PSC eNews Weekly
Friday, January 25, 2019

We invite you to lend your expertise to our Broadband Summit program that will feature a variety of sessions designed to inform policy makers at all levels of government on how to best achieve innovative, effective and efficient NG9-1-1 capabilities throughout the nation.

The Public Safety Broadband Summit is taking place May 21-22 at the Crystal City Gateway Marriott in Arlington, VA.

Hurry, the deadline for submissions is Friday, February 15, 2019!

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National Public Safety Telecommunicator Week is taking place April 14-20 this year and we've created a fun way to celebrate and give you recognition for the amazing job you do!

Submit your entry now to let APCO know what is great about your work team and you’ll be entered into a contest to win a free lunch for the team.

Whether or not you submit a post, visit the site to "like" your favorite posts. The entry with the most likes after NPSTW will win lunch (up to $100) for their team.

Complete rules are available at

Enter now.


APCO is pleased to announce the most recent graduates of the Certified Public-Safety Executive (CPE) Program that culminated with a two-week capstone seminar at APCO headquarters in Daytona Beach, Florida. A graduation luncheon was held January 17 at The Shores Resort.

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Naylor Association Solutions
Hexagon Corporate Marketing
Industry News
Communications supervisor Tamia Smith said the agency needs help fielding 765,000 calls over the course of a year.
Paterson Press
The merger is expected to improve the speed of emergency response and save taxpayers money.
A staffing shortage at the Charlottesville-UVA-Albemarle County Emergency Communications Center is making it hard to keep up with calls and resulting in hundreds of hours of overtime.
Public safety agencies have increasingly turned to advanced and emerging technologies, including mobile command centers and drones, to make their operations more efficient. In general, these lead to increased efficiency, more accurate decision-making and more operational intelligence.
CBS Boston
PST Ryan Bancroft received a frantic 9-1-1 call from a man whose wife was giving birth inside their minivan. Bancroft successfully instructed him how to remove the cord wrapped around the baby’s neck and perform CPR. 
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