TITLE

APCO Foundation Hopes To Enhance Public Safety

AUTHOR(S)
Rockwell, Mark
PUB. DATE
March 2002
SOURCE
Wireless Week;3/4/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 9, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Deals with the plan of the Association of Public Safety Communications Officials-International (APCO) to establish a not-for-profit organization to help improve public safety communications. Value of the pledge called by APCO from Nextel Communications Inc.; Concern of the National Emergency Numbers Association to the donations that will be received by APCO from wireless communication carriers.
ACCESSION #
6316251

 

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