News

January 30, 2015
On February 24th and 25th, the SPTC/NCSP delivered the one day TECC for EMS Workshop at the Chautauqua County Office of Emergency Services to two blended classes of EMS and Law Enforcement professionals...
January 21, 2015
The New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services' (DHSES) State Preparedness Training Center (SPTC) in collaboration with the National Center for Security and Preparedness (NCSP) is hosting its third annual policy colloquium on Community Resilience to be held on May 7, 2015. Its objective is to discuss from a theoretical and a practitioners' perspective- the association between Resilience, Recovery and Preparedness framed as Community Resilience...
January 13, 2015
Albany Time Warner Cable News Interviews Director Rick Mathews about the attacks in Paris.
January 6, 2015
The interview begins at approximately 4 minutes into the weekend review broadcast.
 

2014

December 22, 2014
The IDNYC card is a secure form of photo identification available for all residents of New York City of the ages of 14 and up. The municipal ID card is intended to provide NYC residents with easier access to the various services, programs, and activities that the city of New York has to offer. The card is offered to all residents, including those without a current immigration status...
December 15, 2014
On December 9-10, the SPTC/NCSP delivered the EMS Special Situations (Winter Edition) Course to a class of EMS professionals from around New York State. Students learned how to manage unique emergency situations they may come across during the winter months in New York...
December 8, 2014
The November 12-14 course marked the final of twelve deliveries in 2014, making it the busiest EVDD season since the course's first pilot in October 2012. The program more than quadrupled the amount of deliveries and students trained over 2013...
December 1, 2014
An initial analysis suggests that the acceleration in the number of U.S. active shooter events isn't a trend confined to the last 6 years. Rather, evidence suggests an increase in incidents over the last three decades...
November 25, 2014
The SPTC/NCSP delivered the EMS MCI Course to a diverse class of EMS professionals from around the state of New York on November 18-19, 2014. Throughout the course, students discussed and practiced MCI management skills...