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D.C. implements ASAP

January 9, 2013Rich Miller

WASHINGTON—The District of Columbia has implemented the Automated Secure Alarm Protocol, becoming the sixth U.S. municipality to take the step toward faster and more efficient alarm call management.ASAP works to eliminate errors in communication between central stations and public safety answering points, or PSAPs, by sending 911 information directly via computer instead of being transmitted verbally by phone. The program was founded through a partnership between the Central Station Alarm Association,...

APCO, Association of Public Safety Communications Officials, National Law Enforcement Telecommunications System, OUC

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