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Criminal Justice

Compensation Agency 

Criminal Justice Inspectorate for Northern Ireland (CJINI)

Department of Justice (DOJ) 

Forensic Science Northern Ireland (FSNI) 

Ministry of Justice 

National Offender Management Service (NOMS) 

NI Direct – Crime, Justice and the Law 

NI Direct – Information about Sentencing, Prison and Probation 

Northern Ireland Courts and Tribunals Service (NICTS) 

Northern Ireland Office (NIO) 

Northern Ireland Policing Board 

Northern Ireland Prison Service (NIPS) 

Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland 

Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) 

Public Prosecution Service (PPS) 

Public Protection Arrangements in Northern Ireland (PPANI) 

Youth Justice Agency (YJA)


European Organisation for Probation (CEP) 

CEP – Probation Works – Facts about Probation
HM Inspectorate of Probation 
Probation Service – Ireland 
Probation Services – England and Wales
Probation Services – Scotland 
Professional Association for Probation Officers 


Children and Young People’s Strategic Partnership (CYPSP) 

Duke of Edinburgh’s Award


Northern Ireland Assembly 

Northern Ireland Association for the Care and Resettlement of Offenders (NIACRO)

Northern Ireland Executive

Policing and Community Safety Partnerships (PCSPs)
Prince’s Trust

Victim Support – Northern Ireland

Women’s Aid

Other Links

Equality Commission Northern Ireland

European Foundation for Quality Management

Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO)


NI Direct

The Road from Crime on DVD and an update on discovering desistance