October - December

An inspection report on probation practice has made 11 recommendations to improve the Probation Board for Northern Ireland’s (PBNI’s)  governance arrangements and deliver better services and outcomes.
CJI Chief Inspector Jacqui Durkin has commended the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) for their considerable progress in implementing inspection recommendations made by CJI to improve how business crime is dealt with in Northern Ireland.
Criminal Justice Inspection Northern Ireland (CJI) has today (12 November 2020) published its Annual Report and Accounts for 2019-20.   
The Chief Inspector of Criminal Justice in Northern Ireland, Jacqui Durkin, has today (11 November) announced Criminal Justice Inspection Northern Ireland (CJI) is to undertake a review of the use of Care and Supervision Units by the Northern Ireland Prison Service (NIPS).
Inspectors have commenced work on an inspection of how the criminal justice system treats females in conflict with the law.  Terms of reference for the inspection have been provided to the criminal justice agencies and are available to view or download here.
Chief Inspector Jacqui Durkin talks about the findings of CJI’s first in-depth inspection of how the criminal justice system deals with modern slavery and human trafficking in Northern Ireland.
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.