Working together for a better justice system
News and Events > CJI News Archive > 2015
News and Events
Latest News Latest News
Press Releases Press Releases
Speeches and Presentations Speeches and Presentations
Events Events
CJI News Archive CJI News Archive
     2016 2016
     2015 2015
          January - March January - March
          April - June April - June
          July - September July - September
          October - December October - December
     2014 2014
     2013 2013
     2012 2012
     2011 2011
     2010 2010
     2009 2009
     2008 2008
     2007 2007
     2006 2006
Photograph Library Photograph Library

2015


In a new report, published today, CJI highlights the primary achievement of the Youth Justice Review has been that fewer young people are entering the criminal justice system in Northern Ireland.  View full report page.
In a new report, published today, CJI highlights the primary achievement of the Youth Justice Review has been that fewer young people are entering the criminal justice system in Northern Ireland.  View full report page.
Brendan McGuigan has been re-appointed as Chief Inspector of Criminal Justice in Northern Ireland.  This is Mr McGuigan's first and final three-year re- appointment. The announcement was made by the Minister of Justice David Ford, MLA, earlier today.  View news archive
In CJI’s latest report, published today, the Chief Inspector, Brendan McGuigan, called for greater collaboration between the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) and Public Prosecution Service for Northern Ireland (PPS), to address significant failings in the preparation of case files and the standards applied around disclosure. View full report page.
In a highly critical report, published today, CJI finds Maghaberry Prison to be unsafe and unstable.  The independent inspection by a multi-disciplinary team from CJI, HMIP, RQIA and ETI has revealed significant failures in local leadership combined with an ineffective relationship with senior management within the Prison Service contributed to the high security facility becoming unsafe and unstable for prisoners and staff.  View full report page.
CJI’s latest follow-up review, published today, highlights the importance of providing information on prosecution decisions to victims and witnesses, and welcomes the progress made by the PPS in implementing recommendations designed to take this forward. View Report Page.
In a report, published today, CJI welcomes action taken by the PSNI to improve how it handles emergency and non-emergency calls from the public. View full report page.
Inspectorate publishes new report today highlighting the need for Northern Ireland’s criminal justice system to work collaboratively with health and social services to help and protect adults at risk of harm.  View full report page.
CJI Chief Inspector Brendan McGuigan has urged the NI Courts and Tribunals Service to continue its efforts to improve the use of the courts estate.  View report page
CJI's Annual Report and Accounts for 2014-15 which outlines the work undertaken by the Inspectorate and its financial transactions during the course of the last financial year has been published and laid in the Northern Ireland Assembly.  View Report.
 
A short animated film https://youtu.be/kGcn8wWVOuM made by and for young people, is being used to promote the findings of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Exploitation in Northern Ireland and help keep all young people safe from harm.
 
"The film which can be watched on You Tube explains in an engaging and informative manner the key recommendations from the Independent Inquiry.  It raises awareness of the issue of child sexual exploitation, the contribution made by young people to the Inquiry and their desire to feel empowered," said CJI Chief Inspector Brendan McGuigan.
 
Copies of the findings of the Independent Inquiry which was published in November 2014 can be downloaded by clicking here.
CJI Chief Inspector Brendan McGuigan has called on the  Woodlands Juvenile Justice Centre (JJC) to implement changes to meet the future challenges it will face.  View report page.
CJI's Deputy Chief Inspector James Corrigan has called for improved enforcement action to deal with environmental crime in Northern Ireland. View report page.
CJI’s latest report examines the effectiveness of youth conferencing as a means of dealing with children who break the law.  View report page
Inspectorate publishes follow-up review today, highlighting commendable progress made in meeting needs of victims and witnesses, but Chief Inspector advises no room for complacency.  Visit report Page
A new report on Magilligan Prison has called for more to be done to halt declining performance that is undermining the strengths within the prison.  View report page.
The use of discretion by the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) to deliver a proportionate and swift response to minor offending has been examined in a new inspection report by Criminal Justice Inspection Northern Ireland (CJI).  View report page


Top of Page