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New York State Organized Crime Task Force Administrative Files and Correspondence

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

Repository:

New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
The Organized Crime Task Force (OCTF) was created as a means to increase resources and to fill jurisdictional gaps related to fighting organized crime in New York State. The OCTF prosecutes multi-county, multi-state, and multi-national organized criminal activities happening within New York State. This series documents decisions, policy, investigations, and operations of the Organized Crime Task Force.
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Quantity:
35 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
1982-1994
Series Number:
20972

Arrangement

Chronological.

Administrative History

Chapter 1003, Section 2 of the Laws of 1970 created the Organized Crime Task Force (OCTF) as a means to increase resources and to fill jurisdictional gaps related to fighting organized crime in New York State. The OCTF prosecutes multi-county, multi-state, and multi-national organized criminal activities happening within New York State. Most OCTF cases involve long-term investigations conducted in partnership with local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies, including crimes related to narcotics trafficking, loan sharking, racketeering, and money laundering. The Task Force is headed by an executive director appointed jointly by the Governor and the Attorney General.

Scope and Content Note

This series documents decisions, policy, investigations, and operations of the Organized Crime Task Force. Much of the series consists of correspondence and other records originating out of the Buffalo office. Accretion 20972-10 consists exclusively of progress reports.

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Series may contain restricted material. Consult with reference archivist before use.

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Other finding aids

20972-09, 20972-10: Container lists are available at the repository.

Acquistion Information

20972-09A: This accretion includes records from transfer list 961330.

20972-10: This accretion includes records from transfer list 971338A.

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Contents Box

Accretion: 20972-09A
NYSIIS Proposal and previous evaluation 1
NYSIIS OCI administration 2
NYSIIS 3
NYSIIS printouts 4
NYSIIS Nickname index volume 1; Name index volume 2, D-J 5
NYSIIS Name index volume 3, K-P; Economic analysis; OCI directory 6
NYSIIS Name index volume 5, Q-Z; Economic analysis; OCI directory 7

Accretion: 20972-10
Progress reports 1
Progress reports 2
Progress reports 3