Transportation Security and Emergency Preparedness

Office of Emergency Management

The TSEP Program was created to provide direct training to employees working in transportation hubs to increase their security awareness and active shooter preparedness. The TSEP Program places an emphasis on the importance of an employee’s role in reporting potential threats and responding appropriately during an emergency in order to protect themselves and the public.

TSEP Responsibilities

Steady State Operations

During Steady State Operations, TSEP performs the following functions:

  • Reviews, coordinates, and facilitates Transportation Security and Emergency Preparedness training for the public and private sectors;
  • Provides support to Governor’s Initiative programs by delivery to the public and private sectors;
  • Prepares training updates for specific requests associated with the TSEP program; and,
  • Conducts outreach to transportation hubs across New York State.


Emergency Response Activations

During Emergency Response Activations, TSEP provides support to the State and local Emergency Operations Centers.

480 Seconds

The average active shooter incident lasts approximately eight minutes. Learn the importance of Run, Hide, Fight and how these steps can help you and others survive an active shooter incident.

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