Commonwealth Interoperability Coordinator’s Office (CICO)

Strategic Plans

2015 Interoperability Vision

By 2015, agencies and their representatives at the local, regional, state, and federal levels will be able to communicate using compatible systems, in real time, across disciplines and jurisdictions, to respond more effectively during day-to-day operations and major emergency situations.

Since 2004, Virginia has published a state plan for interoperability called the Statewide Communication Interoperability Plan (SCIP) dedicated to improving communications interoperability at the local, regional, and state level.  The annual update of the plan shows the Commonwealth's continued commitment to the public safety practitioner community and marks the next step towards achieving the 2015 Vision for interoperability.

Past versions of the Commonwealth of Virginia Statewide Communication Interoperability Plan can be found below:

Other strategic plans have been developed by local jurisdictions as well as state agencies. For more information, please visit:


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