PSC eNews Weekly
Friday, August 28, 2015
This is a must-attend event for comm center managers, supervisors and those on the front line of public safety communications. We invite you to join us in Atlanta where we will meet to discuss technology, policy and the latest developments in our industry. View the program.
 
APCO has created a new e-group in PSConnect to create an on-line forum to learn about new spectrum-related issues and proceedings, and provide an easy and efficient way for members to provide feedback.  See this posting on PSConnect for more information on how you can be part of this process.
 
Silent Key
Longtime APCO member Marsha Ann Pacolt, 67, died Aug. 23 in Rochester, Minnesota after a battle with cancer.
 
Industry News
In the aftermath of the tragedy of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 that crashed while landing at San Francisco’s airport in 2013, killing three and injuring 187, first responders and PSAPs from the San Francisco Bay area learned some valuable lessons about what should be done during a mass casualty.
 
CBS Evening News This weekend marks the 10th anniversary of Katrina. For many who survived the ordeal, the visuals of that day are etched in their memory. But for the operators who fielded 9-1-1 calls, it's the sound of fear turning into panic that has been impossible to forget.
 
Reporter-Herald The cities of Loveland, Fort Collins and Estes Park have decided not to proceed with a move to a public safety communications system with Weld County and other agencies after months of consideration.
 
Fierce Homeland Security Federal officials are revamping guidance after an internal audit found that the Homeland Security Department didn't require grantees to buy public safety communications equipment that was interoperable.
 
 
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