Our Reports

In England and Wales, an estimated 2.4 million adults experienced domestic abuse in the year ending March 2022.

Published: 30 March 2023

This inspection examined the effectiveness and efficiency of CPS Complex Casework Units in identifying and managing their casework.

Published: 02 March 2021

This inspection is a follow-up to one we reported on in January 2020, looking at the CPS’s handling of the disclosure of unused material in the Crown Court.

Published: 01 December 2020

This inspection looks at the effectiveness of the CPS’s communication with victims of crime. It is a follow-up to an inspection report published in November 2018 on the same topic.

Published: 22 October 2020

This report looks at the CPS’s response during the period of lockdown from 16 March to 8 May, when movement was extremely limited. The decisions made during this period were, in some instances, a matter of life and death.

Published: 30 June 2020

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 looked into the management of defence correspondence by the Crown Prosecution Service.

Published: 13 August 2019

HMCPSI’s themed inspection report on communications between the CPS’s Victim Liaison Units and the public.

Published: 08 November 2018

HMCPSI’s themed inspection report on the CPS’s Individual Quality Assessments (IQA) scheme.

Published: 13 March 2018

HMCPSI’s inspection of the CPS’s response to the Modern Slavery Act 2015.

Published: 14 December 2017