CJI News


CJI Chief Inspector Jacqui Durkin as published the first CJI inspection of Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking.

The report examined the work carried out by the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) and the Prosecution Service of Northern Ireland (PPS) to the investigate and prosecute cases of modern slavery and human trafficking, and how both organisations engaged with victims.  It also looked at how the Department of Justice (DoJ) supported the implementation of legislation and worked with other Government Departments to tackle this issue. 
CJI is pleased to welcome two new appointees to its Inspection Team.  Muireann Bohill joins CJI having previously worked as a Senior Public Prosecutor with the Public Prosecution Service for Northern Ireland.  Maureen Erne is a former Senior Investigating Officer overseeing Deaths in Custody with the Office of the Prisoner Ombudsman for Northern Ireland. 
CJI's Chief Inspector Jacqui Durkin has today published the findings of a joint inspection of police custody arrangements carried out by Criminal Justice Inspection Northern Ireland and colleagues from the Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA).
Inspectors are about to commence an inspection of Effective Penalty Enforcement.  The terms of reference have been provided to the criminal justice agencies and are available here.
CJI’s latest inspection report has looked at how victims and witnesses are treated by the criminal justice system in Northern Ireland. Victims and Witnesses inspection Key Facts.
CJI’s Chief Inspector Jacqui Durkin has raised concerns about the effectiveness of current arrangements in place within the criminal justice system to protect children. Child Sexual Exploitation Inspection Key Facts.