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Important Bulletin: Fiat-Chrysler Automotive UConnect Allows a Vehicle To Be Remotely Controlled

APCO International has received a Vulnerability Note as a member of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)- National Coordinating Center for Communications (NCC) Communications Information Sharing & Analysis Center (COMM-ISAC). As this vulnerability could impact our membership, APCO is sharing the following information from DHS. This bulletin is intended for dissemination to public safety answering points (PSAPs), emergency communications centers, and public safety personnel.

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Silent Key: Lloyd Fayling

APCO Senior Member Lloyd Fayling died suddenly last evening, July 26, in an apparent reaction to wasp or bee stings while at home. His accidental death brings to an abrupt close an illustrious career in public safety, which began in 1964 as a patrol officer in his hometown of Kalamazoo. Two years later, Lloyd joined […]

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APCO Announces Approval of Telecommunicator Emergency Response Taskforce (TERT) Deployment Standard

The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International received final approval from the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) on July 14, 2015 for an American National Standard (ANS) that identifies deployment requirements for telecommunicator emergency response teams.

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APCO Announces Approval of Minimum Training for Public Safety Telecommunicators Standard

The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International received final approval from the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) on July 14, 2015 for an American National Standard (ANS) that identifies minimum training for public safety telecommunicators.

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The People & Projects Behind SAFECOM

SAFECOM is a public safety driven initiative with a mission to improve multi-jurisdictional communications and interoperability for public safety responders during an emergency or disaster.

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APCO Seeks Workgroup Members to Create a Standard for the Use of TTY/TDD or Similar Devices in the Comm Center

The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International filed a Project Initiation Notification to create Minimum Operational Standards for the Use of TTY/TDD or similar device in the public safety communications center.

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APCO Seeks Workgroup Members to Revise a Standard for Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) Service Criteria Rating Scale

The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International filed a Project Initiation Notification to revise a standard for Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) Service Capability Criteria Rating Scale.

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