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Friday, March 25, 2022
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Strategic Shock: Leadership Lessons from Black Hawk Down

The world, regardless of industry, is filled with uncertainty, chaos and the unexpected. Welcome to the “Urban Battlefield.” Strip away the drama of gun fights and the frustration of Murphy’s Law and the lessons learned from battle during Black Hawk Down or Iraq are directly applicable to leaders at all levels of business. There is no business plan to help leaders avoid ‘Strategic Shock’, but this story of elite Army Ranger teams with high standards, solid leadership, followership and teamwork will get the conversation started. If you lead, manage and deliver, this is for you. This is a war story like no other.
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Stanislaus Regional 9-1-1, CA, has received APCO Agency Training Program Certification, a Project 33® Initiative. Public safety agencies use the APCO International Agency Training Program Certification as a formal mechanism to ensure their training programs meet APCO American National Standards (ANS).
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All webinars are free to APCO members and worth one CDE. If you can't attend the live sessions, register anyway to gain access to the recorded webinars.

Overcoming GIS Challenges in a NG9-1-1 World: A Case Study
March 30 | 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Sponsored by Intrado

Resources & Recommendations for Calls Involving Missing Children on the Autism Spectrum (free for all)
April 27 | 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Sponsored by NCMEC

A Formula for Public Safety Success
May 4 | 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Sponsored by Hexagon


APCO’s Certified Public-Safety Executive (CPE) Program is accepting applications through May 15 for CPE Class #13, which begins in July. The CPE Program is designed to develop the necessary skills to successfully lead public safety agencies and initiatives as we move our industry forward into the future.
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Eventide Inc
Industry News
News 4 Tucson
The guard members are assisting agencies such as Southeastern Arizona Communications, which is unable to staff its emergency communications center adequately.
Public safety telecommunicator Darrin Hart fielded the call from the boy, whose mother had collapsed in the midst of a seizure.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Attrition among Atlanta metro public safety telecommunicators spiked last year. In response, city officials are offering bonuses to employees.
The Emporia Gazette
The public is encouraged to send notes, cards or other tokens of appreciation to public safety telecommunicators during the week of April 10-16.
Macomb Daily
Officials say the fee would raise $3.3 million per year and allow the county to keep up with technological innovation.
TC Communications
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