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911 Call Centers and City Services Flooded with Calls (TX)

Feb 19, 2021 | NBC4 DFW Several North Texas agencies say they’ve seen a huge spike in calls, many related to busted water pipes The last several days of winter weather have left 911 call centers and city services inundated with calls. The Dallas Police...

Q&A: ESA President Jamie Vos

Jamie Vos 2.12.21 -SIW The Sandy Springs legal effort has officially concluded. Our legal experts have decided the probability of getting the U.S. Supreme Court to take our case is very unlikely and given the additional expense, the action cannot be justified. We do...

TMA Welcomes Pair of ECCs to ASAP-to-PSAP Program

2.1.21 – SSI – McLEAN, Va.  The Monitoring Association (TMA) announces the addition of two more municipalities to go live with its expanding ASAP-to-PSAP program. TMA welcomed its 79th emergency communication center, the Cayuga County, N.Y., 911 center, which...

APCO Seeks Comments on Candidate National Standard

Jan 29, 2021 | PSC Online Alarm Monitoring Company to ECC CAD Automated Secure Alarm Protocol The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International is seeking comments for the candidate American National Standards (ANS)...

How NIST Is Helping First Responders Stay Connected

The usability team (left to right): Micky Steves, Kristen Greene, Sandra Spickard Prettyman (Culture Catalyst, LLC), Mary Theofanos, Kevin Mangold, Yee-Yin Choong, Shaneé Dawkins. Credit: NIST Research focuses on ensuring first responder communication tools are...