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 Chief Inspector of Criminal Justice in Northern Ireland, Jacqui Durkin has called for a ‘fundamental reset’ within the Police Service of Northern Ireland (Police Service) and the Public Prosecution Service for Northern Ireland (PPS) to improve the quality of prosecution files and speed of case progression.

An independent review of the operation and management of Community Restorative Justice Ireland (CRJI) has made recommendations to improve oversight, corporate governance, record keeping and communication with partner organisations from the criminal justice system.
Probation Board approved premises in Northern Ireland provide a safe place for offenders who need additional supervision to manage their risks to the public immediately following their release from prison, according to a new report published today (31 March 2023) by Criminal Justice Inspection Northern Ireland.