DHS SOLICITING COMMENT ON NRF EMERGENCY SUPPORT ANNEXES

As part of its continuing effort to develop the National Response Framework (NRF) the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is soliciting public comment on 15 Emergency Support Function Annexes. The IACP has identified four annexes of particular relevance to the law enforcement community and is seeking input and comment from the membership. These annexes are listed below: (Please click on the link to download a .pdf version of the document) Annex 1: Transportation Annex 2: Communications Annex 9: Search and Rescue Annex 13: Public Safety and Security Of course, all members should also feel free to review the remaining 11 annexes. They can be found by going to http://www.fema.gov/emergency/nrf/mainindex.htm and clicking the “Support Annexes” navigation bar; and clicking the “Emergency Support Function Annex We would appreciate receiving your comments by COB on November 5, 2007 so that we will have adequate time for review and document submission. Please forward all responses to Gene Voegtlin, IACP Legislative Counsel at voegtlin@theiacp.org