Tag Archives: Next-Generation Incident Command System

DHS Rolls Out First Responder Data Sharing Tool Worldwide; Dan Cotter Comments

The Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate has rolled out an information sharing tool for first responders around the world. DHS said Monday the Next-Generation Incident Command System works as a mobile, web-based communication platform for first responders to request and receive remote assistance from personnel. DHS and the U.S. Coast …

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DHS Starts Emergency Response Tool Transition to Commercial Market

The Science and Technology Directorate of the Department of Homeland Security is in the process of transitioning the Next-Generation Incident Command System technology to California-based nonprofit Worldwide Incident Command Services. DHS said Thursday WICS will offer the NICS emergency response tool to first responders and emergency planners as a low-cost service following the completion of the …

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