Pre-Sentence Investigations

     "Alternative Sentencing"

     Sample Sentencing Reports

Alternative Sentencing

Individual pre-sentence study and investigation of the offender upon which to base a rational recommendation for sentence, given the nature of the offense, criminal history, personal background, strengths and weaknesses and in consideration of punishment, deterrence, accountability and rehabilitation as serves the public interest.

Alternatives to Incarceration

Accountability, punishment, deterrence and rehabilitation by community-based programs instead of jail
  • Home detention - curfew, employment, education, treatment
  • Probation Plus - intensive probation supervision and services
  • Residential or Non-residential treatment programs


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