Being a member of the North Carolina Chapter of the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials should be part of your professional development. Membership will provide you with training opportunities, access to publications, and advocacy at the state and national level on topics important to the public safety communication professional. You will establish professional contacts and make friendships that will last a lifetime.
APCO offers individual and group memberships for public safety practitioners and for companies that provide products and services to public safety communications agencies.
North Carolina APCO is a member driven association of communications professionals that provides leadership and opportunities; influences public safety communications decisions for government and industry; promotes professional development; and fosters the development and use of technology for the benefit of the public and responders.
APCO provides a plethora of training opportunities, including certification courses for Communications Training Officer (CTO) and Communications Center Supervisors. Training topics vary and the most up-to-date training schedule can be found on our Training Page.
North Carolina APCO also holds the Annual Training Symposium and the NC Public Safety Communications Conference on an annual basis.
Chapter Officers are installed at the Annual Conference. The current Chapter President is Grayson Gusa, First Vice-President is Christine Moore. Visit the Chapter Leaders page for contact information and to meet the other chapter officers.
North Carolina APCO is excited to announce that Adam Timm, the founder of The Healthy Dispatcher, has been selected as the Keynote Speaker for the 2022 Telecommunicator Training Symposium.
Timm will present "The Power of Resilience: How to Beat Dispatcher Burnout" and "Sustaining a Customer Service Culture" on Monday, October 3, 2022, as part of the first day of this year's event.
This two and a half day training event will take place at the Embassy Suites – Greensboro Airport and is geared for frontline telecommunicators to include quality training sessions and awesome networking opportunities for all attendees.
For more information about the Symposium, including a schedule of education sessions and online registration, visit www.tcsymposium.org today!
Save the dates for the 2023 NC Public Safety Communications Conference as we return to the Wilmington Convention Center! More details and registration information will be coming soon.
The North Carolina 911 Board has produced a public service announcement that will soon be seen across the state to help promote the career field of public safety telecommunicators.
Joining North Carolina APCO will connect you to a larger community that understands your needs as a public-safety communications professional. From industry leading education to national advocacy, APCO provides the support you need to enhance your career at all levels!