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PSC eNews Weekly
Friday, January 18, 2019

This year for National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week (April 14-20), APCO wants to know what is great about your work team – whether it’s your shift, your agency or another team you work with regularly. Submit your entry now on npstw.org and you’ll be entered into a contest to win a free lunch for the team.

Visitors to the site will be asked to "like" their favorite posts and the story with the most likes at the end of the week will win lunch (up to $100) for their team.

Get a step up when you upload a photo, earning +1 like from us. Complete rules are available at npstw.org. Enter now.

 

"Excellent training and exposure to emerging technology"

At APCO’s Envision training event this week in Tampa, Florida, attendees learned about cybersecurity, Next Generation 9-1-1, emergency alerting, 9-1-1 location accuracy and the big-picture challenges facing emergency communications centers with changes in technology. APCO senior staff shared ideas related to training, operations and managing new technologies that attendees could apply to their jobs. The audience, consisting of 9-1-1, information technology and industry professionals, contributed to a robust discussion about these critical topics and the future of emergency communications.

 
Naylor Association Solutions
Hexagon Corporate Marketing
Industry News
Thurston 911 Communications, Washington, has received Agency Training Program Certification, a Project 33® Initiative, from APCO International.
 
WSAV
Telecommunicator Amy Pullen was on the phone for 30 minutes calming the group that found the teen who had been missing for 88 days.
 
WAFF
The sheriff said consolidation of emergency communications centers could shave a minute from response time for emergency calls.
 
We Are Green Bay | WFRV-TV
Officers say the system fails to provide basic information such as whether a license plate is stolen and whether a subject has a felony warrant.
 
FierceWireless
AT&T says the number of public safety agencies using the nationwide service has increased by 46 percent with a total of 5,250 agencies and 425,000 subscribers.
 
 
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