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Rule 4.109-2 - Absconding Violation

(a) If there is reasonable suspicion that an offender has absconded, the receiving state shall attempt to locate the offender. Such activities shall include, but are not limited to:

  1. Documenting communication attempts directly to the offender, including dates of each attempt;
  2. Conducting a field contact at the last known place of residence;
  3. Contacting the last known place of employment, if applicable;
  4. Contacting known family members and collateral contacts, which shall include contacts identified in original transfer request.

(b) If the offender is not located, the receiving state shall submit a violation report pursuant to Rule 4.109(b)(8).

History: Adopted October 13, 2010, effective March 1, 2011; amended October 9, 2019, effective April 1, 2020.



Click terms below to reveal definitions used in this rule.

Abscond – means to be absent from the offender’s approved place of residence and employment; and failing to comply with reporting requirements;

Offender – means an adult placed under, or made subject to, supervision as the result of the commission of a criminal offense and released to the community under the jurisdiction of courts, paroling authorities, corrections, or other criminal justice agencies, and who is required to request transfer of supervision under the provisions of the Interstate Compact for Adult Offender Supervision. 

Receiving State – means a state to which an offender requests transfer of supervision or is transferred.

Shall – means that a state or other actor is required to perform an act, the nonperformance of which may result in the imposition of sanctions as permitted by the Interstate Compact for Adult Offender Supervision, its by-laws and rules.