Countering Terrorism through Information Sharing


Welcome to the New York City Police Department's latest counterterrorism program, NYPD SHIELD. SHIELD is an umbrella program for a series of current and future Police Department initiatives that pertain to private sector security and counterterrorism.

This is a public-private partnership based on providing best practices, lessons learned, counterterrorism training opportunities, and information sharing. SHIELD seeks to partner with private sector security managers with the goal of protecting New York City from terrorist attacks.



Police Commissioner James P. O'Neill

James P. O’Neill was appointed the 43rd police commissioner of the City of New York by Mayor Bill de Blasio in September 2016. He had served previously as chief of department, the NYPD’s highest uniformed rank. He was instrumental in developing the neighborhood-based policing model that is renewing and recasting the NYPD’s patrol function to provide greater police and community interaction and collaboration.



Explosion in Chelsea
9/18/2016 12:00:00 AM
IMPORTANT: Anyone with information on the explosion in Chelsea is asked to share it by calling 1-800-577-TIPS

NYPD Publications
1/1/2015 10:00:00 AM
The following Publications have been produced by the New York City Police Department:

     - Active Shooter Guide.


Apply for NYPD SHIELD Membership online and become a partner in the fight against terrorism.



Operation Nexus is a nationwide network of businesses and enterprises joined in an effort to prevent another terrorist attack against our citizens. Members are committed to reporting suspicious business encounters that they believe may have possible links to terrorism.



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