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APCO is a recognized and well-respected leader when it comes to legislative and regulatory efforts directed at improving 9-1-1 services.

NEW: See the APCO 2017 presentation on The Prospect of Federal Legislation for NG9-1-1.


FCC Proceedings

Transition from TTY to Real-Time Text (RTT) (CG 16-145, GN 15-178)

Part 4 Outage Reporting Requirements (PS 15-80 and ET 04-35)

Wireless Location Accuracy for 9-1-1

911 Governance and Accountability and Improving 911 Reliability (PS 14-193 and PS 13-75)

Continuity of Communications & Technology Transitions (PS 14-174, GN 13-5, RM-11358, WC 05-25, RM-10593)

Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau Announces Availability of PSAP Text-to-911 Readiness and Certification Registry (PS 10-255 and PS 11-153)

Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau Announces Availability of PSAP Text-to-911 Certification and Readiness Form (PS 10-255 and PS 11-153)

Best Practices for Implementing Text-to-9-1-1 (PS 10-255 & PS 11-153)

Improving the Resiliency of Mobile Wireless Communications Networks (PS 13-239)

Non Emergency Calls to 9-1-1 from NSI Handsets (PS 08-51)

Improving the Reliability of 9-1-1 (PS 13-75 & PS 11-60)

Legal and Statutory Framework for NG9-1-1 (PS 10-255, PS 11-153, & PS 12-333)

Establishing a ‘Do-Not-Call-Registry’ for Public Safety Answering Points (CG 12-129)

5th Annual Report to Congress

Congressional Hearings

Testimony before the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, Subcommittee on Communications, Technology and the Internet.
Locating 911 Callers in a Wireless World
President Gigi Smith
January 16, 2014


APCO Releases Fact Sheet and White Paper on Mobile Apps and 9-1-1

APCO Joins in Voluntary Industry Agreement to Offer Text to 9-1-1 Services


FCC Communications, Security, Reliability and Interoperability Council (CSRIC)