CALEA and APCO

A natural partnership.

The Commission on the Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA), in conjunction with APCO International, has created standards for agencies that are responsible for handling emergency communications in their communities.
APCO can help agencies meet these standards in the following ways:

  • Standards Development
    As a standards developer accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), APCO is at the forefront of establishing best practices for public safety communications agencies.
  • APCO's Agency Training Program Certification
    This program enables agencies to certify that their training programs meet APCO American National Standards (ANSI).
  • APCO Institute Courses and Programs
    For more than 25 years, APCO Institute has offered comprehensive training programs to public safety professionals.

Download a chart showing the many different ways APCO can help your agency meet CALEA standards.

To learn more, contact us at institute@apcointl.org