PC Keith Blakelock's son Lee has said that the main point he wanted to get across in a rare television interview for the family was that his father "was a person".
He said: “Keith was a person. Yes he was a uniform and that’s what they attacked and they killed a police officer but he was a family man. I always wanted to join the police, since before my Dad died.
"It was something as a kid I always wanted to do. I’m immensely proud of taking over the mantle of PC Blakelock.”
Anyone with information can contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or the Metropolitan Police Incident Room - 020 8203 4617.
PC Blakelock's son Kevin says those responsible for his father's murder have nowhere to hide.
He said: “People who do horrific acts like this, should not be able to sleep well at night. They should always have a thought in their mind that justice will be served one day and the knock will come on the door.”
The family hope despite the passage of time that this new appeal for information will help to push the investigation forward. Anyone with information can contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or theMetropolitan Police Incident Room - 020 8203 4617.
In a rare television interview PC Keith Blakelock's widow, Elizabeth, has spoken of the torment caused by listening to evidence on how the officer was killed and said the attackers had deprived her sons of a father.
Elizabeth said: "You wouldn’t do that to an animal, let alone a human being. That human being was lying there begging you, please, begging you for his life. And still, you went at him with whatever implements, weapons. You’ve deprived these boys of a father. "
The family of PC Keith Blakelock have waited 29 years for justice and their wait goes on. Anyone with information can contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or the Metropolitan Police Incident Room - 020 8203 4617.