Scotland Tonight: Is Scotland becoming a safer place to live?
Government figures showed there were 62 homicides in 2012/13, a decrease of 32%.
The number of homicides in Scotland has fallen to its lowest level since 1976. There were 62 recorded cases in 2012-2013.
Senior police officers welcomed the new figures but said there is still more work to be done.
We delved into the issues with former Detective Superintendent and co-founder of the Violence Reduction Unit John Carnochan.
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