New York’s Division of Homeland Security and the Emergency Services’ Office of Counter Terrorism reports counter terrorism exercises were conducted at 1,000 locations in 2018. During each exercise, counter terrorism experts from state and local agencies go undercover as customers and assess the ability of businesses to recognize and report suspicious activity. The Office of Counter Terrorism partnered with more than 400 law enforcement personnel from over 100 agencies statewide to conduct exercises in every county.