Inspection Reports

November 2022

This document sets out a list of proposed thematic inspections of the Criminal Justice System for 2023-25.

Published: 24 November 2022

May 2022

This report follows up on the ‘state of the nation’ report, published in January 2021.

Published: 17 May 2022

February 2022

This is the second and final part of HMICFRS and HMCPSI’s joint inspection of the investigation and prosecution of rape in England and Wales.

Published: 25 February 2022

November 2021

Report: A joint thematic inspection of the criminal justice journey for individuals with mental health needs and disorders (PDF, 1 MB) Cymraeg: Arolygiad thematig ar y cyd o’r daith cyfiawnder troseddol ar gyfer unigolion ag anghenion ac anhwylderau iechyd meddwl (PDF, 1 MB) Press notice: Criminal justice system failing people with mental health issues – […]

Published: 17 November 2021

July 2021

This is the first of two reports that consider the response, decision-making and effectiveness of the police and CPS at every stage of a rape case.

Published: 16 July 2021

An independent review of neurodiversity in the criminal justice system, commissioned by the Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice.

Published: 15 July 2021

June 2021

The Criminal Justice Chief Inspectors’ Group (CJCIG) has finalised its business plan 2021/23

Published: 21 June 2021

January 2021

This report provides a cross-system view of how the criminal justice system reacted in the immediate aftermath of the first national Covid-19 lockdown (23 March to 10 May 2020), and of how the system has managed since. The cumulative impact on the system of the sweeping changes wrought by Covid-19 necessity is both clear and […]

Published: 19 January 2021

February 2020

A programme originally set up to tackle persistent offenders has “lost its way” and better leadership is needed.

Published: 28 February 2020

January 2020

HMCPSI and HMICFRS have published a joint report on evidence led domestic abuse cases

Published: 23 January 2020