January – March

Four community-based restorative justice schemes supervised by Northern Ireland Alternatives have been recommended for accreditation under the Government’s community-based restorative justice protocol.
A report by Criminal Justice Inspection Northern Ireland (CJI) examining how goods and services are acquired by the criminal justice system has called for fairness, equality of opportunity and value for money in public purchasing.
Criminal Justice Inspection is examining the changing nature of Northern Ireland’s justice system and the challenges that it faces at its annual stakeholder conference.
An independent report by Criminal Justice Inspection on how hate crime is managed in Northern Ireland has shown criminal justice agencies display a commendable commitment to tackling the issue.