The Interstate Compact
for Adult Supervision (Compact) is the only legal mechanism in the
country for the interstate transfer of the parole or probation of an
adult offender. It is the
purpose of this Compact to promote public safety and protect the rights
of victims through the control and regulation of the interstate movement
of offenders in the community.
In addition, this Compact provides for the effective tracking,
supervision and rehabilitation of these offenders by the sending and
became a member of the new Compact in May 2002, which is governed by
The Deputy Compact Administrator (DCA)
from the Arizona Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) oversees the
Compact for adult probation. The
A provides training and technical assistance to the adult probation
departments throughout the state to ensure the legal transfer of
supervision of adult probationers across state boundaries.