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Friday, December 28, 2018


Join APCO’s senior staff for an intensive, one-day training event focused on Next Generation 9-1-1, cybersecurity and other challenges facing emergency communications centers with changes in technology. The interactive sessions will use a variety of scenarios and exercises to, as one attendee put it, provide "an outstanding look and deeper dive into a complicated problem that provides simple, easy to implement steps and procedures." View the program

Envision: The Future of Emergency Communications
January 15, 2019 | Tampa, Florida


January 1 marks the beginning of the APCO scholarship application period. Silent Key and CAC scholarships can be used for APCO Institute training, including the Registered Public-Safety Leader (RPL) and Certified Public-Safety Executive (CPE) programs, and to attend APCO educational events. The deadline for CPE scholarship applications is February 15 and for general scholarships is March 31. For more information


APCO International’s Annual Conference & Expo next August will be the most valuable opportunity in 2019 to network with decision makers in the emergency communications industry.

If you haven't booked your booth for APCO 2019, now is the time to do so. Rates increase on January 1, 2019. Reserve your space now or increase your current booth size at the lowest rate.


The APCO Institute is now accepting applications for Class 07 of the Certified Public-Safety Executive (CPE) Program, which begins in July 2019. If you’re ready to join the more than 60 program graduates who have committed to leading our industry forward, apply now. Scholarship applications for the CPE Program will be accepted January 1 – February 15, 2019. For more information

Naylor Association Solutions
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Industry News
Redwood Falls Gazette
The system has been used in life-threatening situations when speaking was not an option.
Spectrum News
As the first link in the chain of first responders, public safety telecommunicators often de-escalate a tense situation before police arrive on the scene.
A recent Motorola report says communications managers must constantly evolve in response to the changing cyberthreat landscape.
Charleston Gazette-Mail
Governor Justice announced that the change will mean that all of its 9-1-1 fees go to fund emergency call centers. Currently, $4 million of the fees are diverted.
Training Schedule Update
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