Criminal Justice department
Criminal Justice Department supports and coordinates area command, department and partner agency activity to reduce crime and disorder and build trust and confidence in the criminal justice system.
In partnership, the department helps reduce offending, brings more offences to justice and makes the justice process as efficient as possible. It makes sure victims and witnesses receive the best possible service.
The department brings together criminal justice units, a central information bureau, a victim and witness care unit, a fixed penalty unit, criminal justice research, custody provision and central management of licensing as well as working with partners within the Local Criminal Justice Board and with Youth Offending and Probation Services.
The Department Head leads on mental ill health matters.