Types of Presentence Reports

Criminal History

This type of presentence report is simply a history of the defendant’s past criminal convictions and arrests. This does not require an interview of the defendant in order to complete.

This Includes a recommendation based on the stipulations of the plea agreement.

Short Form Presentence Report

This type of presentence report includes the defendant’s criminal history, but does not require an interview with the defendant.

This includes the summary of the current offense, a recommendation provided by the Probation Officer, and the defendant’s criminal history, along with any victim input.

Long Form or Full Presentence Report

This type of presentence report requires the defendant’s participation through a scheduled appointment/interview with your assigned presentence Probation Officer.

This includes the summary of the current offense, the defendant’s statement, any victim statement, an evaluation and recommendation, and the defendant’s criminal history.