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Home Affairs News

Community Service continues to play key role in justice system

Community service orders continue to play a key role in the criminal justice system in the Isle of Man, as well as making a positive impact on the local environment.
Friday, 1 November 2013

Minister praises effectiveness of Youth Justice Team

Home Affairs Minister Juan Watterson MHK has highlighted the effectiveness of the Youth Justice Team in helping to steer young people away from a life of crime.
Friday, 1 November 2013

Plans submitted for new custody block

The Department of Home Affairs has submitted plans to construct a new custody block at police headquarters in Douglas.  Subject to permission being granted,...
Monday, 23 September 2013

Colin retires from prison service after 39 years

Colin Ring has encountered some of Britain’s most notorious criminals and witnessed many significant changes during a long career in the prison service.  It...
Thursday, 29 August 2013

Department of Home Affairs 2013-14 Budget Impact

Summary Savings since 2010/11 of over £4m (12%) and £8m (21%) since budget peaked in 2007/8. Loss of 44 full-time equivalent headcount in that time,...
Tuesday, 19 February 2013

40% failure rate during electric blanket testing

Community fire officers hosted free testing sessions in conjunction with the Manx Electricity Authority and Age Isle of Man at locations in Castletown, Ramsey...
Monday, 8 October 2012

Minister for Home Affairs opens the new Macfadyen Centre

The Minister for Home Affairs, Hon. Juan Watterson MHK, has officially opened the new training centre for the local Cadet Forces. The project has been a joint...
Monday, 16 April 2012

Head of DHA Communications Division retires

Robert Williamson, the Technical Director of the Communications Division of the Department of Home Affairs, retires today (Monday, April 16 2012) after 22 years...
Monday, 16 April 2012

Minister welcomes a further fall in recorded crime

HOME Affairs Minister Juan Watterson MHK has welcomed statistics which point to a further significant decrease in the level of recorded crime in the...
Friday, 16 December 2011

TETRA system handles 10 millionth call

A KEY element of the strategy to maintain community safety in the Island has achieved a significant milestone during 2011. The Isle of Man Government’s TETRA...
Friday, 16 December 2011
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