CJI News

23/06/2021

Inspectors are about to commence an Inspection of File Quality, Disclosure and Case Progression and Trial Recovery from the Coronavirus Pandemic.  The terms of reference have been provided to the criminal justice agencies and are available here
 
If you are interested in making you views known to inspectors about this important work please contact the inspection team by email to [email protected].
15/06/2021
CJI has published the terms of reference for its thematic inspection of Leadership Development and Well-being support in the criminal justice system in Northern Ireland.  Initial scoping and research to  inform the inspection has been undertaken and fieldwork is now underway.
29/04/2021
CJI’s Chief Inspector Jacqui Durkin and Chief Executive James Corrigan have published the Inspectorate’s annual Business Plan and Inspection Programme for 2021-22.
21/04/2021
CJI Chief Inspector Jacqui Durkin has urged criminal justice organisations to focus on taking forward all outstanding inspection recommendations following the publication of the No Excuse domestic violence and abuse inspection Follow-up Review.
 
31/03/2021
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.
 
18/02/2021
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.
 
04/02/2021
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.
07/01/2021
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). 
 
07/01/2021
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).