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

Welcome to NYPD SHIELD, the innovative and highly-successful program that partners our Counterterrorism Bureau with private security managers across the area.

New York City remains a top terrorism target by organized groups, so-called “lone wolves,” and more. At least one stated desire of those who wish to do us harm is to cripple our economy. Because many world-class financial institutions are based here, we can never become complacent. More...


NYPD Publications
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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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