National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week is April 13-19
Alexandria, VA — Communities across the U.S. will recognize those who help save lives in times of personal or national crisis during National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week (NPSTW), April 13 – 19, 2014. Initially conceived in 1981 by Patricia Anderson of the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s...Read more...
APCO International Announces Recipients of 2014 Leadership in Policy Awards
Alexandria, VA – The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International announces the recipients of its prestigious 2014 Public Safety Leadership in Policy Awards, who will be honored during APCO’s Annual Public Safety Communications Leadership Dinner in Washington, DC on May 6, 2014. The Awards Dinner...Read more...
Charlotte Fire Communications Receives APCO P33 Certification
Alexandria, VA – Charlotte Fire Communications has met the minimum training standards for the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International Project 33 Training Program Certification-2010 (P33 Certification) and has been awarded certification as of March 25, 2014. Public safety agencies utilize P33 Certification as a...Read more...
APCO Award Nominations Reminder – Deadline April 1
There is still time left to nominate your outstanding colleagues and teams for world-wide recognition in public safety communications for the 2014 APCO International Public Safety Communications Awards Program (PSAP Awards) and the Technology Leadership Award. The PSAP Award categories currently include Telecommunicator of the Year,...Read more...
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APCO 2014 – Registration Now Open
Registration is now open for APCO 2014, APCO International’s 80th Annual Conference & Expo. It is the largest show of its kind attracting industry leaders from across the globe. See the program here. Register by July 15 and save up to $50 on your registration. Be sure to book your room early as the hotels are filling up fast.
See you in the Big Easy!
APCO Canada and APCO International Present the Emerging Technology Forum
The Forum is taking place May 20-21 at the Toronto Airport Sheraton in Toronto, Ontario. The meeting will focus on educating attendees on the important role of new technologies for public safety communications at a time when a nationwide, interoperable public safety broadband network is becoming a reality.
Captain Phillips to Speak at APCO 2014
APCO is excited to announce that real life hero Captain Phillips will share his experience during the Distinguished Achievers Breakfast August 5 at APCO’s Annual Conference & Expo.
APCO Broadband Summit – Program Announced
APCO’s Public Safety Broadband Summit & Expo is being held May 5-6, 2014 at the Renaissance Hotel in Washington, D.C. The Summit attracts the top experts in the field, and this year is no exception.
Registration Now Open
APCO’s Public Safety Broadband Summit & Expo is being held May 5-6, 2013 at the Renaissance Hotel in Washington, D.C. Register today to be part of this event that brings together leaders in public safety broadband. This event has sold out the past two years, so register early! Online registration closes Friday, April 25. Program information coming soon. Check out last year’s program to get a sense of the topics covered.
Institute Classes Now Available on Your Smartphone or Tablet
Attending your online classes with APCO Institute has never been easier. You can now access your moodle classroom from your tablet or smartphone. Register now for an online class that will travel with you!
Stop By the APCO Booth at IWCE
If you’re attending the upcoming IWCE meeting March 24-28 in Las Vegas, be sure to stop by APCO’s booth #6074 to visit with staff from AFC, APCO’s spectrum management department, to learn about licensing services, license management, engineering services and frequency coordination.
NG9-1-1 Honors Gala Reception
March 25, 2014 Rayburn Building, Washington, D.C. The 9-1-1 Honors Gala pays tribute to the Congressional NextGen 9-1-1 Caucus and honors individuals who have demonstrated heroism and leadership with respect to 9-1-1 services and emergency communications. The Co-Chairs of the Congressional NextGen 9-1-1 Caucus are invited to present the awards. Learn more.
APCO Awards Program – Nominate Someone Who Makes a Difference
With only a few weeks left before the awards program ends, you can still submit a nomination for the team members who inspire you by demonstrating the highest level of personal and professional conduct and performance in the line of duty. Nominations must be received by April 1, 2014. Click here to nominate your outstanding colleagues and teams today!