DHS Training Program: Security guards in NY trained to spy on public
New York State Office of Homeland Security
“Deterrence Through Preparedness”
New York State Enhanced Security Guard Training Program, Plan of Instruction.
The following are excerpts from the 55 page Pdf:
The Enhanced Security Guard Program is intended to support and complement the current security guard training and counter terrorism efforts in the State of New York. Through this program, security guards will gain an increased level of training and knowledge pertaining to security concerns and terrorism related issues in support of their role as security specialists and the responsibilities inherent within the purview of their profession.
a. identify/list information sharing strategies available within NYS
b. identify/list communication avenues within NYS to report suspicious or potential criminal or terrorist related activity
c. distinguish/explain the difference between information and intelligence
d. describe/explain common methods of operation of terrorist groups
e. describe/explain potential indicators of a suicide/homicide bomb attack
f. describe/explain the importance of pre-operational surveillance
3. Identify/Describe at least three types of surveillance techniques and list their indicators.
4. Explain the principles of surveillance detection.
Identify and list the avenues/methods of communication to report suspicious activity.