2020

Child Sexual Exploitation in Northern Ireland Image
30/06/2020
An inspection of how the criminal justice system responds to child sexual exploitation in Northern Ireland has raised concerns about the effectiveness of current arrangements in place to protect children.
 
Inspections find improved performance at Hydebank Wood Secure College and Ash House women’s prison Image
09/06/2020
Two independent inspection reports have commended prison officers, health care and education staff for the ‘remarkable progress’ they have made to improve performance and outcomes for young men held at Hydebank Wood Secure College and Ash House women’s prison.
 
02/04/2020
The Chief Inspector of Criminal Justice in Northern Ireland, Jacqui Durkin has called on the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) and the Office of the Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland (OPONI) to “work hard together” to strengthen trust and repair damage to public confidence, following the PSNI’s failure to disclose sensitive information linked to an historic case in late 2018.
 
Chief Inspector urges further action on road traffic enforcement Image
19/03/2020
The Chief Inspector of Criminal Justice in Northern Ireland has urged those responsible for road traffic enforcement to continue their efforts to improve road safety in Northern Ireland.
 
11/03/2020
An independent inspection by Criminal Justice Inspection Northern Ireland (CJI) has found a project managed by a charity which verifies threats made against individuals and families by paramilitary and community sources, is operating with integrity to deliver clear humanitarian outcomes.