Community Home

Announcements

  • Senators Release Discussion Draft of NG9-1-1 Bill

    U.S. Senators Nelson (FL) and Klobuchar (MN) released a draft bill, the “Next Generation 9-1-1 Act of 2017,” to further deployment of NG9-1-1 services and enhance and upgrade the nation’s 9-1-1 systems. Senator Nelson is the ranking member of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, and Senator Klobuchar is a co-chair of the Congressional NextGen 9-1-1 Caucus.

  • Library Files Temporary Unavailable!

    Files in the Community Libraries are not downloadable at this time due to a massive internet outage along the East Coast. Amazon Web Services is actively working on a remedy for the issue. For more details, click here.

  • Now There's a New Path to CPE Eligibility

    The APCO Institute has expanded the eligibility requirements for individuals interested in applying for its Certified Public-Safety Executive (CPE) Program.

    Effective immediately, you are now eligible to apply for the program if you possess a high school diploma and have at least 10 years' experience in public safety communications at the supervisor, manager or director level. And, as always, APCO Registered Public-Safety Leaders (RPLs) and those with at least an associate's degree are eligible to apply as well.

    The CPE application deadline is April 15. Scholarships are available and must be applied for before March 31.

Latest Shared Files

Log in to see this information

Either the content you're seeking doesn't exist or it requires proper authentication before viewing.

Community Blogs

  • Morale is a constant issue we face in public safety answering points. It is something I have struggled with, both when I was a dispatcher, and as a supervisor. Career burnout can happen very fast , but there are things we can do to curb that. Personnel ...

    1 person recommends this.
  • Hello: Over the past year, we have experienced a loss of newly hired personnel due to transitions to other positions within the County. In response, we are exploring the possibility of issuing two year commitment agreements beyond the probationary ...

    1 person recommends this.
  • In 1991 when I committed to take emergency calls from the community whenever the dire need of police, fire, and ambulance services arose, I was only concerned with my best service to the community. When I was trained to become a police dispatcher, my ...

    1 person recommends this.
  • The CPRA (Southern California APCO) Chapter is once again offering the commemorative 2017 National Telecommunicators Week Buttons for sale. Proceeds go to supporting the Chapter's Annual Telecommunicator Awards Banquet. This will be the 29th year that ...

    1 person recommends this.
  • In my career of being in public safety telecommunications I am amazed at how far we have come when it comes to technology aiding a Telecommunicator in finding a caller and getting him/her the appropriate help. But, come on, how far is technology going ...

    3 people recommend this.