Det Ch Supt Mick Duthie, head of the Homicide Command, said: "It's taking guns off streets, it is intelligence-led policing to target gangs, stop and search.I should add that this number includes murder, manslaughter, corporate manslaughter and infanticide offences.
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
London Homicide rate lowest in 40 years
Short of a US type Mass shooting occurring in London in the next week or so, the number of murders will be less than 100 for 2014 according to the Metropolitan Police. Police attribute the reduction to intelligence-led policing and early medical intervention.