Federal Interstate Compact
The Federal Interstate Compact for the Supervision of Parolees and Probationers is a legally binding agreement between the fifty states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands to serve as each other's agents in the supervision of qualified parolees and probationers. The agreement provides a legal method whereby parolees and probationers my relocate to rehabilitative environments regardless of state jurisdictions, while preventing interruption of supervision.
Public safety and the controlled movement of offenders are critical issues across the country. The Department of Public Safety, Division of Parole and Probation, Interstate Compact Unit facilitates the transfer of offender supervision into and out of the state of Nevada, and is responsible for ensuring that federal compact rules are followed.
Unit personnel include the manager, 8 Division Specialist II's and 1 Division Specialist III, who monitor well over two thousand Nevada offenders who are residing in other states, and one Administrative Assistant IV who processes and tracks all requests from other states for offender supervision in Nevada. The Interstate Compact Unit functions as the liaison between the division's district offices and interstate compact personnel nationwide.