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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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.