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AMBER Alert Dissemination

A Law Enforcement Agency with an inquiry about an AMBER Alert can contact the NYSP Special Victims Unit through the State Police 24/7 Communications Section at 518-457-6811.

AMBER Alert capabilities are operational statewide, as defined by the map below, and a procedure is in place to share information with neighboring states and Canadian provinces and, when appropriate, request activation of their AMBER Alert systems.

AMBER Activation Alert Areas
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When it is believed that an abductor may try to flee the US across one of the New York State border crossings, border crossing personnel will be notified:

  • US Border Patrol
  • US Customs
  • Canadian Customs