Job Vacancy - British APCO Chief Operating Officer

3rd June 2021

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Awards honour control room heroes for selfless public service during the pandemic

17th May 2021

Heroes of emergency services control rooms have been honoured for their vital work serving the public during a year unlike any other.

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Finalists revealed for awards celebrating heroes of the control room

27th April 2021

Finalists have been revealed for awards recognising the extraordinary dedication and selfless service to the public provided by control room heroes across the country.

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Live Sector News

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PSCE Announces New Board Chair

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Saankhya Labs and Ligado Networks announced an ecosystem partner agreement ...

Transition from Airwave to ESN Likely Won’t Happen Until 2026, U.K. Official Says

18 Jun 2021, 7 a.m.

A U.K. Home Office official said that the next-generation Emergency ...

Remote working: Over half of top civil servants concerned about surveillance

17 Jun 2021, 11:52 p.m.

Commons committee scolds government for failure to address transparency concerns

17 Jun 2021, 11:52 p.m.

GigaTAG releases final report to boost broadband services in UK

17 Jun 2021, 3:32 p.m.

The Gigabit Take-Up Advisory Group (GigaTAG) has released its final ...


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.