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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This on-demand training module provides a brief introduction to the Interstate Commission, its functions and resources available. This module is approximately 10 minutes.
Training Bulletin 8-2008i explains how to initiate compact activities from within the offender profile screen. The “Assistance” screen, available from the Assistance Tab in ICOTS, is the most prominent and easily accessible screen for users to initiate…
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…
This on-demand training module provides an introduction to ICAOS and rules relevant to Judges, attorneys and other court personnel.  
Prior to accessing ICOTS, users must be trained on ICAOS rules, ICOTS procedures as well as the ICOTS privacy policy. This training module highlights the privacy policy and the end user agreement confirming ICOTS user understand and agree to terms prior…
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.…
Training Bulletin 6-2008i explains why an ICOTS must complete a Case Closure Reply before a case is officially closed.    To prevent states from inadvertently or prematurely closing cases via the Case Closure Notice, a Case Closure Reply exists which…
This on-demand training module reviews key definitions in determining eligibility for transfer, covered offenses, criteria for mandatory and discretionary acceptances as well as qualifying reasons for reporting instructions. This module is approximately…
Only the user assigned an offender’s record in the sending state has the ability to change an offender’s supervision end date(s).  The date becomes an editable field only after a receiving state accepts a transfer.  Most commonly, supervision end date(s)…
The ICOTS End User Training offers several topic based modules.  Visit the On-Demand training section of the ICAOS website to access the modules ICOTS 300 - ICAOS/ICOTS 300 Privacy Policy Training Prior to accessing ICOTS, users must be trained on ICAOS…
I get an error when trying to create a compact action request for a case from both the Assistants tab and the Offender Profile. Compact action requests can only be sent on cases in which a sending and receiving state user has been assigned. The sending…
This on-demand training module gives an overview of the Interstate Compact for Adult Offender Supervision intended for Jail Administrators.
This on-demand training module gives an overview of ICAOS rules intended for Parole Board Members.
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…
Search the ICOTS knowledge base for information on existing ICOTS issues and frequently asked questions. You can submit a ticket or check the status of your existing tickets by signing in with your ICAOS website username and password.  Get Help With ICOTS…
PowerPoint presentation used to train ICOTS end users. Updated: 1/16/2020 The ICOTS End User Training PowePoint presentation provides an overview of all major processes and functions used by an end-user such as initiating activities, managing workload and…
The Rules Training PowerPoint (click here for NEW 2020 version ICAOS Rules Training PowerPoint) combines eligibility, the transfer process and supervision rules in one PowerPoint.  PowerPoints are also available for specific topics.   Looking for Live…
This on-demand training module discusses supervision responsibilities once an offender's supervision is transferred to a receiving state. The module is approximately 25 minutes
This on-demand training module illustrates the progress reporting process for offenders supervised in a receiving state as required by ICAOS Rule 4.106. Completion time is approximately 15 minutes. 
What is CORE? CORE (Compact Online Reference Encyclopedia) is a search index that incorporates and cross-references all of the ICAOS Rules, Advisory Opinions, Bench Book, Bylaws, Hearing Officer's Guide, Administrative Policies, Helpdesk Articles,…
On Wednesday, September 16, 2020 Appriss pushed the second batch of training help points to ICOTS. As described in the announcement for the first batch, the ICOTS Help Points were designed to replace and improve upon the ICOTS User Guide PDF. Instead of a…
On Wednesday, July 15, 2020 Appriss pushed the first batch of ICOTS training help points to ICOTS. The ICOTS Help Points were designed to replace and improve upon the ICOTS User Guide PDF. Instead of a large and cumbersome document that's difficult…
Find out why login and password errors are typically associated with internet browser settings. I receive an error logging into ICOTS after I successfully reset my password. What am I doing wrong? There are two likely causes of this issue: 1.) If the…
This on-demand training module explains basic ICOTS functionality including user roles, workflow and offender management. Information on common user login errors is also provided. Time to complete this module is approximately 20 minutes.
Training Bulletin 1-2009i explains the process of creating a Transfer Request for an offender who is actively being supervised in another state. The execution of a subsequent state transfer, or third state transfer, has not changed with the implementation…
This training consists of 9 parts relevant to various responsibilities of State Compact Staff and Administrators. Participants can customize their training by choosing only those sections relevant to their duties. Topics include: Access the training via…
The Commission possesses significant enforcement authority against states deemed in default of their obligations under the Compact. The decision to impose a penalty for noncompliance rests with the Commission as a whole or its executive committee acting…
A number of states continue to submit the occasional ticket where a user or group of users has stopped receiving any email notifications from ICOTS. There are typically two underlying causes to this issue: Internal software used to limit spam or junk mail…
Editing core demographic data (i.e. name, race, gender, FBI Number) or deleting incorrect secondary demographic information (i.e. SSN, DOB, State ID) can only be done by a state admin from the supervising state of the offender. As you can see below, you…
Description:The material presented in this module outlines the requirements of the Privacy Policy and User Agreement. Every user of ICOTS is required to read the policy and agree electronically to the user agreement when initially logging into ICOTS. The…
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