Invitation for participation in a short survey by the University of Leeds

1st April 2021

This study aims to reflect on the effects the pandemic has had on UK policing

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Streaming technology gives control room operators eyes on the ground at emergency incidents

17th March 2021

Technology leader APD Communications has released ground-breaking streaming software providing unparalleled visibility from emergency incidents and potentially a huge range of other situations.

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APD marks new milestone as it sets the pace on journey to ESN

9th March 2021

Control room technology pioneer APD Communications has achieved a new milestone as it sets the pace in the transition to a new communications network for the emergency services.

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Live Sector News

Calls for probe into security of PM’s phone

23 Apr 2021, 10:30 a.m.

Palantir Technologies appointed Crown Commercial Service supplier in UK

22 Apr 2021, 6:08 p.m.

Palantir Technologies has been appointed as a supplier on the ...

PublicTechnology research: five things we learned about the future of digital government

22 Apr 2021, 12:55 p.m.

Sonim Appoints Mulica, Naumann as Independent Directors

22 Apr 2021, 7 a.m.

Sonim Technologies appointed Mike Mulica and Ken Naumann as independent ...

Axon, RapidSOS Partner to Provide Data to 9-1-1 Telecommunicators

22 Apr 2021, 7 a.m.

Axon and RapidSOS partnered to provide emergency first responders and ...

FCC Approves Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Improving 9-1-1 Reliability

22 Apr 2021, 7 a.m.

The FCC approved a third notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) ...

FCC Terminates 800 MHz Rebanding Program

22 Apr 2021, 7 a.m.

The FCC approved an order that completes its 800 MHz ...

MI5 warns of thousands of attempts to spy on civil servants via ‘malicious’ online profiles

21 Apr 2021, 11:14 p.m.


British APCO (previously known as BAPCO) is now acknowledged as the leading UK based Association in the British Isles for all professionals in public safety and civil contingencies communications and information systems.

British APCO is a growing community with extensive communications knowledge gained as a result of delivering real life public safety.  We are an independent, user led, not for profit association working to improve emergency services and public safety communications and information technology for everybody’s benefit.








British APCO members are an important part of a worldwide network of public safety communications and information technology professionals.  British APCO is affiliated to APCO Global Alliance which includes sister organisations representing public safety users in the USA and Canada.

Our members' individual experience, knowledge and expertise combined with that of our partners worldwide helps British APCO act as a hub for knowledge and support in a fast moving sector focused on public safety.