October - December

CJI has today published an in-depth assessment of corporate governance within the Northern Ireland Prison Service.  The inspection examined the challenges the organisation faces in delivering a modern, efficient and effective prison service.  View reportView press release.
CJI has today publically reported on how domestic violence and abuse cases are handled by the criminal justice system. View report. View press release.
A new report on Roads Policing in Northern Ireland published today by CJI has welcomed the progress made in this critical area over the last two years to progress eight of the nine recommendations made by the Inspectorate in its original 2008 inspection report. View Report. View Press Release.
CJI has completed its report for the Minister of Justice, David Ford MLA on the Northern Ireland Prison Service’s enquiry into the erroneous release of two prisoners on 29 September and 1 October 2010.  View report. View press release.
Criminal Justice Inspection Northern Ireland has completed its inspection into issues arising from sexual offence cases involving the McDermott brothers from Donagh Co. Fermanagh.
The report was published today by the Minister of Justice and has been shared with the survivors involved in the McDermott brothers’ cases.  View report. View press release.
CJI has extended its thanks to those victims and witnesses who completed the Inspectorate’s recent survey.
The six week long survey was launched in September came to a close at the end of October. 

Derek Williamson from CJI and Susan Reid, of Victim Support Northern Ireland are urging victims and witnesses of crime to tell their story in order to help improve the experience of others in the future before the CJI victims and witnesses survey ends on 31 October 2010.  
Dr Michael Maguire has today published the findings of CJI’s recent inspection into the provision of prisoner escort and court custody arrangements in Northern Ireland.
 
The report made a number of strategic and agency specific recommendations aimed at improving the effectiveness and efficiency of existing arrangements. View ReportView Press Release

CJI has today published its terms of reference for its inspection of the handling of sexual offences cases in Northern Ireland.

 
The Inspectorate was invited to undertake this work in September 2010 by the Minister of Justice, David Ford MLA, after issues were identified in relation to the handling of the case of the McDermott case in Donagh, Co Fermanagh. View more.