The Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office Warrants Investigation Unit’s primary responsibility is the arrest of persons for whom warrants have been issued. The Warrants Unit is a part of the Criminal Investigation Division.

Detectives assigned to the Warrants Investigation Unit work closely with the US Marshals Service and the NY State Police Violent Felony Warrants Unit. The detectives also work with many local, state and out-of-state police agencies. Detectives execute warrants for any requesting agency, and travel throughout the state and country to retrieve prisoners who have been arrested on Onondaga County issued warrants.