2016

The PSNI has been found to be fulfilling its statutory responsibilities to disclose information to the Coroner in support of legacy inquests but existing processes have been described as complex and convoluted. View report page
UK NPM joins Twitter | 24/11/2016
Information about the work of the UK National Preventive Mechanism can now be found on Twitter @UKNPM. CJI is one of four bodies Northern  Ireland contributing to the work of the UK NMP to safeguard detainees . #OPCAT #UKNPM.
CJI Chief Inspector Brendan McGuigan has called on prison leadership to not lose focus or momentum in their effort to  deliver change at Maghaberry Prison continues. View Report Page

Hydebank Wood Secure College and Ash House women's prison are delivering a 'significant improvement in outcomes' for the young men and women held there according to CJI's Chief Inspector Brendan McGuigan, following the publication of two inspection new inspection reports.  View HydeBank Wood Report Page / View Ash House Report Page
Brendan McGuigan, Chief Inspector of Criminal Justice in Northern Ireland has urged bodies with responsibility for enforcing road traffic laws work to more closely together to improve road safety. View report page.
Chief Inspector Brendan McGuigan has indicated that the east Belfast based Resolve community-based restorative justice scheme is making a useful contribution within the local community and can proceed to the seek Government accreditation. View Report Page
CJI has published the full report of an announced inspection of Maghaberry Prison carried out January 2016 by a multi-disciplinary inspection team. which repeats the initial findings made public in February this year. View report page
CJI has published the full report of an announced inspection of Maghaberry Prison carried out January 2016 by a multi-disciplinary inspection team. which repeats the initial findings made public in February this year. View report page
Criminal Justice Inspection Northern Ireland (CJI) has today published its Annual Report and Accounts for 2015-16.  View report
Criminal Justice Inspection Northern Ireland (CJI) has today published its Annual Report and Accounts for 2015-16.  View report
A new CJI inspection report has examined the impact of prisoner recalls on the criminal justice system in Northern Ireland. View Report
CJI Chief Inspector Brendan McGuigan has highlighted the effectiveness and importance of a partnership approach to dealing with anti-social behaviour, where local communities are involved and working alongside statutory agencies to addressing local issues and problems in a new follow-up inspection review. View report page
CJI has today launched a recruitment campaign to identify a talented individual to join its highly motivated, professional, multi-disciplinary Inspection team on a full time or part time basis.
CJI Chief Inspector Brendan McGuigan has today published the findings of an inspection by CJI and RQIA of the standards and conditions of police custody arrangements in Northern Ireland.  View report page.
CJI's Chief Inspector Brendan McGuigan has revealed Maghaberry Prison has stabilised seven months after the prison was found to be unsafe and unstable. Mr McGuigan welcomed the action taken by the Northern Ireland Prison Service to start addressing the serious concerns raised in May 2015 but warned progress was 'fragile' and a 'significant amount of work remained outstanding. View report page.
A follow up review of how life and indeterminate sentenced prisoners are managed in Northern Ireland has highlighted the importance of collaboration between local prison and probation services.  View report page.
Criminal Justice Inspection has today published its latest Corporate and Business Plan for the 2015-16 financial year. View Corporate and Business Plan.
The use of solitary confinement and isolation has been highlighted in the National Preventive Mechanism's (NPM's) sixth annual report.  The 20 NPM members across the United Kingdom -  which include CJI - found the practice was often inconsistently used and involved poor regimes for detained individuals and inadequate safeguards.   View press release. View NPM 14-15 annual reportView NPM website