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APCO 2017 – Connect & Celebrate Dinner: Rendezvous Under the Stars

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APCO 2017 concluded with the Connect & Celebrate Reception and Dinner, during which Nathan McClure was presented with the Jack…

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APCO

APCO 2017 – Food for Thought Luncheon

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Wednesday’s Food for Thought Luncheon began with opening remarks from APCO Executive Director and CEO Derek Poarch. “Our voice gets…

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Industry

Sustaining Public Safety Radio Systems in the Face of Budget Constraints and Planning for New Technologies

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Currently, many radio systems are nearing end of life, yet the equipment purchased with once-abundant grant funds now needs to be replaced and upgraded to current technology.

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Suicidal Callers

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This session focused on the proper handling of calls from suicidal persons. The telecommunicator may be the little bit of light that helps the caller see suicide is not the answer.

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Industry

FirstNet Town Hall

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This update to FirstNet’s progress was a high-level summary of many other deeper-level FirstNet presentations provided throughout the conference.

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Industry

Civil Unrest in Baltimore

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Speaking to a standing-room only audience, Baltimore 911 Director Scott L. Brillman spoke of the challenges his center faced and lessons learned during the protests and rioting in 2015.

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