Fugitive Investigations Division

The Fugitive Investigations Division (FID) specializes in fugitive investigations, fugitive apprehensions, returning fugitives to New York State. The fugitive investigations include planning and dynamic high-risk entries within the scope and context of locating and arresting the Department’s most dangerous fugitives. FID also handles “cold case” warrants through its “Cold Case Unit” and is responsible for the Department’s “Most Wanted” webpage. FID further includes the Warrant and Transfer Unit, which is responsible for returning out of state incarcerated individuals back to New York State that have violated their conditions of release in Community Supervision and assists with the transportation of Strict and Intensive Supervision and Treatment (SIST) cases upon their release from an Office of Mental Health (OMH) facility to a designated residential location or parole office.