PSC eNews Weekly
Friday, July 23, 2021

APCO’s newest course, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) in the ECC, is a live event scheduled for August 31 – September 1 at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth, GA. Applications are currently being accepted for consideration to attend and must be submitted by 5 p.m. ET on Friday, July 30. Learn more


We hope you can join us in San Antonio for our first in-person meeting since 2019. While we were grateful for the opportunity to host virtual events and continue to provide quality education for our members, we are looking forward to being together once again at APCO 2021

If you have not yet registered, we encourage you to do so soon to save time and avoid waiting in line. And if you're still on the fence, be sure to check out the outstanding program we have planned, including the educational sessions, exhibit hall and networking events. We hope to see you soon!


This course is structured along the events that happen before, during and after an active shooter incident. Topics covered include preparing and responding to an active shooter event and the telecommunicator’s role following an incident. Worth 8 CDEs.

Upcoming course dates: July 28 – August 17 | August 11 - 31 | September 1 - 21

Comtech Safety & Security Technologies
Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure
From the Inside Pages
Emergency communications center telecommunicators bring their outreach into the field
Collaboration is the key to any good partnership. As a public safety telecommunicator or a responder, the radio can become just a voice on the other end of the line, and not a real person. As this small, law enforcement-run agency expanded in rural South Dakota, they wanted to maintain their connection to field responders with whom they interacted daily.
Read the article [originally publshed in the July/August 2021 PSC Magazine]
Eventide Inc
Industry News
Fox News
The 6-year-old from Collins, Mississippi, got a visit from Sheriff Darrell Perkins to say thank you.
Office of Unified Communications Interim Director Cleo Subido said in an email to staff that family leave, personal leave, annual leave and sick leave don’t leave enough employees to do the job.
Telecommunicators would join other first responders who already enjoy the protection.
Watson Consoles
TC Communications
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