January - March

The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) has been urged to link its policy for training police officers and staff more closely to the priorities identified in the Northern Ireland Policing Board’s Policing Plan.
Criminal Justice Inspection Northern Ireland (CJI) has today (23 March 2010) published a new report examining the use of consultants within the criminal justice system in Northern Ireland.
Inspectors have called for the fine enforcement system in Northern Ireland to be reviewed in an effort to reduce the pressure it places on the police and prison services, while retaining the current high levels of compliance.
The treatment and care of people with mental disorders presents enormous challenges to the criminal justice system in Northern Ireland according to a new report by Criminal Justice Inspection Northern Ireland (CJI).
An inspection of the Community Service schemes operated by the Probation Board for Northern Ireland (PBNI) has recognised the positive contribution they are making to the community.
Criminal Justice Inspection Northern Ireland has today (25 February 2010) published the findings of a follow-up inspection examining the work of community-based restorative justice schemes operated by Northern Ireland Alternatives (NIA).