Homeland Security and Emergency Services

Office of Counter Terrorism Units

  • Critical Infrastructure Protection Unit

    Coordinates critical infrastructure protection with public and private sector partners. Conducts assessments of critical infrastructure and key resources, and helps to develop protection strategies.

  • Public Safety Unit/Red Teams

    The Public Safety Unit (PSU) facilitates and supports counter terrorism prevention activities - including the statewide Red Teams initiative - to evaluate and enhance New York State's counter terrorism posture.

  • Law Enforcement Liaison Unit

    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.

  • Cyber Incident Response Team & Cyber Support Element

    Provides cyber security support for local governments, non-Executive agencies, and public authorities through outreach, information sharing, and cyber incident response.