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Silent Key: Paul Linnée

November 28, 2023

Paul Linnée, 76, of Minneapolis, Minnesota, has passed away after a life contributing to public safety communications in general and…

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Silent Key: Tiffany Nicole Gibbs

August 30, 2023

Tiffany Nicole Gibbs, assistant communications supervisor, Orange County (North Carolina) Emergency Services, passed away August 22. Gibbs, 40, of Burlington,…

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APCO Names New Executive Director

June 30, 2023

After an exhaustive and competitive nationwide search involving more than 200 applicants, the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials International (APCO) is proud to announce the appointment of Mr. Melvin (Mel) Maier as its new executive director.

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Product & Service Announcements

Citizens can file reports online, search for incidents, view incident map

June 22, 2023

 (LAS VEGAS, 14 June 2023) – Hexagon’s Safety, Infrastructure & Geospatial division released a new Citizen Reporting portal for its…

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Silent Key: Richard H. Tuma

June 21, 2023

APCO member Richard H. Tuma, 76, passed away June 16, at his home in Williams Bay, Wisconsin, after a long career in public safety.

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Product & Service Announcements

PATLITE Launches a New, Innovative IO-Link-Compatible Multi-Color Signal Tower

June 21, 2023

Torrance, California, June 2023 – PATLITE U.S.A. Corporation, a leading provider of visual and audible signaling, is thrilled to announce…

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Government

DHS S&T & FEMA IPAWS To Demonstrate Next Generation Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) Sensor Alerting Technology

June 21, 2023

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), in collaboration with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Integrated Public Alert Warning System (IPAWS), will test new technical capabilities to integrate emergency alert systems with new sensor technologies, such as unattended flood and wildfire sensors.

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APCO International Announces New Chief Marketing Officer

June 15, 2023

APCO officially announced that Meghan Architect, Director of APCO’s Marketing and Communications Department, has been promoted to the position of Chief Marketing Officer (CMO).

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Government

9-1-1 Exec Renee Gordon Named Vice Chair of FirstNet Authority Board

June 15, 2023

RESTON, Va. – The First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet Authority) announced today that Renee Gordon has been named Vice Chair…

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APCO Announces Final Approval and Publication of New American National Standard

June 2, 2023

APCO received final approval for APCO ANS 1.122.1-2023 Career Progression Within the Public Safety Emergency Communications Center on June 2, 2023.

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