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The four Criminal Justice inspectorates – of Constabulary, the Crown Prosecution Service, Probation and Prisons – have today published their sixth business plan of joint inspections. Read the business plan

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#008/2013 – Inspectors set out plans for examining justice system from 2013-2015 The four Criminal Justice Inspectorates – of Constabulary, the Crown Prosecution Service, Probation and Prisons – have today published their sixth business plan of joint inspections where two or more of our inspectorates are involved. In 2012/13, the criminal justice system landscape developed

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HMIC has launched a consultation which welcomes views on its proposed inspection activity for the coming year and will be open until 07 May 2013. For more information, and to respond, please go to the consultation page on HMIC’s website

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Police custody provision in Haringey was sound, but there were a few inconsistencies, said Nick Hardwick, Chief Inspector of Prisons, and Dru Sharpling, HM Inspector of Constabulary, publishing the report of an unannounced inspection. Read ‘Haringey – Joint inspection of police custody suites’

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#007/2013 Police custody in Haringey – generally positive Police custody provision in Haringey was sound, but there were a few inconsistencies, said Nick Hardwick, Chief Inspector of Prisons, and Dru Sharpling, HM Inspector of Constabulary, publishing the report of an unannounced inspection. The inspection was part of a national programme of joint inspections of police

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HMIC has started the 2013 programme of value for money inspections, which is due to report in the summer. We will be visiting all 43 police forces. If you’d like to receive an update when the report is due to be published please email haveyoursay@hmicfrs.gov.uk and ask to be added to the distribution list.

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Olivia Pinkney and Peter Spindler took up their roles on 02 April 2013 and will provide operational experience to HMIC inspection programmes. They will also be representing the HMIC senior team at stakeholder level. Read the press release

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HMIC today announces the appointments of Olivia Pinkney and Peter Spindler as Assistant Inspectors of Constabulary (AIC) Olivia Pinkney and Peter Spindler took up their roles on 02 April 2013 and will provide operational experience to HMIC inspection programmes. They will also be representing the HMIC senior team at stakeholder level. AIC Pinkney was an

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In 2012, HMIC commissioned academic research to further understand the different types of people suffering anti-social behaviour (ASB). The report, by Dr Helen Innes and Professor Martin Innes of the Universities’ Police Science Institute at Cardiff University, provides information on how forces can identify the types of people suffering ASB in their area in a way

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Victims of disability hate crime are being let down by the criminal justice system, and progress to improve their experience of reporting offences has been too slow, an independent report has found. A joint inspection of the police, probation and Crown Prosecution Service has uncovered a lack of understanding of what classifies as a disability