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Friday, November 04, 2016
Thursday, November 17, 2016 | 2-3 p.m. ET
Human trafficking is the acquisition of people by means such as force, fraud or deception, with the aim of exploiting them. Join us for this webinar and learn how to classify the different types, discover methods of control used by traffickers and learn how to identify victims and/or situations that may be a part of human trafficking. Live Q & A to follow presentation. Participation in this webinar is worth 1 CEU.

Presenter: Crystal McDuffie, Communications Center & 9-1-1 Services Manager, APCO International

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Jack Spillman has over 38 years of experience in the wireless communications industry, including conventional and trunked radio, paging, 9-1-1 dispatch centers and site management. Locations served include Indiana, Tampa, Orlando, Atlanta and Denver. For the last 12 years he has served as Communication/Project Manager for the deployment of new P25 trunking systems for the State of Montana, Lewis and Clark County, and Flathead County.
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On Monday, APCO International hosted a workshop on Roadmapping Interoperability for Public Safety Apps. The half-day event brought together public safety professionals, federal agency experts, app developers, industry representatives and other stakeholders to identify challenges and potential solutions for interoperability.
CNW The Association of Public Safety Communication Officials of Canada (APCO Canada) is honored to present the APCO Canada Teamwork Award to the 9-1-1 first responders of the tragic 2014 Moncton shootings, which took the lives of three Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officers.
Firehouse Throughout the course of history, the introduction of new technology has often brought with it unintended consequences. The negative results of advancements may not be so discernible, though. Next generation 9-1-1 is a case in point.
Security Info Watch Johnston County, N.C., is the latest municipality to go live with Automated Secure Alarm Protocol (ASAP), a technology that automates communication between alarm monitoring central stations and 9-1-1 centers, resulting in improved accuracy and speed of emergency response.
Techwire Beyond the capability to send and receive texts and multimedia, there are other benefits to the new types of networks. PSAPs will be able to transfer calls and activate alternative routing to share the burden during an emergency or when they are closed by disaster. But accompanying all these important benefits of the switch from analog to digital, one challenge looms large: the increased risk of cyberattacks on 9-1-1 call centers once they are connected to so many devices and other networks.
9-1-1 Magazine Chester County Department of Emergency Services (DES) is completing the transition to a new text-to-9-1-1 system that fully integrates emergency messages into calltakers’ workstations, speeding response times and accuracy.
9-1-1 Magazine In a blog post October 27, FirstNET CEO Mike Poth provided an update on the organization’s process for awarding a contract for the Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network, which had set a November 1 target date for identifying a selected vendor for the network’s RFP.
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