We take a deep dive into how to get an interstate compact transfer in this episode of Registry Matters. The rules for interstate transfers are confusing and unclear. We give advice on how to start the process, which is through your probation officer, what to expect, and the hurdles and hoops a PFR has to jump over. It’s important that you know why states are reluctant to approve interstate transfers, and which state’s restrictions a PFR under supervision will need to follow.
To ensure we devote enough time to interstate compact transfers, we started with several news stories. The U.S. Department of Justice has awarded states 20 million dollars to help register and track individuals with a sexual offense, which we find ironic as that is already done on the national and state level. But as Larry is fond of saying, “it’s all about the money.”
Another story that caught our attention came out of Mississippi. There a state auditor demanded a private prison operator refund the state for thousands of prison guard shifts that were never worked.
The story of the changes in New York’s care packages process caught our attention because women in prison already receive less support than men, and this change will result in additional burdens for women inmates.
[10:25] Press Release from the US Department of Justice awarding 20 million dollars to help states track PFRs.
[16:19] Mississippi Auditor find major fraud in a privately run prison.
[21:27] Changes in New York state’s prison care packages rules.
[33:18] Discussion on how do I get an interstate compact transfer.
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