October - December

An inspection of the treatment of vulnerable prisoners by the Northern Ireland Prison Service (NIPS) has found that while steps have been taken to address the negligence surrounding the death in custody of Colin Bell in August 2008, deficiencies still remain in the regime provided for prisoners at risk.
An independent inspection of the West Belfast Community Safety Forum (WBCSF) has examined the impact the forum has had in increasing community safety in West Belfast.
The Coroners Service for Northern Ireland (CSNI) has been praised in an inspection report published today for the progress it has made during the last 18 months to improve the service it provides to bereaved families.
Criminal Justice Inspection Northern Ireland (CJI) and Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) have published the findings of their final joint follow-up review of the Scientific Support Service within the Police Service of Northern Ireland.
Criminal Justice Inspection Northern Ireland (CJI) has published the findings of its inspection of Community Restorative Justice Ireland’s (CRJI’s) community-based restorative justice scheme in Newry and South Armagh.