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CPRA's Membership Meeting Goes Virtual
The May 21st regular General Membership Meeting will be held on Zoom.
Download the meeting notice, Zoom account setup guide and Zoom attendee controls guide.
The Zoom link was emailed to our membership list on May 13th.

CPRA 2020 NTW Awards Cancelled
Our meeting and banquet venue had to cancel. Chapter staff is working on plans
to reschedule virtual and/or in-person replacement events. Watch this space for updates.
Join us in congratulating our 2020 CPRA NTW winners. 

National Public Safety Telecommunicator Week
Whether you agency celebrated or not, thank those telecommunicators who dedicate
their lives to serving the public.  Learn more about NPSTW at

Message from our Chapter President
Watch a brief YouTube video message from Howard Newton, CPRA President
regarding the Covid-19 impact to chapter meetings and events. Video

APCO COVID-19 Resources
Visit APCO's page with information from APCO and government agencies about ECCs.
Join a new PSConnect group to ask questions and share information.
Find webinar recordings about COVID-19 9-1-1 call center impacts.

CPRA Online Store    Shop online for all things CPRA!
Chapter Challenge Coin, 2020 NTW Awards Banquet,
monthly meetings, meeting & event sponsorships, etc.

Don’t Break Up the T-Band
Both the House and Senate have bills reversing the mandate to auction the spectrum.
The FCC agrees that the T-band auction is unworkable and detrimental to public safety.
Get the latest on S.2748 and H.R.451. Download the FCC statement.

APCO Scholarship Program Is Open
Silent Key and CAC Scholarships are available for use on all APCO Institute courses and programs,
including the RPL and CPE programs.  Deadlines are Feb 15 and Mar 31. Learn more.

APCO Cybersecurity Fundamentals for the ECC
Learn the basics about cybersecurity fundamentals, creating an Incident Response Plan
and what to do if your ECC experiences a cyberattack.  Learn more...

APCO Young Professionals Taskforce
Nominate someone you know to be featured in the Young Professional Spotlight.
Download and submit the nomination form today.

Updated Public Safety Job Listings
New listings posted. Over 30 updated job openings. Posting a job
is free to qualified agencies. See the jobs and get more info...

APCO Communications Center Supervisor Course
For prospective, newly appointed or experienced communications supervisors
who want to enhance their supervisory skills and knowledge.
Online and other options available. Learn more...

APCO Membership Newsletters
Did you know that APCO publishes a monthly e-newsletter? The PSCeNews
newsletter includes content that didn't make the printed magazine or the
emailed Membership Minute. Log in and learn more...

Get the latest job listings, chapter news, committee schedules,
meeting minutes, and checkout this month's CommLink.

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Upcoming Meetings
May 21st - Virtual Meeting
June 18th - Buena Park [cancelled]
July 16th - El Segundo
See Full Calendar. Download CommLink.

Sponsorship Opportunities

2020 Telecommunicator Awards Sponsors

HP Communications
Silver Sponsor

IE Blue Bells
Silver Sponsor

Aviat Networks
Silver Sponsor

San Bernardino Police Officer's Association
Silver Sponsor

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