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Interstate Commission for Adult Offender Supervision | Ensuring Public Safety for the 21st Century

Rule 5.107 - Officers retaking an offender

(a) Officers authorized under the law of a sending state may enter a state where the offender is found and apprehend and retake the offender, subject to this compact, its rules, and due process requirements.

(b) The sending state shall be required to establish the authority of the officer and the identity of the offender to be retaken.

References:
ICAOS Advisory Opinions

11-2006 [Officers of a sending state are specifically authorized to enter a state where the offender is found and apprehend and retake the offender notwithstanding case closure]

History: Adopted November 4, 2003, effective August 1, 2004.

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Definitions

Click terms below to reveal definitions used in this rule.

Behavior Requiring Retaking – means an act or pattern of non-compliance with conditions of supervision that could not be successfully addressed through the use of documented corrective action or graduated responses and would result in a request for revocation of supervision in the receiving state.

Offender – means an adult placed under, or made subject to, supervision as the result of the commission of a criminal offense and released to the community under the jurisdiction of courts, paroling authorities, corrections, or other criminal justice agencies, and who is required to request transfer of supervision under the provisions of the Interstate Compact for Adult Offender Supervision. 

Retaking – means the act of a sending state in physically removing an offender, or causing to have an offender removed, from a receiving state.

Rules – means acts of the Interstate Commission, which have the force and effect of law in the compacting states, and are promulgated under the Interstate Compact for Adult Offender Supervision, and substantially affect interested parties in addition to the Interstate Commission.

Sending State – means a state requesting the transfer of an offender, or which transfers supervision of an offender, under the terms of the Compact and its rules.

Shall – means that a state or other actor is required to perform an act, the nonperformance of which may result in the imposition of sanctions as permitted by the Interstate Compact for Adult Offender Supervision, its by-laws and rules.