July 30, 2019 by Flynn Nogueira

Stronger Together: One Resounding Message As We Head to APCO

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Industries: 9-1-1 and Law Enforcement Fire & EMS

Topics: APX Two-way Radios & Accessories ASTRO P25 Infrastructure Command Center Software CAD Cybersecurity Disaster Recovery Services LTE Devices & Applications MOTOTRBO Infrastructure MOTOTRBO Two-way Radios NG9-1-1 PSAPs Public Safety Applications Records and Evidence

As we head to APCO, we do so with a resounding message that demonstrates how actions speak louder than words.

Public Safety officials – and now the Federal government – are taking action to support the reclassification of Public Safety Telecommunicators and dispatchers. Public Safety is coming together to support our critical resource – those on the Thin Gold Line who help keep us safe every day. 

On July 15th, the 911 Saves Act was passed through the House of Representatives as part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), putting it one step closer to reality. NENA gives credit to 12,500 NENA members who have contacted legislators 40,000 times in support of this measure. This momentous event recognizes and reinforces our trust and admiration for our first, first responders.

It takes a special type of person to manage 9-1-1 calls day in and day out.

At NENA, Motorola Solutions was joined by telecommunicators Matt Grogan and Jacob Carlson and recorded their thoughts on what’s important to them about their work. Their passion for and dedication to protect life and property is unmistakable. And, it is humbling to hear them tell how our technology helps them do their job safely and without interruption. 

Many people outside of Public Safety may not realize the incredible expertise telecommunicators have. Matt provides insight into how skilled these people are and the remarkable benefits they bring to their communities. Learn more on how you can show your support at NENA’s website

Make Booth #611 Your First Stop at APCO

Join us in Booth #611 at APCO 2019, where we’ll continue to honor the Thin Gold Line and celebrate the movement towards reclassification of telecommunicators. You’ll have the opportunity to see how our solutions – including APX series P25 two-way radios, digital evidence management solutions, CommandCentral software — from the 9-1-1 call to case closure — video security and analytics and more – all stand ready to help you in the moments that matter. You’ll also find us presenting on key topics like cloud-based technology, the role of the PSAP in NG9-1-1 call routing, DDoS and TDoS threats and how to defend against them, the new Public Safety ERP, how to make sure your data is NG9-1-1 ready and more! 

We’ve got a lot to share and can’t wait to see you.

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