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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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APCO Statement on FCC Announcement to Address Text-to-911 at the August Open Meeting

APCO President Gigi Smith said, “We applaud the Commission for moving forward on this important item and look forward to reviewing the order and further notice after it is adopted.”

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Silent Key: Julie Thomas

Julie Thomas was a mother, nature-lover and devoted public safety communicator.

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Kory Oman to be Honored as 2014 Telecommunicator of the Year in New Orleans

A dedicated dispatcher for Clackamas County 9-1-1-in Oregon City, Ore. will win this year’s Telecommunicator of the Year award.

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APCO Life Member Included in 2014 Class of Fellows

APCO’s Ohio chapter’s longtime frequency adviser and APCO Life Member Paul Mayer has been selected to be part of the 2014 Class of Fellows by the board of directors of the Radio Club of America.

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IJIS Institute’s Mid-year Briefing Joins APCO 2014

The IJIS Institute invites APCO 2014 participants to the IJIS Institute’s Mid-year Briefing, August 7-8, at the New Orleans Downtown Marriot at the Convention Center.

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