CJI News

Today is Nelson Mandela International Day.  CJI uses the Nelson Mandela Rules in its work as part of the UK National Preventative Mechanism (NPM) in monitoring detention in prisons.  A blog by the Association for the Prevention of Torture, published today, highlights the work of the UK NPM in putting the Nelson Mandela Rules into practice. The blog can be read by clicking on the link

You can read more about CJI's work as part of the UK NPM by clicking here
CJI's Chief Executive James Corrigan has today published the 2016-17 Annual Report and Accounts for CJI. Copies of the report can be downloaded by clicking on the link.
James Corrigan, Deputy Chief Inspector, has presented the CJI sponsored prize to the student in Criminology and Criminal Justice at Ulster University, who achieved the highest mark in their final year dissertation.
 
CJI Chief Inspector Brendan McGuigan has called on the PSNI to take steps to better understand the challenge and scale of the threat posed by Cyber Crime in Northern Ireland. View Inspection Report Page.
Criminal Justice Inspection Northern Ireland has this morning commenced an unannounced inspection of Magilligan prison. The two-week inspection will run from 12 - 23 June 2017 and will involve teams of inspectors from CJI, Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Prisons in England and Wales (HMIP), the Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) and the Education and Training Inspectorate (ETI).  A full report of the outcomes of the inspection will be published in due course.
CJI will commence the next stage of the fieldwork on Monday 12 June 2017 for the inspections of sexual and domestic violence and abuse.  With the support of colleagues from Her Majesty's Crown Prosecution Inspectorate, CJI will undertake a case file review of cases received by the Public Prosecution Services relating to serious sexual offences and cases of domestic abuse.  Fieldwork with stakeholder organisations is continuing.