Homeland Security and Emergency Services

Mission Statement

Created through Executive Law section 717, the Office of Interoperable and Emergency Communications (OIEC) is the principal state agency for all interoperable and emergency communications issues and oversees and directs the development, coordination and implementation of policies, plans, standards, programs and services related to interoperable and emergency communications, including those related to land mobile radio communications.

The Director of OIEC also serves as the Statewide Interoperable and Emergency Communications Coordinator and chair of the Statewide Interoperable Governance Board.