Our Reports

HMCPSI inspection for the effective use of agents in the magistrates’ court Inspectors from HM Crown Prosecution Service Inspectorate (HMCPSI) have reviewed the use of agents, in covering magistrates’ court sessions.

Published: 12 March 2020

Inspectors from HM Crown Prosecution Service Inspectorate (HMCPSI) have reviewed how the CPS handles serious youth crime.

Published: 05 March 2020

Inspectors found that neither the police nor the CPS can distinguish those cases where an evidence led approach may be more effective, and that the handling of evidence led domestic abuse prosecutions requires improvement.

Published: 23 January 2020

An inspection of the handling by the CPS of the disclosure of unused material in the Crown Court In 2017 HMCPSI published a joint inspection report Making it Fair: The Disclosure of Unused Material in Volume Crown Court Cases in which we set out that the failure to deal effectively with disclosure has a corrosive […]

Published: 09 January 2020

A thematic review of rape cases by HMCPSI Crown Prosecution Service Inspectorate

Published: 17 December 2019

This new inspection method produced 14 CPS Area Assurance Programme inspection reports. This report brings together the findings of the 14 Area repor

Published: 30 October 2019

Case progression in the Serious Fraud Office
Review of the case progression systems and processes between case acceptance and change

Published: 08 October 2019

Inspectors from HM Crown Prosecution Service Inspectorate looked into the management of defence correspondence by the Crown Prosecution Service.

Published: 13 August 2019

Inspectors from HMICFRS and HMCPSI have reviewed the police and Crown Prosecution Service’s response to crimes against older people The poor relation: The police and Crown Prosecution Service’s response to crimes against older people (July 19)

Published: 01 August 2019

Inspectors from HMCPSI provided an independent assessment of staff engagement within the SFO

Published: 22 July 2019