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Police to give unsolved crime details

Police forces in England and Wales are changing the way they record offences to give a clearer idea about why crimes are not solved.

Currently cases that do not result in a charge or caution are recorded as undetected.

That will be replaced by several new categories like "prosecution prevented", for example, if a suspect is too ill to stand trial.

Tom Symonds reports.

  • 30 Dec 2013
  • From the section UK
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