SAFECOM/NCSWIC Winter Newsletter Released, February 2, 2018

Winter 2017 Newsletter Released. The SAFECOM-NCSWIC Quarterly Newsletter was published on January 31, 2018. In this edition of the newsletter, Ron Hewitt, Office of Emergency Communications (OEC) Director, provides updates on the National Governors Association partnership with OEC to enhance public safety communications governance through regional workshops and the kick-off of the 2019 National Emergency Communications Plan development process. Updates were also provided by Chief Gerald Reardon, SAFECOM Chair, and Joe Galvin, National Council of Statewide Interoperability Coordinators (NCSWIC) Vice Chair. The newsletter also highlights the new SAFECOM Membership Applications.

SAFECOM and NCSWIC Monthly Bulletins Published. Each month, SAFECOM and NCSWIC publish monthly bulletins highlighting committee activities and initiatives. The latest monthly bulletins can be found here.

SAFECOM-NCSWIC Blog. The blog recently highlighted OEC’s Interoperable Communications Technical Assistance Program (ICTAP) annual event kicking off the FY18 Technical Assistance and Statewide Interoperability Plan Workshops cycle; information on SAFECOM’s Membership Applications; and the latest in the Project Responder series, Project Responder 5 (PR5). The SAFECOM-NCSWIC Blog serves as a great tool for information sharing and dissemination.  On the blog, we highlight current events, activities, accomplishments, updates, opinion pieces, and innovative ideas from the SAFECOM and NCSWIC community.  If you have relevant public safety communications information you would like to share with the public safety stakeholder community, please send ideas to the SAFECOM Inbox or NCSWIC Inbox.