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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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…
Arrival – means to report to the location and officials designated in reporting instructions given to an offender at the time of the offender’s departure from a sending state under an interstate compact transfer of supervision.
(a) Departure notifications—At the time of an offender’s departure from any state pursuant to a transfer of supervision or the granting of reporting instructions, the state from which the offender departs shall notify the intended receiving state, and, if…
Whether receiving states can denying reporting instructions based on an invalid plan of supervision
Reporting Instructions – means the orders given to an offender by a sending or receiving state directing the offender to report to a designated person or place, at a specified date and time, in another state. Reporting instructions shall include place,…
The progress report workflow is managed with review in the receiving state prior to transmission.  Upon transmission by the receiving state's compact office, the workflow stops and all interested parties in the sending state receive simultaneous…
(a) A sending state may request that a receiving state agree to expedited reporting instructions for an offender if the sending state believes that emergency circumstances exist and the receiving state agrees with that determination. If the receiving…
(a) When an offender submits a request to transfer to a receiving state or a subsequent receiving state, or to return to a sending state, the victim notification authority in the sending state shall inform victims of the offender of their right to be…
(a) If a receiving state accepts transfer of the offender, the receiving state’s acceptance shall include reporting instructions. (b) Upon notice of acceptance of transfer by the receiving state, the sending state shall issue a travel permit to the…
[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…
ICAOS Rule 4.106 requires the receiving state to submit a progress report within 30 calendar days of request.  For all cases considered active, ICOTS generates reminders and facilitates due dates to assist states with compliance of this rule.      Q: The…
A redesign of the ICOTS External Reports page offers more intuitive navigation, listing the reports in the following categories: Compliance (NEW) Due Dates Overdue Activity History Administrative Legacy 10 new reports were added to the ICOTS External…
Reporting Instructions provide permission for a supervised individual to proceed to a receiving state during the transfer investigation.  Not all transfers qualify for reporting instructions. Sending states determine whether a supervised individual…
The Progress Report Details provides detailed information submitted on a progress report and other data elements such as updates on supervision conditions, new arrest details and the receiving state’s recommendation. 
Whether a state can permit an offender to proceed to another state for multiple periods of time, never exceeding 45 consecutive days in any single occurrence
Whether the receiving state's acceptance of a transfer request or reporting instructions creates the 'planned release' date
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…
I have a case that shows up on the 'Cases in Need of Departure Notice' report in ICOTS, but the approved reporting instructions were withdrawn. How can I get this case removed? This is one of several known issues with the 'Cases in Need of…
I found several offenders on the Duplicate Offender Report in ICOTS that either aren't associated with my state or aren't actually duplicates of each other. How do I get them off the report? According to the detailed description of the report:…
Reporting Violations & Retaking These training tools and resources discuss requirements and processes for reporting violations and retaking offenders. PowerPoint Presentation 104 Reporting Behavior Requiring Retaking 105 Mandatory Retaking for New…
About The administrative reports provide data on current cases, specific compact processes, cleanup of duplicate records and management of ICOTS users for your state. These reports provide states with details on active compact cases and provide tools to…
ICOTS Reports All of the reports contained within ICOTS have a section titled "Detailed Information" on the criteria screen. Clicking the plus (+) sign next to that section will expand the report description. Each description describes the data…
A "Direct Reports" section exists in both the "Users" tab and "Edit User Account" profile. Under the "Users" tab, Direct Reports shows all the POs currently reporting to the logged in supervisor, along with the PO…
(a) A request for reporting instructions for an offender who was living in the receiving state at the time of initial sentencing or after disposition of a violation or revocation proceeding shall be submitted by the sending state within 7 business days of…
(a) A sending state may submit a completed request for transfer of supervision no earlier than 120 calendar days prior to an offender’s planned release from a correctional facility. (b) If a pre-release transfer request has been submitted, a sending state…
(a) Except as required in Rules 5.101-1, 5.102, 5.103 and 5.103-1 at its sole discretion, a sending state may order the return of an offender.  The sending state must notify the receiving state within 15 business days of their issuance of the directive to…
The RFRI Reply report lists cases in which an RFRI transmission date is within the specified date range. The RFRI sent date, RFRI reply transmit date and business days to transmit are included for each case. The report can be filtered on supervision type…
The Transfer Reply report lists cases in which a transfer reply due date is within a specified date range. The transfer request sent date, transfer reply transmit date and days to transmit are included for each case. The dashboard can be filtered on…
Description: This report lists cases in which a violation response was due within a specified date range. The violation report sent date, violation response transmit date and days to transmit are included for each case. The dashboard can be filtered on…
The Requested Progress Report Dashboard lists cases in which a requested progress report was due within the specified date range. The progress report due date, progress report transmit date and days overdue are included for each case.  The report can be…
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