Rensselaer County Public Safety is responsible for planning and coordinating the County's response to all hazard public emergencies. Emergency Management is the organized analysis, planning, decision making and management of responders and resources to prepare for, respond to and recover from the impacts of all hazards. Public Safety is the primary point of contact for all municipalities between various New York State and Federal agencies, and coordinates Volunteer Organizations Active in Disasters.
Management & Assistance
Public Safety directly manages or assists numerous support teams that assist first responders:
Rensselaer County Auxiliary Police
Rensselaer County Hazardous Materials and Decontamination Teams