Mike Beckstrand
Tactical Communications
Public Safety Communications Office
California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services
Mutual-aid Region 3 Communications Coordinator

President’s Message (January 2020)

Happy New Year Northern California APCO!! I want to start 2020 by saying THANK YOU! to all of you who have been so supportive and proactive in enhancing the Public Safety Community. Our Northern California APCO family of Emergency Communication Center Personnel, Radio Frequency Coordinators, IT Specialists and our invaluable Commercial Partners, who provide the […]

President’s Message (December 2014)

As my tenure comes to a close, I would like to take the opportunity to let everyone know that I have been honored and humbled to serve as your President. I have enjoyed the opportunity to serve the NAPCO Membership, and I know that I couldn’t have been able to handle the challenges without the […]

President’s Message (November 2014)

On November 14, 2014 AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless, Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) and National Emergency Number Association (NENA) announced a consensus plan to meet the FCC’s challenge to improve 9-1-1 indoor location accuracy. The industry has long relied on the public safety expertise at APCO and NENA to find solutions to […]