Meet the Special Agent in Charge

Portrait of Toni CrosbyIn January 2022, Toni M. Crosby was selected as the Special Agent in Charge of the Baltimore Field Division of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF). As the Special Agent in Charge, she is responsible for overseeing all ATF criminal enforcement and regulatory operations in Maryland and Delaware.

The Special Agents under Mrs. Crosby’s leadership focus investigations on violent criminal organizations, illegal use of firearms, firearms trafficking, criminal arson and explosives incidents, and more. Additionally, Industry Operations Investigators under her leadership oversee the inspection of more than 3,200 federal firearms licensees and over 80 explosives licensees/permittees within the Baltimore Field Division area of responsibility.

Mrs. Crosby was appointed to her current position after serving as the Special Agent in Charge of the Internal Affairs Division. Prior to that, she was the Assistant Special Agent in Charge of the Baltimore Field Division from 2019-2021 where she was responsible for overseeing the criminal enforcement groups who worked within the Baltimore metropolitan area.

Mrs. Crosby began her career with ATF as an Investigative Analyst in 1999 before becoming a Special Agent in the Baltimore Field Division in 2000, working violent crime investigations throughout the state of Maryland. In 2014, ATF Headquarters in Washington, D.C. in the Human Resources and Professional Management directorate before joining the ATF Denver Field Division as the Resident Agent in Charge of the Colorado Springs Field Office from 2015-2017. Mrs. Crosby returned to ATF Headquarters to serve as the Resource Management Branch Chief until January 2019, where she was responsible for overseeing the field operations budget and the Joint Law Enforcement Officer’s (JLEO) asset forfeiture budget. From 2009-2015, she also served as part of the ATF Special Response Team Medic Program. Mrs. Crosby has also served as members of ATF’s Merit Promotion Board and Professional Review Board.

Mrs. Crosby holds a Master’s Degree in Security and Safety Leadership from George Washington University and graduated in 2016. She is a current member of the Women in Federal Law Enforcement (WIFLE), International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA). Throughout her career, she has been the recipient of many awards for merit, outstanding service, and investigative excellence.

Last Reviewed May 9, 2022