Bill Hobgood presented an educational session at the IACP Annual Conference in Philadelphia on Saturday, October 19th. The session was titled “Automated Secure Alarm Protocol (ASAP) to the Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP): Reducing 9-1-1 Processing and Response Times by Minutes for Alarm Notifications Between Alarm Monitoring Companies and 9-1-1 PSAPs.”
Hobgood spoke of the ASAP program gaining momentum following implementations in Richmond, Houston, Washington DC and other localities. ASAP is proven to reduce 9-1-1 processing and response times, eliminate mistakes, miscommunications, and telephone calls.
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