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Friday, April 08, 2016
Sunday marks the beginning of National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week (NPSTW), when communities recognize public safety communications professionals for their dedication and commitment to providing critical, and often behind the scenes, emergency services. Head over to our website and be sure to check out the resources and tips we have made available to you. While you're on the site, please tell us your story – share what it’s like to be the one behind the console when that call comes in – the first first responder.

We look forward to hearing your stories and appreciate you for all you do.
Registration is open for APCO 2016, APCO International's Annual Conference & Expo, taking place August 14-17 in Orlando, FL. This premier event is the largest gathering of public safety communications professionals in the world. APCO 2016 is offering 117 educational sessions with up to 16 possible CEUs, a tradeshow with over 260 exhibitors and the opportunity to network with over 2,500 of your peers. Register today and take advantage of our early bird rates.
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IJIS Institute The IJIS/iCERT Emergency Response Technology Forum (April 18-20, 2016) will bring together key public safety practitioner and communications partners and technologists with a limited number of sponsoring industry representatives to engage in direct dialog about current information-sharing initiatives and solutions.
FirstNet Blog A look at FirstNet’s high-level vision for approving wireless mobile devices to operate on the Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network (NPSBN).
WhaTech A new research report analyzes the performance of the global wireless broadband in public safety market and makes predictions for the future.
WNEP Dispatchers at the Luzerne County 9-1-1 Center are being hailed for their calm under pressure and will be receiving an award for their work last year in an active shooter situation.
WEKU News The Kentucky General Assembly has taken action to help localities maintain emergency 9-1-1 services. It comes with increased costs for some cell phone users.
The Phoenix Reporter Public health and public safety, two topics that Chester County residents say rank at the top of their concerns in county government, got a chance to shine at the county commissioners’ meeting.
The Eloy Enterprise In honor of National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week, which is celebrated internationally April 10-16, the Eloy Police Department is honoring those who provide this life-saving assistance in Eloy.
New Castle News On March 30, Lawrence County officially moved its phone and other systems into the newly constructed location on Countyline Road in Hickory Township, and Public Safety Director Brian Melcer said the move was "as seamless as moving a county 9-1-1 center could go." In honor of National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week, Kentucky State Police have released an account of what happened in the communications center the night that Trooper Joseph Cameron Ponder was shot. Ottawa telecommunicator Grant Stock was awarded the city’s Telecommunicator of the Year award at Tuesday’s City Council meeting. "These dedicated professionals are the lifeline to the police and fire personnel dispatched to emergencies," said Public Safety Commissioner Tom Ganiere.
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