Chief Inspector addresses Public Protection Arrangements Northern Ireland (PPANI) Special Interest S

Dr Michael Maguire was one of a number of speakers who addressed the PPANI Special Interest Seminar entitled ‘It’s Good to Talk’ – Communication within and between Agencies, which was held in the Ramada Hotel, Shaws Bridge, Belfast.

Speakers on the day included ACC George Hamilton, Cheryl Lamont, Probation Board for Northern Ireland, Alphy Maguinness, Directorate of Legal Services and Olive Buckley GP with the sessions being chaired by Hugh Hamill, Alan Smyth and Gail McGreevy.
During his presentation ‘Communications and the criminal justice system in Northern Ireland’, Dr Maguire highlighted the importance of good communications as a critical theme arising from a range of CJI’s inspection reports. He examined what could be done to improve communications within CJS and called on all agencies to recognise that good communication should not be taken for granted and needs to be worked at constantly. To view a copy of Dr Maguire's presentation, please click here