Monday, June 17, 2013

DHS of NYS, Jerome M. Hauer, Met With Law Enforcement IN Ulster County

In preparation for the summer season, the commissioner of the Division of Homeland Security of New York State, Jerome M. Hauer, met with the Sheriffs, New York State Police Commanders, New York City Department of Environmental Protection, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Local Police Chiefs and first responders of the Delaware, Duchess, Sullivan, and Ulster counties.

The meeting, hosted at the Ulster County Sheriff's Office at the Ulster County Law Enforcement Center, served as a medium to discuss pertinent safety and security issues related to the populace influx including vacationers and summer campers.

Commissioner Hauer outlined the importance of vigilance in battling terrorism and terror related crimes. Commissioner Hauer also reviewed safety procedures in place for national disasters and mass casualty incidents.

Hatzalah Volunteer Ambulance Corp., an orthodox Jewish volunteer ambulance organization, was present for this monumental gathering and was pleased about the coordination efforts between the local organizations and the State in preparation for the influx of Jewish camps from areas such as New York City and the Catskill mountain region.

Ulster County Sheriff Paul J. Van Blarcum expressed gratitude to Commissioner Hauer and Governor Andrew Cuomo for enabling the meeting and committing adequate resources for the multiple upstate counties’ needs. "We feel confident with the implemented measures we have collectively put into place and thank Commissioner Hauer for his dedication and commitment," said Sheriff Van Blarcum. — at Ulster County Law Enforcement Center.

{NewYorkBuffMedia Newsroom - Press Release & Photos by: Ulster County Sheriff's Office PIO}

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