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Government Relations

APCO’s Government Relations Office (GRO) works to assert APCO’s leadership role in public safety communications.

GRO establishes and maintains relationships with Congress, federal agencies, the Administration, industry leaders, and national public safety and governmental organizations to advocate for the policies, regulations, and legislation of most importance to APCO members.

APCO, 9-1-1 Associations, Public Safety Community Urge Congress to Fund 9-1-1 Modernization

March 20, 2018, APCO joined with the other national 9-1-1 associations and representatives of the public safety communications industry to urge congressional leadership to include a significant federal grant program to modernize the nation's 9-1-1 systems as part of a broader funding package being negotiated in Congress. Read the letter.

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