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 latest in a series of inspection reports on Maghaberry Prison has found that while management are continuing to work to improve the prison's performance, shortcomings have been found in the care and support provided to the most vulnerable prisoners.
An independent inspection by Criminal Justice Inspection Northern Ireland (CJI) has examined the role played by the former Department of Agriculture and Rural Development's Central Investigation Service (CIS) and the Veterinary Service Enforcement Branch (VSEB) in protecting against error and fraud while ensuring compliance with agriculture regulations and animal welfare laws.
The Chief Inspector of Criminal Justice in Northern Ireland, Brendan McGuigan has welcomed the introduction of the mutual recognition of driving disqualifications between the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland which he believes will help improve road safety.