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Director Henry Renteria


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California Links:

California Government Code & Legislation

- See Code Section 8592 for the California Public Safety Communication Act

California's Statewide Interoperabiliaty Executive Committee (CALSIEC)

California Statewide Interoperability Executive Committee (CALSIEC)


As a public safety practitioner driven program, SAFECOM is working with existing federal communications initiatives and key public safety stakeholders to address the need to develop better technologies and processes for the cross-jurisdictional and cross-disciplinary coordination of existing systems and future networks. SAFECOM harnesses diverse federal resources in service of the public safety community.

These links provide members of the public safety community and other constituents with information and resources to help them meet their communications and interoperability needs. The resources available through these linked webpages contain comprehensive information on topics relevant to public safety communications and features best practices that have evolved from real-world situations.

SAFECOM Guidance:


SAFECOM Interoperability Planning Methodology

SAFECOM Interoperability Continuum Overview

SAFECOM Interoperability Continuum Brochure View PDF

SCIP Statewide Communications Planning Overview

SCIP Methodology (Virginia Planning Process) PDF

SAFECOM Statement of Requirements (SoR) for Public Safety Communications PDF (Version 2.0 November 2006)

Other Related Links:

NIMS: National Incident Management System

NIMS Integration Center

NIMS Compliance Website

Project 25 Communications Standards

Project 25 Website

U. S. Department of Homeland Security

DHS Home

DHS Structure and Organization

DHS Information Bulletins

Federal Communications Commission

Public Safety Home

700 MHz Interoperability

National Coordination Committee

FCC Planning Regions in California

Region 5 (Southern California) (700 MHz information in the "Documents" section)

Region 6 (Northern California)

National Public Safety Telecommunications Council


If you have questions, suggestions, or comments, please contact the California Interoperability Coordinators Office at (916) 845-8630 or

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