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CISA Releases NG911 Self-Assesment Tool

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is pleased to announce the release of the Next Generation 911 (NG911) Self-Assessment Tool. The NG911 Self-Assessment Tool was developed by the SAFECOM and the National Council of Statewide Interoperability Coordinators (NCSWIC) NG911 working Group, with support from CISA and the National 911 […]


APCO Standards Development – PSC Technician

APCO International is currently accepting signups for the Standards Development Committee to develop Core Competencies and Minimum Training Standards for PSC Technicians. Visit the APCO Writing Group Signup Page to sign up before December 15, 2019 Getting involved in the APCO’s standards development process is an excellent way to take your […]


About NAPCO-Updates

Wanting to know more about the Northern California Chapter of APCO? Then visit our “About” page. Here you can see who we are, what we do, who we serve, and what our mission is. You can also Join APCO directly from a link down below in addition we have our […]


Are you a member of APCO? If not, find out why you should be…

The Association of Public Safety Communications Officials (APCO) is an organization defined by and driven to serve the needs of Public Safety Communications professionals. From protecting frequencies to promoting professional standards and training, the Northern California Chapter of APCO provides value to members, agencies, and their communities.


Wounded Warriors Amputee Softball Game

Mark Your Calendars! May 6th – Wounded Warriors vs. Sacramento All Stars SAFE Credit Union along with Aerojet and the River Cats host a softball game where local “celebrities” play against the veterans who are amputees and travel around the US to highlight their motto, “Life without Limits”.  The game […]


What’s Old is New Again

Did you know that over the years, six presidents of APCO International have come from the Northern California Chapter of APCO? Or that the chapter started in 1938? Well, if you didn’t you can head over to our updated Historical page now to read more on the history of the […]


GPS Testing this Month may Cause Interference

The FAA has issued a warning to all flights in the Southwest, especially Southern California, that during 6 days in the month of June, there will be GPS Interference Testing lasting for 6 hours a day that may interrupt flight navigation and controls in aircraft that rely heavily on GPS […]


What Happens When a Gas Line is Ruptured?

What does the response look like when a natural gas line is ruptured in a neighborhood? Well, the California Regional Common Ground Alliance is hosting a free (with registration) event on June 10, 2016. This will be a mock gas line strike and emergency response event with Senator Jerry Hill […]