On behalf of the Office of Emergency Communications (OEC), I am pleased to present the Fiscal Year 2018 SAFECOM Guidance on Emergency Communications Grants (SAFECOM Guidance). This document is updated annually to provide current information on emergency communications policies, eligible costs, best practices, and technical standards for state, local, tribal, and territorial grantees investing federal funds in emergency communications projects.
Statewide Interoperability Coordinators
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) Office of Cybersecurity and Communications Office of Emergency Communications Director Rear Admiral Ronald Hewitt addresses DHS’ efforts in enhancing the Nation’s interoperable emergency communications.
For inquiries about National Council of Statewide Interoperability Coordinators (NCSWIC), please contact the NCSWIC inbox. For more information on the Office of Emergency Communications (OEC), please visit the OEC website.
The NCSWIC Committees are long-term, standing groups with sustained focus on particular committee topics, such as governance or the sustainment of emergency communications funding. The NCSWIC Executive Committee (EC) members act as chairs of the c
Established by the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Office of Emergency Communications (OEC) in July 2010, the National Council of Statewide Interoperability Coordinators (NCSWIC) supports Statewide Interoperability Coordinators (SWIC) from the 56 states and territories, by developing products and services to assist them with leveraging their relationships, professional knowledge, and experience with public safety partners involved in interoperable communications at all levels of government.