Sanction Detection Rates

The ‘murder rate’ is one way of measuring the effectiveness of the justice system. Another is the percentage of homicides that are ‘cleared up’ – otherwise known as the Sanction Detection Rate. This means cases where a suspect has been identified but not necessarily convicted of the crime, perhaps because they have been acquitted on […]

Unsolved Murders in London: 2011

These five murder cases in London from the year 2011 remain unsolved. Can you help? Call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. Samuel Guidera, a 24-year-old university student, was stabbed to death in a suspected robbery in Sydenham, southeast London, on 12 February 2011. He had spent the afternoon watching football with friends before getting the […]

Unsolved Murders in London: 2010

These ten cases of homicide (murder and manslaughter) in London in 2010 remain unsolved. Can you help? Call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. Sukhwinder Singh, a 31-year-old builder, was stabbed in the heart after trying to stop robbers stealing a woman’s handbag. On 8 January 2010 he chased two muggers who attacked a 28 year-old […]