The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials, Canada, Inc. is a voluntary, not-for-profit organization dedicated to the enhancement of public safety communications. It serves the people who supply, install and operate the Emergency Communications Systems used around the Country from coast to coast to coast. Members come from every type of public safety organization in the country, including 9-1-1, police, fire and emergency medical services as well as emergency management, disaster planning and federal search and rescue personnel.
The head office of APCO Canada is located at 440 Laurier Ave. West, Suite 200, in Ottawa, Ontario (K1R 7X6).
The Association is affiliated with numerous Public Safety Communications organizations, including APCO International Inc., APCO Australasia and British APCO which collectively represent some 17,000 members world-wide.
APCO Canada members strive to ensure that the safety of human life, the protection of property and the public welfare benefit to the utmost degree through the provision of the call-taking and dispatching of services to those who are in need.