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PSC eNews Weekly
Friday, October 09, 2015
APCO is pleased to announce that FirstNet President TJ Kennedy will provide a keynote address to kick off the Emerging Technology Forum taking place November 17-18 in Atlanta. FirstNet continues to make significant strides to carry out its mission to deploy the nationwide, interoperable public safety broadband network. Mr. Kennedy will provide an update on FirstNet's progress, including efforts to release a final Request for Proposals to implement the network. Full Program.
 

Whether you attended this year's annual conference or not, you can still "attend" from home or the office. Access all 108 professional development sessions by purchasing the recordings from the online digital library, which includes the session's audio synchronized with PowerPoint presentations. You'll have the flexibility of viewing session content on your computer or downloading it and taking it with you on a portable device.

Visit www.apco2015.org/education/session-recordings for details.

 
Silent Key
Robert Wayne Klinger, a life member of APCO, died Saturday, Sept.19, 2015. Mr. Klinger, of Mechanicsburg, Lower Allen Twp., was a retired communications specialist with the Commonwealth of PA Office of Attorney General, Harrisburg.
 
Industry News
Massachusetts State 9-1-1 Department participated in the Public Safety/Criminal Justice Program that is offered to a select group of students that attend the New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School.
 
Chron Dispatchers for Katy's (N.C.) police and fire departments, as well as the city's 9-1-1 call center, are adding another layer of protection for city and fire district residents.
 
StateTech Magazine When David Halter became IT director for the Sweetwater (Wyoming) Combined Communications Joint Powers Board three years ago, he saw a flaw in the Wyoming community’s joint emergency communications system: The primary and backup 9-1-1 dispatch centers had no redundant network between the two sites.
 
eDispatches.com While a great deal of emphasis is rightfully placed upon fire prevention, there is need for further focus on what to do if an emergency does occur. Specifically, we need to train our citizens how to properly report emergencies.
 
 
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