New York State Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Services: Office of Counter Terrorism
Office of Counter Terrorism Units
Works in collaboration with the New York State Intelligence Center to analyze and disseminate terrorist-related information received from a wide variety of international, federal, state, local, and private resources.
Works with New York's First Responder Community (e.g. law enforcement, fire, EMS) to support their terrorism preparedness and response capabilities. Coordinates federal, state, and local resources regarding Northern Border Security, and supports public and private sector outreach initiatives.
Coordinates critical infrastructure protection with public and private sector partners. Conducts assessments of critical infrastructure and key resources, and helps to develop protection strategies.
Supports DHSES' role as the State Administrative Agency for the federal homeland security grant funds by managing the homeland security grants process and associated program requirements. All grant initiatives must support the State Homeland Security Strategy.