Joint Information Center [JIC] Law and Legal Definition

Joint information center means a facility established to arrange all incident-related public information activities. It serves as the physical location where public information officials can locate to perform critical emergency information, crisis communications, and public affairs functions. Therefore, all public information officials should locate at the joint information center. It is the central point of contact for all news media at the scene of the incident. JICs may be established at various levels of government or at incident sites, or can be components of Multiagency Coordination Systems.