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Bench Book - 4.3.2 Offenders Convicted of a Violent Crime

At the request of a receiving state, Rule 5.102 requires the sending state to retake an offender convicted of a violent crime. A violent crime is qualified by one of the following four criteria: (1) any crime involving the unlawful exertion of physical force with the intent to cause injury or physical harm to a person; (2) or an offense in which a person has incurred direct or threatened physical or psychological harm as defined by the criminal code of the state in which the crime occurred; (3) or the use of a deadly weapon in the commission of a crime; (4) or any sex offense requiring registration.

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

Violent Crime – means any crime involving the unlawful exertion of physical force with the intent to cause injury or physical harm to a person; or an offense in which a person has incurred direct or threatened physical or psychological harm as defined by the criminal code of the state in which the crime occurred; or the use of a deadly weapon in the commission of a crime; or any sex offense requiring registration.