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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Whether a receiving state can reject a transfer if there are warrants or pending charges in the receiving state
Notwithstanding any other rule, if an offender is charged with a subsequent felony or violent crime, the offender shall not be retaken or ordered to return until criminal charges have been dismissed, sentence has been satisfied, or the offender has been…
There is a pending activity showing up under the action items tab for an offender, but the case it's associated with is closed. It turns out ICOTS is actually working as designed. The action items are left pending when a case is closed so that they…
DCA Training Institute Presentation & Handout Painting the Supervision Picture Retaking required ‘Upon a request of the receiving state’ Warrant Tracking Dealing with Pending Charges & Revocable Behavior Probable Cause Hearing Requirements…
Whether a receiving state can make a determination of substantial compliance if an offender commits a crime in the receiving state during the period of investigation or has an outstanding warrant
This is a demonstration of how to locate and complete pending action items on the compact workload.
This is a demonstration of how to edit a pending compact activity that has yet to be submitted into the workflow.
An offender subject to retaking proceedings has no right to bail. Rule 5.111 specifically prohibits any court or paroling authority in any state to admit an offender to bail pending completion of the retaking process, individual state law to the contrary…
Find out why Compact Office users should become familiar with the Workload Search funtionality. Search criteria should be administered when accessing pending activities as Compact Office Users’ workload is not filtered by user and will display all cases…
Find out how to narrow down and refine your search using the search criteria in the Compact Workload. With more legacy data going into ICOTS, many Compact Office Users are still experiencing problems with the Compact Workload when more than 250 records…
The Rejected Cases Returning vs Awaiting New Transfer report lists incoming/outgoing rejected cases where an offender is in the receiving state with approved RIs and has a rejected transfer request. Cases are distinguished by whether an offender is…
Use the Compact Workload Search to find active cases in which you are associated.   Activity Type search displays cases with the selected activity pending. For example, if you select Transfer Request and click Search, the Compact Workload table should…
This tutorial gives states some direction on how to best implement ICOTS. Topics covered are: Help desk, user load, setting up workflow, managing case load, legacy data, duplicate records, and pending cases. The ICOTS Implementation Guide will offer…
Review Open and Pending Tickets You can review your open and pending tickets by clicking the ‘Check Your Existing Request’ tab at the top of the screen. A list of all your tickets that have not been solved or closed will be listed including your initial…
A receiving state shall be responsible for the cost of detaining the offender in the receiving state pending the offender’s retaking by the sending state. History: Adopted November 4, 2003, effective August 1, 2004.
Before taking any action, be sure to review records!!! MERGE Ensure ALL cases are historical (withdrawn or closed) before initiating a merge.  When approving a merge request, review the record and disapprove if a new active case is created while the merge…
ICOTS Code Release 29.6 - Intended Departure Date ICOTS 29.6 code release went into production on May 27, 2015 and implemented the development items below: The Intended Departure Date is now captured when a user submits a request for reporting…
Through its rules, the Commission allows an “expedited” option, which effectively allows the offender to transfer supervision on a “pending acceptance” basis. To qualify for expedited reporting instructions, the sending and receiving state must agree that…
Register Interest creates a NEW Compact Case on an existing offender profile by an ICOTS user not associated with an active case on the offender’s profile.  Created a new case in error?  Simply click ‘Remove Interest’ to delete the case created in error…
Who’s telling the story?  Details, Accuracy and Due Process! Presentation Latest Progress & Violation Report Stats Identifying issue:  Training & DCA Calls Supervision Documentation Overview Compact Office Review:  Ensuring Quality…
Follow up to the FY22 transfer assessment and ABM sessions, this training will cover the various uses of the Transfer Decision Dashboard and uses for improving acceptance rates.  This report provides states analysis opportunities to identify areas for…
The attached reference provides usage tips for all the Dashboard External Reports as well as Top ICOTS Reports Top ICOTS Reports Duplicate Offender List & Pending Merges and Deletions of Offenders Cases in Need of Notice of Departure Cases in Need…
The Possible Duplicate Offender report lists ICOTS offenders who have been identified as possible duplicate records based on matches with first name, last name and date of birth or social security number. Also includes an indicator for whether there…
How states should manage absconders apprehended in the receiving state
Deferred Sentence – means a sentence the imposition of which is postponed pending the successful completion by the offender of the terms and conditions of supervision ordered by the court.
On Wednesday, April 25, 2018 three new enhancements will be launched in ICOTS. One enhancement adds completely new functionality to ICOTS, while the other two provide an improved user experience.  This is the sixth of several enhancement releases to take…
Manage Caseload is used to reassign cases and activities from one user to another. PO Supervisors can reassign from and to themselves and any PO or Supervisor   Compact Office can reassign ANY user of ANY role to another user of ANY role.   The first…
[Update June 29, 2017] This article also explains a similar action for withdrawn Violation Reports due to an ICOTS release on May 31, 2017. With the launch of ICOTS Release 18.0, any pending violation reports or responses to violation reports had to be…
Progress Reports provide status and supervision updates to the sending state.  Receiving states should submit detailed Progress Reports regularly and within 30 calendar days when requested by the sending state.  See Rule 4.106 Use Progress to Report…
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