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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Description: This report lists all active compact cases in the receiving state (incoming) or sending state (outgoing). A compact case is considered active on an accepted transfer case with a transmitted notice of arrival in the receiving state. The…
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…
Denial of Reporting Instructions
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,…
(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…
Some users have reported issues logging into or viewing the new ICAOS Dashboards. This has to do with some temporary internet files cached in your web browser interfering with the new Single Sign-On API for the dashboards. Once those are deleted, you…
(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…
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 faciliates due dates to assist states with compliance of this rule.      Q: The…
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 Departure…
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:…
Where can I find out exactly what type of data is contained in a report? 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…
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  NEW 2020 104 Reporting…
Whether or not the definition of the term ‘Relocate’ in ICAOS Rule 1.101 and as applicable in ICAOS Rule 2.110, should be interpreted to mean that an offender may not proceed and remain in another state for a cumulative period exceeding 45 days in any 12…
Whether a receiving state's acceptance of a transfer request under ICAOS Rule 3.105 (a) or approval of reporting instructions be the cause of a release of an offender from a correctional facility which would otherwise keep the offender incarcerated?…
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…
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…
Q: How can I get more detail on how my state performed in the FY 2018 compliance audit? A: Commissioners and DCAs can use the ICAOS Dashboards to view the same compliance data included in the letter sent to all states, as well as dive deeper into the…
(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…
(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 Offenders Awaiting Retaking Report in ICOTS displays cases when: The Receiving State reports status of ‘Available’ on an Offender Violation Report or Addendum to Offender Violation Report  AND the Sending State responds indicating ‘warrant issued/…
Where the retaking of an offender is based on a violation of the conditions of supervision in the receiving state and such violation is likely to form the basis for revocation of parole or probation in the sending state, the following additional…
(a) For an offender returning to the sending state, the receiving state shall request reporting instructions, unless the offender is under active criminal investigation or is charged with a subsequent felony or violent crime in the receiving state. The…
Reporting in SiSense (Software used for ICOTS Dashboard Reports) Downloading widgets and dashboards as various file types is useful for sharing your data with stakeholder or including in your reports and presentations.  See More Exporting Widgets You can…
(a) Upon a request by the receiving state and documentation that the offender’s behavior requires retaking, a sending state shall issue a warrant to retake or order the return of an offender from the receiving state or a subsequent receiving state within…
Description: This report 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 filtered on…
Description: This 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…
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