July - September

Mr Bernard Hogan-Howe the new Inspector of Constabulary with responsibility for Northern Ireland has met with CJI’s Chief Inspector Dr Michael Maguire and Deputy Chief Inspector Brendan McGuigan during a visit to Belfast

The Parole Commissioners for Northern Ireland have developed an action plan detailing how they intend to respond to recommendations contained within CJI's inspection report dealing with arrangements for Life Sentenced Prisoners. View action Plan.

To view a copy of CJI's report which was published in April 2009 please visit the Inspection Report area of the website.

Criminal Justice Inspection has published the latest edition of its newsletter The Spec. Copies of the August '09 edition can be viewed or downloaded here.

A follow-up review published today of an inspection into the handling of volume crime and the use of police bail has welcomed progress made by the PSNI to implement recommendations made by the Inspectorate.  The follow-up review revealed that 90% of the recommendations which were within the PSNI’s ability to deliver had been achieved. View report. View press release.
The Chief Inspector of Criminal Justice in Northern Ireland and Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Prisons in England and Wales have called for urgent action to be taken to improve performance at Maghaberry Prison.  Dr Michael Maguire and Dame Anne Owers made the call today as the findings of an unannounced inspection of Northern Ireland’s high security prison were published.  View report. View press release.
Criminal Justice Inspection has published its latest inspection of Forensic Science Northern Ireland.  The report – which is the third published by CJI on the agency since 2005 recognises the progress made by the organisation to take forward the recommendations made in previous inspection reports.  View report. View press release.