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Name

Southern District of New York

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Southern District of New York
Name

Southern District of New York

Ralph Sozio

Ralph Sozio was raised in Mount Vernon, NY with his parents, both Italian Immigrants, who came to the United States in search of a better life. He attended Iona Prep High School and moved on to attend college at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York. While attending College in 1991, at 21 years old, he was given a special opportunity to be part of the Westchester County Public Safety Emergency Force and completed the Westchester County Police Officer Academy.

District Task Force Contact

New York/New Jersey Regional Fugitive Task Force

Purpose: The New York/New Jersey Regional Fugitive Force (NY/NJ RFTF) became operational in May of 2002. With Memorandum of Understandings with over 80 federal, state, or local agencies and three fully operational offices in the New York/New Jersey area, the New York/New Jersey Regional Fugitive Force has made an extraordinary impact on the  investigation and apprehension of the region's most dangerous and violent fugitives.

Participants:

  • U.S. Marshals Service (USMS)
  • Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)
  • United States Secret Service
  • Social Security Office of Inspector General
  • Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
  • Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF)
  • New York State Police
  • New York State Parole
  • New York City Police Department
  • New York National Guard

County

Bronx, Duchess, New York, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Westchester and concurrently with the Eastern District, the waters within the Eastern District

Court:  in New York, White Plains,  the Middletown-Wallkill area of Orange County

The organizational structure of the district can be found in the United States Code Title 28, Part I, Chapter 5, Sec. 112.

Profiled Fugitives

If you have information on any fugitives, please call 1-888-869-4589. (24 Hour Tip Line)

The policies and procedures of the various U.S. Marshals Service District Offices found on this website may vary depending on local rules, local needs, and legal and policy interpretations. These policies and procedures, and any variations among District Offices, are not intended to, do not, and may not be relied upon to create any rights, substantive or procedural, enforceable at law by any party or person in any matter civil or criminal. Nor are any limitations thereby placed on otherwise lawful U.S. Marshals Service prerogatives.