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RQI Partners and IAFC aim to double out-of-hospital cardiac arrest survival

February 27, 2020

DALLAS, Feb. 27, 2020 – The American Heart Association states more than 350,000 out-of-hospital cardiac arrests occur in the United States annually….

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AI Is Coming: Will I Still Have A Job?

February 27, 2020

[Originally published in the March/April 2020 PSC magazine.] By Suzanne Ladd, Senior Program Manager for Seminole County Fire/EMS Emergency Communications It’s really…

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Silent Key: Robert “Bob” Cook

February 27, 2020

While attending training at a nearby agency on Thursday, January 23, 2020, Davie County (North Carolina) Telecommunicator  experienced a sudden…

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Telecommunicator Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation: A Policy Statement From the American Heart Association

February 25, 2020

Telecommunicator Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation: A Policy Statement From the American Heart Association – Endorsed by the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials International

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Then & Now: The Old Fossil’s Swan Song

February 24, 2020

By By Lin Hardy Ford. For the past 13 years, I have been the author of the historical column in the APCO Bulletin, the APCO historian and the acting chair of the APCO Historical Committee.

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New Hampshire Bureau of Emergency Communications Receives APCO Agency Training Program Certification

February 20, 2020

Alexandria, VA – New Hampshire Bureau of Emergency Communications, NH, has received Agency Training Program Certification, a Project 33 Initiative, from…

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Culpeper County Public Safety Communications Center Receives APCO Agency Training Program Certification

February 20, 2020

Alexandria, VA – Culpeper County Public Safety Communications Center, VA, has received Agency Training Program Certification, a Project 33 Initiative, from…

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APCO Announces Final Approval of Two National Standards for Public Safety Communications Common Status Codes for Data Exchange and ECC Service Capability Rating Scale

February 20, 2020

Alexandria, Va. – The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International received final approval from the American National Standards Institute…

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Wireless Industry Abandons National Emergency Address Database

February 18, 2020

On February 14, the wireless industry notified the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that it has abandoned the National Emergency Address Database (NEAD).

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South Metro Fire Rescue / MetCom Receives APCO Agency Training Program Certification

February 13, 2020

Alexandria, VA – South Metro Fire Rescue / MetCom, CO, has received Agency Training Program Certification, a Project 33 Initiative, from…

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