9-1-1 Operations at Center of Pickaway County (Ohio) Dispute

The 9-1-1 committee has been exploring for more than a year whether to consolidate the city police and sheriff’s dispatching operations under one roof.

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APCO Files to Revise PSAP Service Capability Criteria Rating Scale

The PSAP Service Capability Criteria Rating Scale will ensure the standard addresses the current state of the industry, including new and emerging operational issues and procedures.

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APCO Releases Two Candidate Standards for Public Review and Comment

APCO International released two standards for public review and comment: Public Safety Communications Common Status Codes for Data Exchange, and Best Practices for the Use of Social Media in Public Safety Communications

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Zetron and EFJohnson Complete Successful CSSI Testing

Successful testing of Zetron’s Advanced Communications (AcomEVO) system with EFJohnson’s P25 Console Subsystem Interface (CSSI) infrastructure confirms the two systems’ ability to integrate and interoperate seamlessly together.

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APCO Statement on FCC Announcement to Address Text-to-911 at the August Open Meeting

APCO President Gigi Smith said, “We applaud the Commission for moving forward on this important item and look forward to reviewing the order and further notice after it is adopted.”

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Radio Club of America Announces 2014 Fellows

Congratulations to Gigi and to all of this year’s Fellows for this prestigious recognition in honor of your hard work!

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Zetron, RELM Wireless, and Spectra Engineering Complete Successful P25 DFSI Testing

The extensive testing confirmed that these solutions working together through the DFSI deliver higher levels of subscriber-unit feature control, including incoming status display, radio call alert (with acknowledgments), radio check, radio status check, radio monitor and radio enable/disable.

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