January - March

CJI Chief Inspector Jacqui Durkin has welcomed work by police, prosecutors and the Department of Justice to progress inspection recommendations made in the 2018 Without Witness inspection to improve the criminal justice system’s handling of sexual violence and abuse cases in Northern Ireland.
CJI Chief Inspector Jacqui Durkin has welcomed work by the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) to improve oversight of the use of police discretion including the use of penalty notices but identified that further work is needed in this important area.
The UK National Preventive Mechanism (NPM) has today published its 11th Annual Report for 2019-20.
The report details the work carried out by CJI and other designated organisations to ensure the rights of those in places of detention such as prison and police custody.
Follow the link to the UK National Preventive Mechanism 2019-20 Annual Report to find out more.
CJI Chief Inspector Jacqui Durkin has today published the terms of reference for the CJI review of the operation of Care and Supervision Units by the Northern Ireland Prison Service (NIPS).