Please click the headers below for further information on each of our programmes for inspecting the work of those who manage offenders, both in the community and custody.


Quality & Impact inspection – adult offending (probation)

Here you can find details on our new inspection programme for adult offending work.


Transforming Rehabilitation – Early Implementation

Details on our current inspection arrangements that focus on the interface between the work of the National Probation Service and Community Rehabilitation Companies.  This includes Workload Audit, Case Transfers, Court Work, Assessment and Allocation and the Inspection of Start of Order.


Prison Offender Management Inspections (POMI 3)

Our programme for inspections looking at the management of offenders in prisons. We work with HM Inspectorate of Prisons on this programme.


Inspecting outside England and Wales

From time to time, at the invitation of the relevant authority, HMI Probation carries out an inspection of probation work outside England & Wales.
Reports of our inspections outside England and Wales


Previous inspection programme – adults

Our previous Inspection of Adult Offending Work (IAOW), Offender Management Inspection (OMI and OMI 2), Effective Supervision Inspection (ESI), Performance Inspection Programme (PIP), Supporting People Inspections and Joint Criminal Justice Area Inspections.