NICE Systems
PSC eNews Weekly
Friday, April 29, 2016
APCO is pleased to announce that FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel will join us at the Public Safety Broadband Summit in Washington, DC, to share her thoughts on how to modernize the nation’s 9-1-1 system. Learn more.
 

Applications are coming in daily from individuals who want to become part of the inaugural class of APCO’s new Certified Public-Safety Executive (CPE) Program. If you are interested in applying, remember that the deadline is May 15.

The application process is comprehensive and includes submitting letters of reference. It is recommended that applicants begin the process as soon as possible to avoid missing the deadline. For more information or to access the application.

If you have questions or need assistance, please contact program coordinator Tim Scanlon at (386) 322-2500.
 
Naylor Association Solutions
Zetron, Inc.
Industry News
The Jefferson County Emergency Communications District recently implemented the APCO Institute Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD) Program. With APCO EMD certification, the staff is now specially trained to provide medical assistance to callers while emergency responders are en route.
 
Whitfield County E9-1-1 recently implemented the APCO Institute Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD) Program. In addition to serving Whitfield County, the agency provides call taking and/or dispatching for all 9-1-1 calls for the municipalities of Dalton, Tunnel Hill, Varnell and Cohutta with 28 call takers and five administrators.
 
Grand Junction Regional Communication Center, CO, has met the minimum training standards for the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International Agency Training Program Certification and has been awarded certification.
 
MissionCritical Communications The five largest U.S. wireless carriers announced an agreement to share information and advance wireless network resiliency before, during and after disasters and emergencies.
 
Homeland Preparedness News The First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) will continue to accept proposals from private partners for deployment of an innovative nationwide public safety broadband network until May 31, with the goal of making an award Nov. 1.
 
The Herald Times Rio Blanco County’s PSAP is the dispatch center in the heart the county’s new Justice Center in Meeker, Colorado. It houses a dedicated crew of seven individuals serving under the leadership of Mike Cook, County Sheriff Anthony Mazzola’s communications supervisor, who says his current team appears to him to be more dedicated to long-term service than any he has worked with in his 11 years.
 
Calhoun Times Too often the importance of telecommunications personnel goes unrecognized and their services are taken for granted. This year a banquet was held to honor Gordon County communications officers.
 
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Solacom Technologies
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