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.


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