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HMCPSI’s Area Assurance Programme report into CPS North East.

HMCPSI’s Area Assurance Programme report into CPS Thames and Chiltern.

A joint inspection by HMCPSI and HMIC found widespread failures across the criminal justice system when it comes to disclosure of evidence.

Disclosure is one of the cornerstones of the criminal justice system and disclosure of unused material is a key component of the investigative and prosecution process. It should be considered at the point where a criminal investigation begins and be at the forefront as the case progresses. Every unused item that is retained by police […]

The report highlights the inspection work that was carried out in 2016-17.

In 2016/17, HM Inspectorate of Constabulary and HM Crown Prosecution Service Inspectorate  carried out the first inspection into the police and the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS)’s response to harassment and stalking crimes.   Report: Living in fear – the police and CPS response to harassment and stalking Case studies: Harassment and stalking case studies News release: Victims of […]

HMCPSI inspectors have carried out a follow-up inspection of the effectiveness of the CPS’s contribution to the Transforming Summary Justice (TSJ) initiative.

Inspectors from HMCPSI have carried out an inspection to evaluate the recording of finalisations onto the Crown Prosecution Service’s case management system (CMS) which records cases and outcomes.

This inspection was carried out to assess CPS Yorkshire and Humberside in terms of efficiency, resources, engagement with stakeholders and staff, and casework.

This inspection was carried out to look at whether the CPS in Wessex delivers the maximum benefit for users and stakeholders with the resources available.