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Friday, May 14, 2021

Nexus, taking place virtually May 26-27, will feature a panel of public safety professionals and technology providers for an inside look into how NG9-1-1 technology can benefit the response to real-life scenarios such as a motor vehicle crash, multiple tornados, hazmat, structure fire, pursuit - multiple jurisdictions and cyber-physical attack. Following a panel discussion, our partners will demonstrate each scenario using their technology and equipment, and attendees can ask questions. All scenarios are designed to analyze emergency response, comparing what a current response looks like to what will be possible with next generation technologies.
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Don't forget to register for the virtual Public Safety Communications Leadership in Policy Awards, taking place on May 26 and free for all to attend. These awards honor those who have been tireless, continuing advocates for public safety communications.

 

Toward the end of National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week (NPSTW), bipartisan resolutions were introduced in the House and Senate supporting the goals and ideals of National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week (NPSTW). The resolutions were introduced by Senators Richard Burr (NC) and Amy Klobuchar (MN) and Representatives Norma Torres (CA), Brian Fitzpatrick (PA), Anna Eshoo (CA), Bobby Rush (IL), and (Delegate) Eleanor Holmes Norton (DC). The resolutions recognize the important and lifesaving work performed by public safety telecommunicators in the United States.

 

May 19 | 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. ET
Free for members and worth 1 CDE

This webinar explores ways to apply a cybersecurity framework to the Next Generation 9-1-1 world.
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Sponsored by Comtech Safety & Security Technologies

 
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Don't forget to cast your vote for the APCO 2021 T-shirt! Voting closes May 20.

 

Have a new product or solution launched after August 2019? Showcase it in the New Products Zone at APCO's Annual Conference & Expo taking place August 15-18 in San Antonio. If selected, your product will be on display in the exhibit hall as well as a 15-minute presentation. Contact Tracy Tarlton for more information.

 
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The Baltimore Sun
The goal of the program is to match appropriate field responders to emergencies they are best trained to handle.
 
 KCII Radio
The facility includes a new radio communications system, which provides emergency agencies nearly 100% handheld reception. It is rated as a storm shelter and has room for expansion to accommodate additional public safety telecommunicators.
 
WEAU 13 New
Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Telecommunicator Danielle Wik talked the grandfather through the delivery of his grandson.
 
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CNET
Denmark has adopted the app nationwide through which public safety telecommunicators summon “citizen responders” to the scene who may be able to render assistance sooner than professional emergency medical responders.
 
The Morgan Messenger
The Morgan County, West Virginia, ECC was named for the late Dave Michael, a 9-1-1 and emergency services director, and Alex MacDonald, a firefighter who has served as a radio tower and communications adviser.
 
 
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