APCO International Announces 2015 Award Winners
Alexandria, VA – The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International is pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 Public Safety Communications Awards and Technology in Leadership Awards. The winners will be recognized during the Opening General Session at APCO 2015, APCO’s Annual Conference & Expo taking place August 16-19 in Washington, DC.
The award recipients demonstrated the highest levels of professional conduct and outstanding performance in the line of duty. This year, APCO received more than 240 nominations from across the country.
The award winner of each category is:
Telecommunicator of the Year
Longmont Department of Public Safety
Radio Frequency Technologist of the Year
Riverside County Information Technology
Information Technologist of the Year
Santa Monica Police Department
Santa Monica, CA
Trainer of the Year
Line Supervisor of the Year
Chesapeake Police Department
Director of the Year
Idaho State Police
Coeur d’Alene, ID
Team of the Year
Bell County Communications Center, Evening Shift Operations Team
Technology Leadership Award for a Large Communications Center
Harris County Sheriff Office, Mobile Command Unit
Technology Leadership Award for a Small Communications Center
Chagrin Valley Regional
“Congratulation to our award winners, and thank you to all of those individuals who participated in this great program that gives recognition to those dedicated to going above and beyond the call of duty,” said APCO President John Wright.
APCO International® (www.apcointl.org)
APCO International is the world’s oldest and largest organization of public safety communications professionals and supports the largest U.S. membership base of any public safety association. It serves the needs of public safety communications practitioners worldwide – and the welfare of the general public as a whole.