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National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week is April 13-19

Communities across the U.S. will recognize those who help save lives in times of personal or national crisis during National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week (NPSTW), April 13 – 19, 2014.

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APCO International Announces Recipients of 2014 Leadership in Policy Awards

The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International announces the recipients of its prestigious 2014 Public Safety Leadership in Policy Awards, who will be honored during APCO’s Annual Public Safety Communications Leadership Dinner in Washington, DC on May 6, 2014.

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Charlotte Fire Communications Receives APCO P33 Certification

Charlotte Fire Communications has met the minimum training standards for the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials International P33 Certification.

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APCO Award Nominations Reminder – Deadline April 1

There is still time to nominate your outstanding colleagues and teams for world-wide recognition in public safety communications.

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The Perks of APCO Committee Membership

In case you missed the recent webinar explaining the many exciting APCO committees and the process for application, here is a rundown of how you can become more involved with APCO.

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APCO Holds Workshop to Identify Initial Public Safety Security Requirements for Mobile Apps

Multi-stakeholder effort included the Department of Commerce, FirstNet, public safety practitioners, and industry experts.

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APCO Applauds FCC Action to Explore Ways to Improve Wireless 9-1-1 Location Accuracy

Today, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) proposed rules and launched a further inquiry to ensure that accurate caller location information is automatically provided to public safety officials for all wireless calls to 9-1-1, including indoor calls.

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