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APCO Enters Into Memorandum of Understanding With FirstNet Regarding Mobile Apps

APCO International entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) to work cooperatively to foster and promote useful and effective mobile applications (apps) for public safety and emergency response purposes.

  • APCO
  • August 23, 2013 8:42 PM

APCO Identifies Key Attributes of Effective Apps for Public Safety and Emergency Response

The release of the “Key Attributes” provides public safety professionals, app developers and the general public with an outline of important attributes for the apps that appear on AppComm.

  • APCO
  • August 19, 2013 8:30 PM

APCO Global Alliance Praises Recently Launched App Website

On Sunday, April 28, 201­3, representatives from APCO International, APCO Australasia, British APCO, and APCO Canada met for the Presidents Council meeting of the APCO Global Alliance in Manchester, England.

  • APCO
  • May 3, 2013 6:40 AM

The Buzz About APCO’s Public Safety Apps Site

Hear What Others Are Saying About AppComm

On April 23, 2013, APCO International sent a press release announcing the launch of the Application Community – “AppComm” – a website dedicated to public safety and emergency response apps for use by the general public, app developers, and first responders.

  • APCO
  • May 2, 2013 12:15 PM

Leveraging Open Data, Building Apps for Public Safety

From the Office of Science and Technology, written by Tom Power and Brian Forde on April 25, 2013 One of the core goals of the president’s Safety Data Initiative is to empower first responders and the public with information to make the safest and smartest decisions when they need it. In support of this goal, there has been a proliferation of innovative public safety apps—a number of which have been highlighted at the OSTP-supported Safety Datapalooza—using open data from local governments and federal agencies.

  • APCO
  • April 29, 2013 7:09 AM

APCO Launches Application Community (AppComm) Website

Today APCO International launched the Application Community – “AppComm” – a new website dedicated to public safety and emergency response apps for use by the general public, app developers, and first responders.

  • APCO
  • April 29, 2013 7:02 AM