The Arizona Chapter of APCO/NENA is a joint chapter representing Arizona’s emergency response professionals. The object of the chapter is to assist in the fulfillment mission by: A. Leading in the development, availability, implementation and enhancement of a universal emergency telephone number common to all jurisdiction(s) through research, planning, training and education. B. Foster the development and the progress of the art of public safety communications by means of research, planning, training, and education; promote cooperation between towns, cities, counties, state, tribal, private and federal public safety agencies and policy making bodies as may be appropriate, and through its efforts strive towards the end that the safety of human life, the protection of property, and the civic welfare are benefited to the utmost degree. C. Enabling all citizens to have immediate access to emergency public safety services. D. Aiding and assisting in the timely collection and dissemination of information relating to a universal emergency telephone number and public safety communications.