Georgia Association of Public Safety Communications Officials

Georgia APCO Quorum Resolution #2024-1

Georgia APCO Quorum Resolution #2024-1INTENT: To modify Chapter Bylaws and Policy Manual governing documents.MAKER: Georgia APCO Board of Officers.WHEREAS (1), the current Georgia APCO Bylaws and Policy Manual recommended updates and changes address the ex-officio positions, board diversity, and board officer candidacy; and,WHEREAS (2), Such provisions of the governing documents require approval by the Quorum. […]

Georgia APCO partners with OneSource Counseling

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 10, 2024 Georgia APCO partners with OneSource Counselingto offer behavioral health services to public safety The Georgia Association of Public Safety Communications Officials (APCO) has entered into a contract with OneSource Counseling to provide behavioral health services to 911 professionals. The partnership will provide immediate and direct access to mental health resources […]

Georgia 911 Directors’ Academy

The Georgia 911 Directors’ Academy is a 40-hour student-centered, interactive course incorporating in-class discussions and practical exercises. The course features various speakers on topics tailored to Directors, Deputy Directors, and Operations Managers. Registration is now open, and seats are available for the October 2-6, 2023, offering. Click the following link to register today! https://access.gpstc.org/student/classes/register?courseNumber=L08A23075 For […]

Elections Open for the Georgia APCO Board of Officers

Nominations are open for the Georgia APCO Board of Officers. Elections will be held Wednesday, September 6th, beginning at noon, at The Villas by the Sea in Jekyll Island. The elections will close at 11:59 a.m. on Thursday, September 7, 2023.  In accordance with the Chapter’s Bylaws, the following positions are up for election this […]

Douglas Bentley

For those of you who did not know, Former Dekalb County Police Department Director of 911 Communications and GA APCO Board Member Douglas Bentley passed away last week. Major Bentley was a graduate of APCO Certified Public Safety Executive (CPE) Class 5 and was a great supporter of not only our chapter but for improving […]