(1) It shall be the duty of the Department of Corrections to obtain and place in its records information as complete as practicable on every person who may be sentenced to supervision or incarceration under the jurisdiction of the department. Such information shall be obtained as soon as possible after imposition of sentence and shall, in the discretion of the department, include, among other things:
(a) A copy of the indictment or information and a complete statement of the facts of the crime for which such person has been sentenced.
Terms Used In Florida Statutes 945.25
- Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
- Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
- person: includes individuals, children, firms, associations, joint adventures, partnerships, estates, trusts, business trusts, syndicates, fiduciaries, corporations, and all other groups or combinations. See Florida Statutes 1.01
- Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
(b) The court in which the person was sentenced.
(c) The terms of the sentence.
(d) The name of the presiding judge, the prosecuting officers, the investigating officers, and the attorneys for the person convicted.
(e) A copy of all probation reports which may have been made.
(f) Any social, physical, mental, psychiatric, or criminal record of such person.
(2) It shall be the duty of the court and its prosecuting officials to furnish to the department upon its request such information and also to furnish such copies of such minutes and other records as may be in their possession or under their control.
(3) Following the initial hearing provided for in s. 947.172(1), the commission shall prepare and the department shall include in the official record a copy of the seriousness-of-offense and favorable-parole-outcome scores and shall include a listing of the specific factors and information used in establishing a presumptive parole release date for the inmate.