Category Archives: Justice

Legacy funding troubles

The Northern Ireland Office has rejected calls from local politicians for additional funding for police investigations into Troubles related crimes. The Northern Ireland Office (NIO) has been roundly criticised by local politicians...

Hate crimes

Following the publication of the latest quarterly statistics relating to incidents and crimes motivated by hate, agendaNi reviews the findings. The PSNI’s quarterly bulleting presents the most recent statistics relating to incidents...

Crime attendance falling

 Statistics reveal that the PSNI are now attending less crimes than ever before.  The PSNI’s attendance rate at crimes has hit an all-time low with officers not being sent out to one...

Courthouse closures

After Justice Minister David Ford MLA confirmed the closure of five courthouses across Northern Ireland, agendaNi looks at what it might mean for the justice system in Northern Ireland. Justice Minister, David...

Community safety wardens for Fermanagh

A private security firm is being employed to patrol Fermanagh’s crime hotspots. Estates in County Fermanagh with high crime and anti-social behaviour rates are employing a private security firm to patrol the...

Change needed at Maghaberry

Inspection brands prison dangerous and expresses its concern for both prisoner and staff safety.  Inspectors from Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Prisons and Criminal Justice Inspection Northern Ireland have labelled Maghaberry prison as...

Policing the police

Michael Maguire talks to Adam Morton about the challenges facing the office of the Police Ombudsman, his approach to the role and his hopes for the introduction of a Historical Inquiries Unit....

Crime in statistics

agendaNi takes a look at the police recorded crime statistics for the year 2014/15. At the time of writing, the most recently published police recorded crime statistics relate to crimes recorded by...