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Updates for May 27 - June 2, 2010

New  Rules Training for Compact Offices - The revised rules training presentation is posted on the Resources and Materials page under the Training tab on the website. The National Office is hosting training via WebEx in June and July. This training is open to Compact Office staff, supervisors, field officers, and any other personnel.  The next training is June 16 & 17 at 2:00PM EDT. 

To register for any of these trainings, follow this link to WebEx.

New  Clarification of OJJDP Policy on Secured Detention of Runaways - The OJJDP has issued a legal opinion clarifying current federal law and policy regarding the secure detention of runaways.

+ Please be advised of changes to the following State information on the ICJ website,

+ Directory Updates - If Compact Offices have corrections or would like to include additional staff in their directory & state page listings, please complete this survey.

New  Please welcome Minnesota and Vermont as the newest members to ICJ.  Please direct all correspondence regarding ICJ matters in Minnesota to:

Rose Ann Bisch, Deputy Compact Administrator
Minnesota Department of Corrections
1450 Energy Park Drive, Suite 200
St. Paul, MN  55108-5219
T: (651) 361-7321
F: (651) 917-4768

Please direct all correspondence regarding ICJ matters in  Vermont to:

Margo Bryce, Deputy Compact Administrator
Department of Children and Families
1103 S. Main Street
Osgood Building, 3rd Floor
Waterbury VT, 05671-2401
T: (802) 241-2141
F: (802) 241-2407

+ Kentucky - Paul Gibson will be out of the Interstate Office on extended leave. Please direct all correspondence regarding ICJ matters to:

Karen King-Jones, Compact Administrator
Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice
1025 Capital Center Drive, 3rd Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
T: (502) 573-2738 ext. 237
F: (502) 573-0836

+ Please be advised of the following important updates to the ICJ website:

2010 Annual Business Meeting - Added training descriptions and updated agenda

Discussion Forum -The new ICJ website offers users the ability to post in discussion forums. This is a great way to exchange information with fellow Commission members

+ Please be advised of the following important Commission announcements:

Reminder - The new Quick Reference Guide on Compact Operations brochure is posted on the Training Resources Page. Compact Offices can request hard copies from the National Office by contacting Emma Davis, Administrative Assistant, at (859) 244-8013 or

Your Compact Office can request Training Assistance from the ICJ National Office! To request assistance, follow the link to the Request Training page to access the Training and Technical Assistance Policy

Reminder -
To train your own field staff, go to the Training Resources Page to access the Training Materials. If your ICJ State Office conducted trainings, please use the Training Report Form to submit this data to the National Office

Reminder - If your Compact Office would like to post announcements in the ICJ Weekly Update, please submit this information to by each Tuesday at 12:00PM EST


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