Welcome to the Washington Chapter of APCO-NENA!

We are devoted to the advancement of Public Safety Communications. Come join the fastest growing group of public safety professionals in the country. Our members can be found in every communications center in Washington State. Working in a high stress environment produces different needs and increasingly complex technologies are required for public safety. Come join our team today!
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About APCO Membership: APCO-NENA represents its members before communications regulatory agencies and policy-making bodies. As a member of APCO-NENA Washington, you are an important part of the strongest network of public safety communications professionals in the state. Your experience and knowledge combined with that of our other members helps all of us achieve our goal of excellence in public safety communications. If you would like to receive general information on the Chapter contact the Chapter Secretary to sign up for PS Connect. Click here to apply for APCO Membership or click here for NENA Membership.


    Monuments by Moonlight WA2WA Washington State goes to Washington, DC!
    Click on this link for more information about our Washington State Chapter Event in Washington, DC at the APCO International Conference!

    APCO-NENA Members please review the recommendation

    from the WANT Committee on "Mandatory Certification for Telecommunicators in Washington State." We have known it all along but this is the first step in a statewide organized effort to recognize 9-1-1 dispatchers and call receivers as an employee of the professional public safety industry. The WANT Committee is requesting an endorsement from the Washington APCO-NENA Chapter and this is be on the agenda at the Chapter Meeting in Kennewick on June 23rd.2015.

    Cover Letter For Statewide Training Certification Recommendation
    WANT Certification Task Force Statewide Training Certification Oversight

    2014 Telecommunicator Award Winners
    2014 Telecommunicator Award Winners

    Letters referring budget
    Letter to the house referring budget
    Letter to the senators referring budget

    Washington APCO-NENA Chapter Meeting at APCO International in DC!?
    This Chapter meeting will immediately follow APCO International's First General Business Session which is scheduled Sunday from 3:50 PM to 4:50 PM.

    You won't have to miss any Professional Development Tracks or Vendor Hall hours to attend the Chapter meeting. Hope to see you there!

    NEW! Active Shooter Incidents for Public Safety Communications
    Active Shooters Incidents for Public Safety

    Your Washington APCO-NENA Chapter at work Protecting E911 Funding... Letters to the Governor of Washington State regarding continuing attempts to use E911 funding for non related activities.
    Download APCO Signatures here.
    Download NENA Signatures here.

    TERT: Washington State now has a TERT program, please click here to view our new page and downloads.

    Support APCO-NENA! The Chapter spends over $10K a year to make sure your voice is heard in Olympia. Click here to find out how you can help!

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