9-1-1 Center Short on Dispatchers

With a shortage of dispatchers and high turnover rates in those positions, we look in on a training class, talk to the instructor and some of the trainees about the difficulties and stress of being a 9-1-1 dispatcher.

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Zetron to Demo New DFSI Pathway Live at APCO

Zetron will give live demonstrations of its new P25 DFSI Pathway at the annual APCO conference in New Orleans, La., Aug. 4-6, 2014. Pathway allows up to four control stations or console systems using the open-standards-based DFSI protocol to connect to a single DFSI base station.

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North Memorial Ambulance Services (Minn.) Finds 24/7 Scheduling Access, via Aladtec, a Valuable Department Asset

Altadec makes chaotic scheduling easier to manage.

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Digital Data Technologies, Inc. Provides Geospatial Components for NG9-1-1 System in Morgan County, Ohio

Morgan County, Ohio will benefit from the latest developments in NG9-1-1.

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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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