CJI does not handle complaints about the criminal justice system or its agencies. Sometimes complaints are handled directly by the agency itself and at other times, an outside body is appointed to deal with complaints.
Organisations which handle complaints linked to the criminal justice system in Northern Ireland include the Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland; the Independent Complaints Assessor; the Independent Complaints Reviewer; the Prisoner Ombudsman for Northern Ireland; the Assembly Ombudsman; and the Parliamentary Ombudsman. Links to each of these bodies are listed on the Links page of this website
Additional information relating to how agencies within the criminal justice system deal with complaints can be obtained by contacting the individual agency/organisation concerned.