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The mission of our Chapter is to enhance the overall image of public safety communications. Our mission will be accomplished by actively recruiting new members, and retaining current members, furthermore encompassing the most current training and technologies available. The Chapter will encourage member participation by seeking qualified persons to hold positions of leadership, and urging active involvement in Chapter activities by all members.

Recent Chapter News

  • Elections Open for 2015-2016 Officers Online voting for the 2015-2016 North Carolina APCO Officers is now available.  For a biography of the candidates and to submit your vote online, visit the 2015 Elections Page.  All ballots must be completed by July 31, 2015.
    Posted May 31, 2015, 10:41 PM by Grayson Gusa
  • Call to Action from NC APCO President From: Ellis Frazier, President of North Carolina APCOSent: Friday, April 24, 2015 13:15In lieu of the fast moving legislature this year we will be sending out numerous emails specifically about proposed bills that affects PSAP's. In some instances multiple bills are assigned to be heard by one committee so emails may have multiple listings with the hyperlink to these bills. To attempt to gain the attention of legislators locally and on these committees we need to reach out right now. Senate Bill 571 is a bill which could create immediate funding shortage and completely devastate future 911 Surcharge funding. I have spoken with the NC APCO/NC NENA lobbyist and expressed the truly devastating impact this ...
    Posted Apr 24, 2015, 2:38 PM by Grayson Gusa
  • A Message from APCO President John Wright This week is once again our National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week, a week set aside specifically to formally recognize the hard work and dedication of our nation’s Public Safety Telecommunicators. With over 6,000 Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) in the United States, these Public Safety professionals dedicate their lives to helping others. We have come a long way from where we started back in 1994 when then-President Clinton signed the official bill that permanently set aside the second full week in April to recognize the men and women in this great profession. Starting as a grass roots local event in 1981 by Patricia Anderson working for the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office in California, the idea ...
    Posted Apr 16, 2015, 2:05 PM by Grayson Gusa
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North Carolina APCO 2014-2015 President
Ellis Frazier sworn in as the 53rd President of NC APCO
During the 2014 NC APCO/NENA Annual Conference, Ellis Frazier was sworn in as the 2014-2015 President of North Carolina APCO. Ellis serves as the Communications Director for the Yadkin County Sheriff's Office, and has served on the NC APCO Executive Board for the past two years. Ellis is committed to recognizing and supporting the "first, first responders" and the entire public-safety community.  


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Through a joint partnership with NC NENA, we encourage you to join the NC APCO/NC NENA Listserv for the latest updates affecting 9-1-1 and Public-safety in North Carolina.  For more information and instructions to signup, visit the Email Group page.

Next Chapter Meeting

Join us for the next NC APCO / NC NENA Business Meeting:

July 24, 2015 - Apex, North Carolina

Visit the Meetings Page for more details.