What is a Pre-Sentence Investigation (PSI)?
A Pre-Sentence Investigation (PSI) is a report prepared by a Probation Officer and presented to the judge to provide information such as the following: personal, employment, criminal history, synopsis of the incident, substance abuse assessment, bond status and any additional information pertinent to the case.

The Probation Officer also makes a recommendation to the judge about how he or she thinks the defendant should be sentenced. It is only a recommendation; the judge has no obligation to follow it.

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1. Where is the Probation Department located?
2. What if I miss my appointment?
3. What is a Pre-Sentence Investigation (PSI)?
4. What is the role of the Probation Officer?
5. What is a Probation Violation?