The following are commonly accessed documents for the SAFECOM program.
National Emergency Communications Plan
This plan provides information and guidance to those that plan for, coordinate, invest in, and utilize operable and interoperable communications for response and recovery operations.
The Interoperability Continuum provides a graphical depiction to demonstrate the five critical success factors to achieving interoperability. This tool also provides a framework from which all emergency response agencies at the Federal, State, local, and tribal levels could use to baseline their planning and implementation of interoperability solutions.
- Interoperability Continuum: A Tool for Improving Emergency Response Communications and Resiliency (.pdf, 2.84MB)
- Additional SAFECOM Interoperability documents
This brochure outlines an approach for States, localities, and emergency response agencies to replace coded language radio transmission with plain language.
- Plain Language: Making the Transition from Ten Codes to Plain Language (.pdf, 6.67MB)
- Additional SAFECOM Planning documents