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32.0 - Probation Department

No defendant who has pled guilty or has been found guilty of a felony shall be placed on probation until a written presentence investigation report has been prepared by a probation officer and submitted to the Court.

Upon receipt of an order of investigation by the Court to the department, the department shall investigate and shall complete a report in writing to the Court. Such written report of investigation shall not be made available to any person for inspection without express authorization by such judge.

If the Court grants probation, the Court shall cause the sentence to be journalized, and the defendant shall immediately report and be placed under the control and supervision of the department. The department will instruct the defendant on the general rules of probation and any special conditions imposed by the Court.

Upon failure of any probationer to comply with the imposed rules and conditions, the department shall report the fact to the Court.