Compact Online Reference Encyclopedia (CORE)

Looking for information on a specific topic, training, rule, or process? Through one search here, you can find the information you need from ICAOS’ white papersadvisory opinions, bylaws, policies, Hearing Officer's Guidetraining modulesrules, helpdesk articles and the bench book. All results are cross-referenced with links to make navigation easy and intuitive.

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I. Objectives A. This policy advocates the responsible use of alcohol at business functions for the Interstate Commission for Adult Offender Supervision and ensures that ICAOS funds are being expended in a prudent and reasonable manner in the conduct of…
I. Authority The Executive Committee is vested with the power to adopt a policy on behalf of the Interstate Commission during periods when the Interstate Commission is not in session. The Executive Committee oversees the day-to-day activities managed by…
I. Objectives A. This policy ensures that communications with members of the public are handled equally, devoid of judgment, and are consistent with the business objectives of the Interstate Commission for Adult Offender Supervision. II. Applicability A.…
I. Overview For the purpose of this policy, the definition of a survey is the gathering of information through questionnaires, interviews, etc. to make inferences about a population. The ICAOS national office will serve as the Commission’s survey…
I. Authority The Executive Committee is vested with the power to adopt a policy on behalf of the Interstate Commission during periods when the Interstate Commission is not in session. The Executive Committee oversees the day-to-day activities managed by…
I. Authority The Executive Committee is vested with the power to adopt a policy on behalf of the Interstate Commission during periods when the Interstate Commission is not in session. The Executive Committee oversees the day-to-day activities managed by…
I. Authority The Executive Committee is vested with the power to adopt a policy on behalf of the Interstate Commission during periods when the Interstate Commission is not in session. The Executive Committee oversees the day-to-day activities managed by…
I. Authority The Executive Committee is vested with the power to act on behalf of the Interstate Commission during periods when the Interstate Commission is not in session. The Executive Committee oversees the day to day activities managed by the…
I. Authority The Executive Committee is vested with the power to adopt a policy on behalf of the Interstate Commission during periods when the Interstate Commission is not in session. The Executive Committee oversees the day-to-day activities managed by…
I. Authority The Executive Committee is vested with the power to adopt a policy on behalf of the Interstate Commission during periods when the Interstate Commission is not in session. The Executive Committee oversees the Commission’s day-to-day activities…
I. Authority The Executive Committee is vested with the power to adopt a policy on behalf of the Interstate Commission during periods when the Interstate Commission is not in session. The Executive Committee oversees the day-to-day activities managed by…
I. Authority The Executive Committee is vested with the power to adopt a policy on behalf of the Interstate Commission during periods when the Interstate Commission is not in session. The Executive Committee oversees the day-to-day activities managed by…
I. Authority The Executive Committee is vested with the power to adopt a policy on behalf of the Interstate Commission during periods when the Interstate Commission is not in session. The Executive Committee oversees the day-to-day activities managed by…
I. Authority The Executive Committee is vested with the power to act on behalf of the Interstate Commission during periods when the Interstate Commission is not in session… The Executive Committee oversees the day-to-day activities managed by the…
Section 1. Commissioners The Commission Membership shall be comprised as provided by the Compact. Each Compacting State shall have and be limited to one Member. A Member shall be the Commissioner of the Compacting State. Each Compacting State shall…
What is a mentor for the DCA Mentoring Program? It is the responbility of the DCA Regional Chair to assess the needs and goals of the participant and assign a mentor in consultation with the DCA Liaison Committee Chair.  A mentor has demonstrated an…
The ICAOS creates an Interstate Commission to oversee the operations of the Compact nationally, enforce its provisions on the member states, and resolve any disputes that may arise between the states. The Commission is comprised of one voting…
I. Mission To provide an independent, objective assurance that there is adherence to Commission rules, policies and procedures. II. Objectives The objective of the ICAOS Compliance Audit Program is to provide independent assurance to the Commission that…
As of May 1, 2011 the ICAOS national office is the sole provider of ICOTS helpdesk support for state compact offices. Benefits for States There are several benefits states will experience from this transition to a national office-only ICOTS helpdesk. 1.…
(a) Upon a declaration of a national emergency by the President of the United States and/or the declaration of emergency by one or more Governors of the compact member states in response to a crisis, the Commission may, by majority vote, authorize the…
I. Authority The Executive Committee is vested with the power to adopt a policy on behalf of the Interstate Commission during periods when the Interstate Commission is not in session. The Executive Committee oversees the day-to-day activities managed by…
Mission Statement The Interstate Commission for Adult Offender Supervision will guide the transfer of offenders in a manner that promotes effective& supervision strategies consistent with public safety, offender accountability, and victims’ rights.…
Updated 7/21/2016   MERGE:  Ensure ALL cases are historical before initiating a merge. Profile #1 Profile #2 MOVE  *CAUTION:  If  any of the cases are active (pending, accepted, rejected) on either offender profile, you should use a move case request. The…
I. Authority Article IV, of the model compact language, provides for the appointment of a State Council for the implementation, administration, and advocacy of the Compact. This policy ensures compliance with the Statute or Code requirements that each…
Upon receipt of a violation report for an absconding offender, a sending state must issue a national arrest warrant on notification that the offender has absconded. If the absconding offender is apprehended in the receiving state, the sending state shall…
Only designated ICOTS contacts or DCAs in each compact office should submit tickets. End users need to contact their state compact offices for assistance. We need to keep the ticket submission process as streamlined as possible and with limited resources…
Interstate Compact Offender Tracking System The Interstate Commission for Adult Offender Supervision (ICAOS) is rapidly advancing the electronic database project designated the Interstate Compact Offender Tracking System (ICOTS). In the spring of 2007,…
I. Authorization Article I of the ICAOS BYLAWS provides that, the Commission “is established to fulfill the objectives of the Compact” through “the promulgation of binding rules and operating procedures” governing “oversight and coordination of offender…
Warrant –means a written order of the court or authorities of a sending or receiving state or other body of competent jurisdiction which is made on behalf of the state, or United States, issued pursuant to statute and/or rule and which commands law…
Is there a way to withdraw a notice of departure? ICOTS doesn't show the withdraw button. The offender didn't leave and receiving state doesn't want to do the arrival notice. Some compact activities like departure notices and arrival…
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