This is a legal form that was released by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections - a government authority operating within Oklahoma. As of today, no separate filing guidelines for the form are provided by the issuing department.
Q: What is a Pre Sentence Investigation?
A: A Pre Sentence Investigation (PSI) is a report prepared by a probation officer that provides information about the defendant's background, criminal history, and other relevant factors to help the judge make an informed sentencing decision.
Q: Who conducts a Pre Sentence Investigation?
A: A probation officer conducts the Pre Sentence Investigation by interviewing the defendant, reviewing records, and contacting relevant parties such as victims, law enforcement, and treatment providers.
Q: What information is included in a Pre Sentence Investigation?
A: A Pre Sentence Investigation report typically includes details about the defendant's personal history, criminal record, employment, education, family background, mental health, and substance abuse history.
Q: Why is a Pre Sentence Investigation important?
A: A Pre Sentence Investigation helps the judge understand the defendant's background and circumstances, which can assist in determining an appropriate sentence that considers factors such as rehabilitation and public safety.
Q: Is a Pre Sentence Investigation required in Oklahoma?
A: Yes, a Pre Sentence Investigation is typically required in Oklahoma for felony offenses, as it is a valuable tool for the judge in making informed sentencing decisions.
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