The quarterly 9-1-1 Advisory Board Meeting was held on Wednesday, March 7th. Below is a synopsis of that meeting. A video of the complete meeting will be available on the 9-1-1 Branch website: http://www.caloes.ca.gov/cal-oes-divisions/public-safety-communications/ca-9-1-1-emergency-communications-branch. Emergency Alerts and Warning Systems Lake County Sheriff Brian Martin gave a brief presentation on Lake […]
Good Morning! Please read below the message from Budge Currier of the 9-1-1 Branch. It is an update on the State Emergency Telephone Number Account (SETNA) 9-1-1 funding issues and of concern to all PSAPs in CAalifornia: “The 9-1-1 Branch continues to remain focused on implementing a long term solution […]
The Advisory Board met on September 28th at the CA OES Headquarters in Mather, CA. Here are the highlights: Legislative Update – the Legislature has recessed until January. Bills of interest to public safety communications include AB 375, which is now a two-year bill and may be brought back up […]
The 2017 Vendor Showcase is almost here! Registration only takes seconds, ensures your entrance to the event, and we pay for the meal that day, but only if you are pre-registered! We are again able to hold the event at the Ruby Hill Golf Club in Pleasanton. You won’t want to […]
2nd Annual Northern California Chapter of APCO Awards Banquet You are cordially invited to join the Northern California Chapter of APCO (No. CA APCO) for a special night as we honor all dedicated public safety telecommunicators and first responders. This year No. CA APCO will hold a dedicated Awards banquet in honor of our local Chapter award winners […]
The July Operations Breakout Session has been set! Jordan Elliston from ECaTS and Alicia Fuller from the 9-1-1 Branch will be talking about the latest changes and up-coming features of ECaTS Business Intelligence and Analytics platform. Our August meeting will feature Paul Troxel talking about Placer County’s Hosted 9-1-1 Solution […]
The newest frequency log containing FCC updates for Northern California has been posted and is ready for download from NAPCO.org.
Signatures Needed – Sign and Pass Along As the federal government nears a final decision on whether to update its classification system describing occupations in the United States, APCO has launched a White House petition entitled “9-1-1 Professionals Should Be Recognized for Protecting and Saving Lives.” The goal of this […]
The Second Draft of the 2019 edition of the Standard for the Installation, Maintenance, and Use of Emergency Services Communications Systems is open for public comment from now until May 10th, 2017. This standard covers the installation, performance, operation, and maintenance of public emergency services communications systems and facilities for […]
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.