APCO’s Advocacy Priorities for 2024

Today, February 16, is the 56th anniversary of the first 9-1-1 call. Much has changed in the past 56 years, particularly with regard to training, technology, and the nature of the work performed by 9-1-1 professionals. What has remained constant is the dedication, professionalism, and perseverance of the 9-1-1 community and APCO’s commitment to ensuring 9-1-1 professionals have the tools and resources they need. APCO’s legislative and regulatory priorities reflect this devotion to its members and are aimed at advancing the industry and empowering 9-1-1 to save more lives.

APCO Offers Public Safety Perspective on National Spectrum Policies

On January 2, APCO submitted comments to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) regarding implementation of the National Spectrum Strategy, which was developed to ensure federal spectrum policy advances U.S. innovation, economic vitality, and security.

Harmonizing Deployable Trunking for Interoperability

Wednesday, August 9, 2023 | 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Charles V. Bryson, NRPC Chair & State of Maryland Dep’t of Info Technology; Michael Baltrotsky, Montgomery County, MD Fire & Rescue Service; David Buchanan; Wes Rogers; Donald Root, APCO International With 800 MHz trunking being adopted by public safety agencies in the late 1980s and early […]