October - December

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.