David SwindleTap into the expertise of former Senior Investigating Officer (SIO) Detective Superintendent David Swindle and his multilingual Crime Solutions team of experts for advice, support and realistic confidential solutions to your crime-related and investigative challenges in the UK and abroad.

With over 34 years police experience in leading complex and high profile investigations, former SIO and Head of Public Protection David Swindle set up the ground-breaking Operation Anagram to examine the activities of serial killer Peter Tobin.

This much-publicised enquiry involving all UK police forces set new standards and innovative processes for tracking and tracing victims of serial killers, cold case reviews, analysis of historical investigations and retrospectively examining the lives of criminals.

With widely-recognised SIO expertise in crime investigation, murder investigation, major crime investigation, cold case reviews, case preparation, independent case reviews and media commentary, David Swindle offers invaluable, direct experience of crime investigation at the highest level and provision of multilingual advice for some of the most difficult, complicated and sensitive cases.

The David Swindle Crime Solutions multilingual team can also provide assistance and guidance to families who very sadly lose a loved one in a foreign country due to homicide or suspicious death and are faced with confusing updates and legal processes in different languages.

David Swindle Crime Solutions offers:

  • extensive managerial experience
  • investigative ability
  • media and social networking skills
  • language experts fluent in English, German, French, Romanian, Spanish and Catalan
  • knowledge of local cultures and processes

and is an unparalleled resource which can provide the highest quality strategic, investigatory and victim-focused service, no matter how large or small or complex or challenging your issue.

The team’s dedicated, tenacious and no-stone-left-unturned approach is epitomised by David Swindle Crime Solutions strapline: The Search for the Truth.

‘Killed Abroad’, broadcast on BBC One Scotland, Monday 20 August

BBC Scotland’s one-hour documentary, ‘Killed Abroad’ examined Craig Mallon’s and Kirsty Maxwell’s cases and discussed wider issues about families losing loved ones abroad in such terrible circumstances who are abandoned by our Governments to do their own investigations in other countries. Read more >>

Dedicated telephone number and email address to help with Craig and Kirsty’s appeals

The families of Craig Mallon and Kirsty Maxwell are conscious of the fact (and live in hope) that people who watched this documentary will have information that they want to share.

In addition to the appeals’ various social media platforms, the families have arranged a dedicated telephone number which people can use to text or call with any information that they think may assist – all in confidence.

Any information that may assist can be given via this confidential number:

  • 07376 040519 (from the UK)
  • +44 737 604 0519 (international)

We also have a dedicated email address:

Please get in contact and one of our team will get back to you.

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You can read this website in Spanish, French and German by clicking on the flag icons at the bottom of the page. This will open a new browser tab/window so that you can return to the English website at any time.

Please note:

These translations are provided by Google Translate as as such, may be subject to some linguistic innacuracies.

Any content that is published on site or any information provided to the appeal is translated by native language speakers.