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APCO Applauds Commission’s Actions to Improve 9-1-1 Reliability and Ensure Public Safety Values are Preserved in the Technology Transition

Today, the Federal Communications Commission (Commission) launched two proceedings related to the provision of 9-1-1 services.

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FCC Signals Support, Issues Public Notice on APCO, NENA, Carriers Location Accuracy Plan

Since last Friday’s bulletin notifying you of APCO’s success in joining with NENA to reach a landmark consensus plan with the nation’s four largest carriers to improve wireless 9-1-1 location accuracy for both indoor and outdoor calls, we have made significant progress.

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APCO and NENA Reach Consensus Plan with Major Wireless Carriers on Improvements to Locating 9-1-1 Callers

Today, the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials, International and the National Emergency Number Association have reached a consensus plan with the major wireless carriers that we will present to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for making significant progress in locating 9-1-1 callers in both indoor and outdoor environments.

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APCO Applauds DHS on Release of Updated National Emergency Communications Plan

Revised NECP addresses highly relevant aspects of recent and anticipated developments in emergency communications.

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Silent Key: Cynde McMurray

We are sad to pass on the news that public safety telecommunicator and APCO member Cynde McMurray passed away on October 27.

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Get Your Nominations Ready for the PSAP Awards

Please take the time to nominate your colleagues for the recognition they deserve.

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National Cyber Security Awareness Month 2014: Guidance for Public Safety Communications Professionals

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month and is intended to remind everyone to be vigilant and safeguard their networks and the information passed over their networks.  APCO has put out a white paper to provide information for public safety communications professionals on the ongoing threats to their networks and recommends ways to prevent, mitigate, […]

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