RiverCom is accepting applications from qualified individuals for the position of Radio Communications Technician

This position will remain open until filled. First application review will be July 13, 2022. The monthly salary range for the position is $5,576.65 – 6,455.67 plus a comprehensive benefits package. Employment is conditional on successfully passing a thorough background investigation and other pre-employment checks. For information, application materials, and how to apply for the position please refer to the […]

June 2022 Chapter Newsletter

Hello WA APCO-NENA Members!  Attached is an updated Chapter Communication document.  We have a lot of great things happening with the chapter…. Have you … Voted for your favorite artwork for our Chapter T-Shirt? Submitted your idea for a presentation for our Fall Conference? Sent us your photos to be included in our 2023 Calendar? Considered running for a leadership […]

988 Accepting Applications for Volunteer and Paid Positions

On July 16, 2022, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (1-800-273-8255) will transition to an easy-to-remember, 3-digit number (988). This represents an unprecedented opportunity to strengthen and expand the existing network of over 200 locally operated and funded crisis centers across the country. In advance of the 988 transition in July, the Lifeline suicide & crisis network is looking to bring […]

Calling 911 Vendors!

The Washington State 2022 Public Safety Communications Conference is in-person this October and we can’t wait to see what our vendors have to show us! Why come to this conference? We offer many opportunities for vendors to connect with 911 leaders from across the state. We would love to have you attend our Chapter meeting and stay for dinner and […]

Telecommunicator Week Wrap-Up

Today is the final day of Telecommunicator week, and it has been a fantastic experience. Announcing the winners throughout the week has stepped up the enthusiasm and interest, we love it! Below is a summary of all the posts we published this week. Lots of heart-warming, thrilling, encouraging, and a few incredibly sad stories were shared for the award winners. […]

Updated Chapter Logo

You may have noticed we have been using a slightly updated Chapter logo. You still might see some poster boards or other marketing material with the previous logo, but digitally we have begun transitioning to this new gold line logo. Why did we update the logo? This narrowest of lines represents those who are rarely seen but always heard and […]

Photo Challenge

The Chapter is building a custom calendar for 2023 and we want your photos! Show us your spirit, your service, and your dedication. Submit photos by emailing them to photo@waapconena.org. Submissions must be received by October 14, 2022, to be considered for the 2023 Calendar. The Executive Board will select pictures to decorate each month of our 1st annual Chapter […]

2021 Team of the Year – CRESA

At approximately 1852 on Friday, July 23rd, 2021, CRESA dispatcher Kira Yager perked up her ears when she heard undercover units calling for Deputy Brown (promoted to Sergeant Brown) on an unmonitored channel.  Kira was then asked to check Deputy Brown’s radio when several 911 calls came in regarding shots being fired in the area of the Pointe Apartments in […]