Federal Pre-Sentence Investigation Report

Understanding the Federal Pre-sentence Investigation Report

By: Michael G Santos 10/28/2001

A description of the pre-sentence investigation, the report that it generates, and steps offenders ought to take to ensure its accuracy. Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) After a conviction, the next important event in the criminal justice machine is the pre-sentence investigation. This procedure, governed by Rule 32 of the U.S. Rules of Criminal Procedure, is one that nearly every offender endures. The