PSI reports

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Ed Robertson is a twenty-year-old student. He is in his first year at the local community college. He is pursuing the course to become an elementary school teacher. He is single and works part-time delivering pizzas.

Robertson is arrested for sexual assault and torture of a seventeen-year-old high-school student. Robertson claims that the victim consented to the sexual act, but later began to cry. He hit her to prevent her from crying and making a scene. He blames her for the incident and claims that he is the victim. Robertson has been convicted despite his plea of not guilty.

He has no prior adult criminal record; however, he has two prior involvements in the juvenile justice system. While he was being investigated, several neighbors reported him for mistreating cats and dogs on numerous occasions.


You are the probation officer who has been assigned this case. You are required to prepare and submit a PSI report to the trial judge that includes the following:

  • The defendant's criminal history
  • Description of the present offenses involved
  • Sources of information
  • Criminal orientation
  • Defendant's explanations for his conduct
  • Personal and family background
  • Educational and employment background
  • Health
  • Sentencing options and recommendations
  • Correctional plan for the defendant with justifications

Justify your recommendations giving appropriate reasons. Support your answer with the help of research and examples. Your report should be in proper format for a long-form PSI report.

Conduct an internet search of government and career sites (e.g.,,, etc) to locate recent information on the career prospects for Probation Officers. Present your findings, including related job titles, potential employers, a summary of this job function, the education and experience required to qualify for this position, and the average salary one could expect to earn.

Tutor Answer

Mercy K
School: Carnegie Mellon University



Pre-sentence Investigation Report
Instructor’s Name
Institutional Affiliation
Course Code



Pre-sentence Investigation Report
Pre-sentence reports commonly referred to as PSI reports are legal processes that seek
to evaluate a suspect’s crime history so as to ascertain whether there are any extenuating
circumstances that might have had ancillary consequences.
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA vs. Defendant Ed Robertson
Prepared For: The Chief U.S. District Judge
Prepared By: US Probation Officer
Court Name of Defendant: Robertson
True Name of Defendant: Ed Robertson
Sentence Date: February 7, 2018
Offender Description
Age: Twenty
Sex: Male
Marriage Status: Single
Height: N/A
Weight: N/A
Complexion: N/A
Identifying marks: N/A



Social Security Number:
Other ID Numbers:
Education: Continuing Student at the Local Community College
Dependents: None
Citizenship: American
Permanent Address: N/A
Aliases: None
Present Offense
State’s Attorney
Defense Attorney:
Offense (s) as Charged: towards the end of December, Robertson was charged with counts of
sexual assault and torture
Offenses(s) as Convicted: He was eventually convicted on grounds of torture and sexual
Arrest date: 3rd January 2017
Co-defendant: None
Release Status: Detained



Related Cases: None
Date Report Disclosed: January 27th 2018
The Offense Conduct
According to reports from the police department, on 27th December 2017, a seventeen
year old girl reported that Ed Robertson has s...

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