Presentence investigators play key role in court system

Presentence investigators play key role in court system

Presentence investigators work from the District 7 Parole and Probation Office in Idaho Falls. The investigators work behind the scenes to gather much of the information judges use to determine an offender’s sentence. “I give (presentence investigation reports) great weight because that’s almost my only source of facts,” District Judge Gregory Moeller said. John Roark/ jroark@postregister.com

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