Detection of murders in Russia reached almost 90%

Percentage of solved murders in Russia on average rose to nearly 90%, according to the chairman of the Investigative Committee Alexander Bastrykin.

"With the latest achievements of criminology and widely introducing the most advanced experience in investigative work, drawing on the experience of veterans of the investigating authorities, we have achieved high detection murders. On average, the detection rate increased from 85% to 89%. And in some regions achieved a perfect result," — Bastrykin said in an interview to "Rossiyskaya Gazeta", to be published on Thursday.

Chairman of the SC stressed the important role of the veteran in the department of public organization "Union of Veterans of the investigation."

According to Bastrykina, crime detection — "exactly the criteria by which people judge the work of each and every law enforcement."

According to a survey of the All-Russian Public Opinion Research Center (VTsIOM), 25% of Russians believe effective efforts of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation in the fight against corruption in the past year, while in 2011 this opinion was held by 17%.

Last Tuesday, the Investigative Committee as an independent agency, celebrated its second anniversary. SC was established two years ago, January 15, 2011, split off from the Prosecutor General’s Office. In general, it exists in one form or another since 2007, since the major reform of the law enforcement system in Russia, according to which the Prosecutor General’s investigative functions have been allocated to a separate unit, and prosecutors engaged primarily oversight issues.

 

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