APCO Institute Debuts New Training Product

DAYTONA BEACH, Fl. - The APCO Institute today announced the release of their newest curriculum offerings - Video-Based Training Programs.  These new programs are offered by the APCO Institute in connection with the Fire and Emergency Training Network (FETN) and the Law Enforcement Training Network (LETN).  Topics include TTY Call Recognition and Processing, Answering Suicidal Callers and AMBER Alerts.

Each APCO Institute Video-Based Training Program is designed to be used repeatedly to train your entire staff including any new hires as needed and includes a 25-minute training video, supplementary training materials, a lesson plan including objectives and synopsis, topic information, case studies, reference materials and student exams and answer keys.

"The APCO Institute is pleased to offer these new programs and to expand the training available to today's public safety communications personnel by offering the most up to date cost effective training possible," APCO Institute Director Candice Solie said.

For more information on the new APCO Institute Video-Based Training Programs, or to order, visit the APCO Institute website at

About APCO Institute

APCO Institute, a subsidiary of the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials International, is the premier organization addressing educational and certification needs of public safety communications agencies.  The Institute offers a selection of affordable training and educational resources for public safety communicators throughout the U.S. and in the international arena.  Instructional offerings range from first-line basic training to supervisory, and communication center management courses, technical testing, agency and agent certification, and web seminars addressing current public safety communications issues.  APCO Institute offers several training options including certification programs through traditional classroom instruction and APCO Institute Online internet-based training. APCO Virtual College, a cooperative effort between APCO Institute and the Institute for Emergency Preparedness (IEP) offers a degree program in Public Safety Communications.
 APCO Virtual College is an internet-based distance learning academic program designed for, and directed specifically toward individuals in the public safety communication. For more information, visit

About APCO International

The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials International, Inc. is the world's oldest and largest professional organization dedicated to the enhancement of public safety communications.  APCO serves the professional needs of its 14,000 members worldwide by creating a platform for setting professional standards, addressing professional issues and providing education, products and services for people who manage, operate, maintain and supply the communications systems used by police, fire and emergency medical dispatch agencies throughout the world.  For more information, visit

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