NEC Software Solutions has launched software designed to revolutionise the dispatch of emergency services teams.

6th July 2021

NEC Software Solutions is the new name for APD Communications, the leading supplier of software to emergency services, control rooms and other public safety sectors. It has marked the rebrand by launching ground-breaking Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) control room software, called Dispatch, that will help emergency services organisations save lives and keep communities safe.

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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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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.