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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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APCO Announces Approval of a Standard for the Establishment of a Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement Program

The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International received final approval from the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) on April 2, 2015 for an American National Standard (ANS) that identifies Standards for the Establishment of a Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement Program.

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APCO Seeks Comments on Draft Standard Minimum Training Standards for Public Safety Communications Telecommunicator

Alexandria, VA – The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International is seeking comments on a Candidate American National Standard (ANS) released today that identifies minimum training requirements for the public safety telecommunicators.   This standard revision identifies minimum training requirements for both new and veteran Public Safety Telecommunicators. This position is typically tasked with […]

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APCO International Announces Recipients of 2015 Leadership in Policy Awards

The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International announces the recipients of its prestigious 2015 Public Safety Communications Leadership in Policy Awards, who will be honored during APCO’s Annual Public Safety Communications Leadership Dinner in Washington, DC on May 5, 2015.

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National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week (NPSTW) is April 12-18

Today marks the beginning of National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week (NPSTW), a week where communities across the U.S. will recognize those who help save lives in times of personal or national crisis.

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Charlottesville/UVA/Albemarle County Emergency Communications Receives APCO P33 Certification

Charlottesville/UVA/Albemarle County Emergency Communications, VA, 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 7, 2015.

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