2022 WA APCO-NENA Award Winners

Congratulations to our 2022 award winners! Exemplary Handling of a Critical Incident – Sheila Ring No one chooses the incidents they are a part of when they answer the phone or respond to radio traffic from first responders. However, they do choose how they show up to the call. Sheila did just that; she showed up on May 15th, 2022, […]

Apple Emergency SOS via satellite available on iPhone 14

With the latest phone, the iPhone 14 (multiple models), and the latest IOS (16.2 or later), callers attempting to reach 911 from a location without any cellular signal will have an additional option. Apple has teamed up with the Globalstar Satellite network to use their network of low Earth orbit satellites to enable emergency messaging. In its current state, satellite […]