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Week 451
August 19, 2009

Editor's Note:

PoliceOne attended the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) 75th Annual Conference and Exposition this week, and today we present the first in a series of articles about what we discovered.

We will continue to follow up on our coverage of APCO, keeping a close eye on updates regarding communications interoperability. Add your comments or send us an e-mail with your thoughts.

— Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Senior Editor

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