanice Scott, Guilford Metro 9-1-1

Shanice began her career as a dispatcher four years ago. She has also achieved the title of Certified Training Officer (CTO) and has been training new hires at GM 9-1-1 for the past year.

May 2, 2024

Bridging the Digital Divide: Navigating the Challenges of Rural Broadband Deployment

In an era where connectivity is crucial for accessing information, services, and opportunities, the digital divide between urban and rural areas remains a significant barrier.

May 1, 2024

Thank You to Our Partners

Corporate Partner Spotlight

Launched in 1996, OnStar is a wholly owned subsidiary of GM Holdings LLC (“GM”) and offers emergency, security and navigation services in Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac models. OnStar offers a range of safety and security services such as Automatic Crash Response, Emergency Services and Stolen Vehicle Assistance.

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