Tompkins County Department of Emergency Response, NY, Receives APCO Agency Training Program Certification (P33)
Alexandria, VA – Tompkins County Department of Emergency Response, NY, has met the minimum training standards for the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International Agency Training Program Certification (p33) and has been awarded certification as of May 5, 2015.
Public safety agencies utilize the APCO International Agency Training Program Certification as a formal mechanism to ensure their training programs meet APCO American National Standards (ANS). Initial and continuing training for public safety telecommunicators is important as they provide essential services to the public in an expanding and rapidly changing environment.
“The Agency Training Program Certification plays a vital role in keeping agencies up-to-date with their procedures and training programs. Tompkins County Department of Emergency Response has shown dedication to their community and those they serve by becoming certified,” said APCO President John Wright.
Tompkins County Department of Emergency Response will be recognized during the Food for Thought Luncheon taking place August 19, 2015 as part of APCO 2015, APCO’s 81st Annual Conference & Expo, in Washington, DC, August 16-19. To obtain a complimentary press pass, please contact Meghan Architect at 571-312-4400 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about the Agency Training Program Certification process, visit www.apcointl.org/p33/ for details.
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