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Northwest Central Dispatch System Receives APCO Agency Training Program Certification

Northwest Central Dispatch System, IL, has met the minimum training standards for the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International Agency Training Program Certification and has been awarded certification as of April 29, 2015.

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APCO International Announces 2015 Award Winners

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.

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APCO International Awards Leaders in Public Safety Policy

Last night the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International honored the recipients of its prestigious Public Safety Leadership in Policy Awards during APCO’s Annual Public Safety Communications Leadership Dinner in Washington, DC. Before an audience of representatives from the public safety community, government agencies, and other industry stakeholders, APCO presented awards to the following […]

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Spokane Regional Emergency Communications Services Receives APCO P33 Certification

Spokane Regional Emergency Communications Services, WA, has met the minimum training standards for the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International Project 33 Agency Training Program Certification-2010 (P33 Certification) and has been awarded certification as of April 23, 2015.

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APCO Releases Fact Sheet and White Paper on Mobile Apps and 9-1-1

Today, APCO International released a Fact Sheet on Mobile Apps and 9-1-1, and a White Paper on “The Status of 9-1-1 Apps.” These documents are intended to educate the general public and stakeholders in the app development community on the state of the 9-1-1 system and the role that mobile apps can play currently and in the future.

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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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APCO Announces Approval of a Standard for Public Safety Communications Common Status Codes for Data Exchange

The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International received final approval from the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) on April 7, 2015 for an American National Standard (ANS) that identifies Common Status Codes for Data Exchange.

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