Public Safety Communications Training – San Bernadino

CPRA and the Northern California Chapter of APCO want to make you aware of the Customer Service in Today’s Public Safety Communications Center Course that is being offered in San Bernardino County on April 10 and the Active Shooter Incidents for Public Safety Communications Course on April 14. Each course is offered at a reduced conference […]


Public Safety Dispatch Academy Instructor Certification Course

Looking to increase your skills as a Public Safety Dispatcher? Then you may want to check out this opportunity being hosted by the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office. Dispatch, Academy Instructor Certifcation Course Location: Alameda County Sheriff’s Office – Regional Training Center, 6289 Madigan Road, Dublin CA 94568 Course dates: April 11-15, 2016 Cost: FREE


Microsoft Excel Training Course – Sacramento Regional Fire

SRFECC’s Conference & Training Center will be hosting an Excel 2010 Level 1 Class on Thursday, May 12th from 0900-1600, and an Excel 2010 Level 2 Class on Thursday, May 26th from 0900-1600. In the Excel 2010 Level 1 course, students will learn how to create and format workbooks in Excel. Students will also learn […]


Upcoming APCO Dispatch Pre-Conference Courses at Western Regional

Looking for even more training at APCO WRC? Well OK then. We have it for you. APCO International will be hosting the following courses as part of the Pre-conference training available at the APCO WRC held during April 7-10, 2015.


September Meeting Operations Workgroup

Annette Roja, dispatch supervisor for Fairfield PD, will be hosting a roundtable discussion at our September 2014 chapter meeting.  She is working on her RPL certificate and this will fulfill a requirement for her class. A description of the discussion is as follows: Wireless 9-1-1 Hangups:  Creating a Common Policy Annette Rojo from the Fairfield Police Department will be presenting on proposing […]


Training – POST Plan II 1010-30960 Communications Training Officer, September 14-15, 2014

The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office is hosting a training session and opening it to all law enforcement agency employees. This Communications Training Officer Course provides the public safety communications professional the necessary skills and knowledge to effectively train entry level dispatchers. The course facilitators utilize facilitated discussion, small group activities, case studies and real-life scenarios. […]


Grants Training in West Sacramento, CA – September 11-12, 2014

The City of West Sacramento and Grant Writing USA will present a two-day grants workshop in West Sacramento, September 11-12, 2014. This training is applicable to grant seekers across all disciplines. Attend this class and you’ll learn how to find grants and write winning grant proposals. Click here for full event details. Beginning and experienced […]


COML Training Now Open for Registration

A COML is the focal point within the Communications Unit. The All-Hazards Communications Unit Leader (COML) course trains emergency responders to serve as radio communications unit leaders during all-hazards emergency operations. COML responsibilities include developing plans to effectively use incident communications equipment and facilities, managing distribution of communications equipment to incident personnel, and coordinating the […]


911 Dispatcher HQ

The Northern California Chapter of APCO International is happy to partner with If you are interested in becoming a 911 dispatcher, or looking to expand your knowledge or find a new job elsewhere. this site offers many resources just for you. 911 Dispatcher HQ continues to build upon the resources it already has. If […]

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ProCHRT Committee Survey

We are excited to announce that we have formed the Northern California Chapter ProCHRT committee! The APCO ProCHRT committee was established in 2009 by APCO International. The Professional Communications Human Resources Committee (ProCHRT) was formed to study and gather information about human resources, recognition and training issues related to the public safety communications profession. The […]