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2016


An independent inspection of arrangements in place to support legacy inquests in Northern Ireland has found existing processes to be complex, convoluted and contributing to delay.
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.
A new inspection report on Maghaberry Prison has found work to provide a safer, more stable environment for prisoners and staff at the high security facility is continuing, but issues remain around support for vulnerable prisoners and the availability and use of drugs.
Inspectors have commended the Northern Ireland Prison Service for delivering ‘significant improvements in outcomes’ for young men and women prisoners held in two of Northern Ireland's prison facilities.
The Chief Inspector of Criminal Justice in Northern Ireland has called for statutory organisations with a responsibility for enforcing road traffic laws to work more closely together to improve road safety.
An inspection by Criminal Justice Inspection Northern Ireland (CJI) of Resolve a community-based restorative justice scheme operating in east Belfast, has found the scheme was making a useful contribution in a politically complex and fragmented local community.
Criminal Justice Inspection Northern Ireland (CJI) has today published its Annual Report and Accounts for 2015-16.
Criminal Justice Inspection Northern Ireland (CJI) has today published the full report of an announced inspection of Maghaberry Prison carried out January 2016.
Criminal Justice Inspection Northern Ireland (CJI) has today (30 June 2016) published a report on the impact of prisoner recalls on the criminal justice system in Northern Ireland.
The effectiveness of using a partnership approach between statutory agencies as well as community and voluntary sector groups to address anti-social behaviour has been highlighted in a new report by Criminal Justice Inspection Northern Ireland.
A new report by Criminal Justice Inspection Northern Ireland (CJI) and the Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) has examined the standards and conditions of police custody arrangements in Northern Ireland.
An inspection of Maghaberry Prison carried out in January 2016 has indicated the prison has 'stabilised' seven months after a multi-disciplinary team of Inspectors found the high security facility had become unsafe for both prisoners and staff.
The importance of a collaborative approach from the Northern Ireland Prison Service (NIPS) and the Probation Board for Northern Ireland (PBNI) in the management life and indeterminate sentence prisoners has been highlighted in a follow-up review published today (Tuesday 9 February 2016) by Criminal Justice Inspection Northern Ireland (CJI).


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