MOAPCO – Missouri Chapter of APCO International

Leaders in Missouri's Public Safety Communications

APCO PSC E-News Weekly

Posted on | September 16, 2016 | No Comments

MARC Public Safety Communication Program Director

Posted on | September 15, 2016 | No Comments

Keith Faddis, the MARC Public Safety Communications Program Director, will be retiring from the Mid-America Regional Council on October 7. Keith has made long-lasting contributions to our region’s 9-1-1 and interoperable communications systems. We have posted an announcement for Keith’s position on our website and would welcome your assistance as we seek strong candidates to lead the public safety program.


Partnership Trainers

Posted on | August 19, 2016 | No Comments

Updates to the certified course list and to current instructors on the training page

Training Page

MO Professional Partnership Training Events

Posted on | August 3, 2016 | No Comments

Lots of training opportunities around the state coming up.  Check it out at:

Missouri Training

Partnership Training Courses

Posted on | May 23, 2016 | No Comments

New certified materials added to the library.  Want to become a member – contact a Partnership member of

Partnership Certified Training Courses

May Member & Chapter Services Newsletter

Posted on | May 18, 2016 | No Comments

05 16 MCSC Newsletter

Check out the good works APCO International is doing for its members!

Member Chapter Services Newsletter

Posted on | April 20, 2016 | No Comments

04 16 MCSC Newsletter

Take a look at what’s happening in APCO – specific to our members!

National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

Posted on | April 10, 2016 | No Comments

You may not know, but today marks the beginning of National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week, April 10-16, 2016, honoring the call takers, dispatchers, supervisors, trainers, managers, and other essential communications staff manning 911 Centers, Fire Service Centers, County Sheriffs Offices, Emergency Medical Service stations, City Police Departments, and other dispatch facilities throughout our state and nation.

Please take a moment this week to think about the communications professionals working 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to provide the vital link between people in need and the fire, law, and EMS personnel who respond to help them.  If you have an opportunity, thank them in some way for their diligence and devotion to duty.  They miss dinners with family, work birthdays, and holidays because the work they do is so essential to public safety.

Whether communications professionals work in a huge metropolitan 911 center or in a rural county dispatch center, they make the difference every day in the lives of the citizens and the safety of other public safety professionals in the field. When moments matter – the telecommunicator makes the most of every moment.  As President of the Missouri Chapter of APCO, I thank all of my fellow public safety communications professionals for the amazing work you do today and everyday.  Take a moment this week to give thanks to the telecommunicator beside you and accept an accolade or two for yourself.  You deserve it!

Happy National Public Safety Telecommunicator Week 2016!!



Agenda – Combined Chapter Association Meeting – March 21, 2016

Posted on | February 25, 2016 | No Comments

Combined Agenda Spring 2016

Join us for the combined meeting of Missouri APCO, Missouri NENA, and Missouri 911 Directors to be held during the March MPSCC in Columbia, MO.

Need not be registered at the conference to attend the combined meeting.

APCO Emerging Technology Forum – Kansas City

Posted on | February 23, 2016 | No Comments

APCO’s Emerging Technology Forum is coming to Kansas City, MO, March 15-16. This unique event is focused on emerging public safety communications technology and is hosted by the largest public safety communications association in the world.

Program Highlights

Keynote Address
APCO is pleased to announce that Kevin McGinnis, Board Member of the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet), will provide the keynote address on Tuesday, March 15. Come hear how FirstNet is working diligently with public safety and industry and encouraging innovation every step of the way as they work towards next steps – RFP award, state plans and network deployment.

Regional Public Safety Communications
Representatives from the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) will address 9-1-1 standardization, regional dispatching, CAD standardization, radio interoperability and governance.

NG9-1-1 … the Kansas Story
Representatives of the Kansas 9-1-1 Coordinating Council will describe lessons learned during planning, design and implementation of NG9-1-1 in Kansas.

Fusion Centers, Cyber Threat Intelligence & Public Safety
Troy Campbell, Co-Chair, NFCA Cyber Threat Intelligence Subcommittee, Cyber Threat Intelligence Program Director, KC Regional Terrorism Early Warning Fusion Center, will discuss what a fusion center is and is not, where fusion centers fit in the public safety landscape, and how fusion centers play a role in cybersecurity.

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