Press Releases

Below is a list of CJI’s most recent press releases which can be viewed by clicking on the title of the release. To view previous press releases, please go to the relevant year or use the search facility.
The first Independent Reviews of Progress (IRPs) carried out by Inspectors at Maghaberry Prison and Magilligan Prison have found that while progress had been made, there remained much to do to address priority and key concerns identified at recent unannounced inspections to improve outcomes for prisoners.
A Follow-Up Review by Criminal Justice Inspection Northern Ireland (CJI) has assessed progress in implementing inspection recommendations to improve how the criminal justice system deals with cyber crime in Northern Ireland.
The Chief Inspector of Criminal Justice in Northern Ireland, Jacqui Durkin, has called for leadership, action and adequate resources allocated to deliver long overdue improvements in the care and treatment of victims and witnesses engaging with the criminal justice system in Northern Ireland.