Watch the following video, What Is a Pre-Sentence Investigation Report and What Is it Used for in Florida?
Please respond to the following:
- Now that you have viewed the video, please explain who generates this report and what it is used for.
- Also, list at least two items in the report that are used by the judge or prosecutor to fashion an appropriate sentence.
- 2nd Question: Please respond to the following:
- This a probation officer written document that provides a sentence recommendation and is presented to a Judge or prosecutor. The probation officer will review educational background, criminal history, information related to the event, and other circumstance related to the defendant, this information provides a snapshot of the defendant and allow them to determine an appropriate sentence.