Who we are
The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International is committed to providing complete public safety communications expertise, professional development, technical assistance, advocacy and outreach to benefit our members and the public.
Since 1935 we have represented a sector that has grown to involve more than 200,000 professionals in the U.S.
APCO’s 35,000+ members include leaders in the industry such as:
- Engineers/Technicians/Information System Personnel
- Coordinators (9-1-1, Training & Education)
- Police Chiefs, Fire Chiefs, Officers, Sheriffs, County/State Officials
- Marketing/Sales, Consultant Services, Product Specialists
More than three out of five readers of PSC Communications recommend, specify or approve the purchase of products and services.
More than half of our readers perceive companies that advertise in PSC magazine as more supportive of their profession and/or association than those that don’t.
More than two out of three readers took at least one action after viewing an advertisement (contacted the company for more information, referred an ad to someone else in the company, requested more information from an ad, saved an ad for reference).
More than half of respondents said they pay special attention to PSC magazine because it is the official publication of APCO International.
More than half of our readers said they are more likely to consider purchasing products and services from companies that advertise in our media resources
Explore the Results of Our Survey!
In print and online, APCO International also offers a variety of eNewsletters targeted to specific audiences, ensuring your advertising dollars are maximized.
PSC Online News Site gives visitors access to announcements and articles of interest to stay up-to-date on the industry.
Visitors log on to PSConnect to share their questions, ideas and resources with their peers.
Visitors go to apcointl.org to learn more about the association, advocacy, training and certification, standards, spectrum management, membership, events, and the comm center.
Sent to members only every month, this eNewsletter provides updates and news about APCO and the industry.
A weekly eNewsletter that keeps subscribers up-to-date with the latest industry news.
This newsletter is sent to all subscribers and event attendees at APCO’s Annual Conference & Expo.
PSC Buyers’ GuideThe APCO International MarketBASE delivers a content rich, interactive site where buyers’ can come to research products and services in the public safety communications industry.
Technical Digest is an exclusive, limited space, advertorial email that lets you take control of the content and put your company in front of APCO’s members.
One-hour webinars that offer online learning in a convenient format. Sponsors provide the content and speakers. Webinars offer continuing education units that are crucial for our members.