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Saturday, 1 March 2014
High Speed Solution For Metal Theft

Rail infrastructure including cable and valuable metals on the High Speed 1 (HS1) route is being protected from metal theft by innovative marking product SelectaDNA Trace.

Friday, 14 February 2014
New Police Scheme Targets Student & Residential Burglary

Wolverhampton Police are using SelectaDNA technology to protect student accommodation and to guard homes that have already been targeted by burglars.

Friday, 10 January 2014
DNA Dog Jazz Continues To Sniff Out Crime

DNA super dog Jazz, who is the first dog in the world to be trained to sniff out SelectaDNA markings on metal, continues to assist UK police forces in their fight against metal theft.

Wednesday, 8 January 2014
Park Scheme Reduces Metal Theft By 100%

Following a council scheme using outdoor marking product SelectaDNA Trace, 100% reduction in metal theft from parks in Dudley has been achieved.

Thursday, 10 October 2013
Keeping A Trace On Maintenance Equipment

MAINTENANCE equipment used to tend the parks and green spaces of Saddleworth and Lees, Oldham, Greater Manchester, has been marked with a new forensic trace product to prevent and deter theft.

Saturday, 28 September 2013
Barbados Police Welcome Launch Of New DNA Crime Deterrent

THE Royal Barbados Police Force (RBPF) is to start utilizing synthetic DNA to help track down and convict criminals.

Thursday, 19 September 2013
Liquid DNA Tackles Student Burglary

AT THE start of the new university term, officers are deploying a new initiative to tackle student burglary using SelectaDNA to mark valuables in student houses in Birmingham.

Tuesday, 17 September 2013
Police Crackdown On London Gold Theft

THE Metropolitan Police launched a new operation to tackle the issue of Asian gold theft in London yesterday.

Wednesday, 26 June 2013
DNA Marking For Essex Residents Scheme

A RESIDENTS association is using a new scheme to catch burglars who steal from homes, sheds and garages in Thorpe Bay, Essex.

Wednesday, 5 June 2013
DNA Spray Protects Swedish Pawnbroker From Robbers

A PAWNBROKER in Sweden has had a revolutionary security device installed that uses a forensic DNA spray to link burglars to the scene of their crime.

Thursday, 9 May 2013
New DNA Security For All Schools In North Yorkshire

VALUABLE equipment at schools across the county of North Yorkshire is being protected from burglary thanks to SelectaDNA forensic marking.

Friday, 5 April 2013
Extra Level Of Security For Disability Charity

POLICE in Derbyshire are helping a local charity protect itself from burglary by marking vital equipment with SelectaDNA.

Monday, 25 March 2013
On The Prowl For CAT Thieves

Thames Valley Police in South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse have instigated a new crime prevention initiative using specialist metal etching kits to put the brakes on a fast-growing trend for catalytic (CAT) converter theft from vehicles in the area.

Friday, 15 March 2013
Dudley Homes Branded With DNA

DNA technology will be used across Dudley in the West Midlands over the coming months to prevent victims of burglary being repeatedly targeted.

Wednesday, 13 March 2013
New Wave Of Security For Yacht Club

OUTBOARD motors and various items of marine equipment belonging to a London yacht club have been marked with SelectaDNA to deter theft.

Wednesday, 13 March 2013
Shutting The Gate On Rural Crime

A NEW scheme which aims to stop farmers from being left vulnerable to equipment and machinery theft, has been launched by Buckinghamshire County Council.

Wednesday, 13 March 2013
Horse Riders Saddle Up To Guard Against Tack Theft

POLICE in Chorley, Lancashire, are offering horse riders the chance to get their equestrian equipment security marked in a bid to protect it from thieves.

Tuesday, 5 March 2013
Asian Gold Protected In Crawley

RESIDENTS in West Sussex are being urged to mark their valuable gold jewellery with a forensic code following a spate of burglaries targeting more than 40 Asian households.
Sussex Police are handing out SelectaDNA kits to residents in Crawley to mark their valuable gold jewellery so it is more easily identifiable if it's stolen.

Wednesday, 20 February 2013
Stolen Equipment Returned To NZ School

A SCHOOL in New Zealand has been reunited with a computer that was stolen thanks to New Zealand Police and SelectaDNA.

Wednesday, 23 January 2013
High Velocity DNA Tagging System Launched By UK’s Leading Forensic Marking Company

A High Velocity DNA Tagging system that keeps criminals at arm’s length has been launched by innovative UK security company Selectamark.

Wednesday, 23 January 2013
Forensic Crime Reduction Initiative Launches In Jamaica

A POLICE-backed crime reduction initiative has been launched in Jamaica using a British DNA property marking product that has helped reduce theft and burglary by up to 85% in UK crime hotspots.

Wednesday, 9 January 2013
Land Rover Owners Rev Up For Police Security Marking

A PRE-CHRISTMAS campaign to help owners of Land Rover Defenders to protect their off-road vehicles from theft has seen more than 90 marked with SelectaDNA.

Tuesday, 8 January 2013
Allotment Watch Using DNA Trace Reduces Theft by 100%

THERE has been a 100% reduction in theft from allotments in an area of Wrexham following the introduction of an Allotment Watch scheme and the use of SelectaDNA Trace to mark garden tools and equipment.

Saturday, 5 January 2013
SelectaDNA Nominated For ‘Design To Improve Life’ Award

IN AN excellent start to the New Year, SelectaDNA has been nominated for a prestigious award in Denmark.

Wednesday, 21 November 2012
100% Reduction In Burglary Following Lancashire Scheme

BURGLARY has been reduced by 100% in just three months in properties marked with SelectaDNA in a scheme being offered to over 600 residents in Nelson, Lancashire.

Monday, 19 November 2012
Zero Marine Thefts In Four Years At Devon Boat Club

FOLLOWING the introduction of a Boatwatch scheme and forensic marking initiative at a boat club near Salcombe in south Devon, there have been no reported thefts of marine property in four years.

Wednesday, 24 October 2012
Housing Association Fights Back Against Metal Theft

A HOUSING association has been forensically marking its properties as it tackles metal theft on one of its estates in Oldham, Manchester.

Wednesday, 24 October 2012
Council Scheme Protects Ashford Homes

HOMES in the Ashford area are now better protected against theft, thanks to a crime prevention initiative involving the use of SelectaDNA by Spelthorne Borough Council and Surrey Police.

Wednesday, 17 October 2012
Keeping A Trace On Cemetery Equipment

MAINTENANCE equipment belonging to Wrexham Council and used to keep the gardens of local cemeteries and crematoriums tidy has been marked with a new forensic trace product to prevent and deter theft.

Tuesday, 16 October 2012  |  admin
Post Boxes Stamped With DNA Trace

POST BOXES in North Wales are being sprayed with SelectaDNA Trace to protect them from being stolen in an innovative scheme funded by the Royal Mail.

Tuesday, 16 October 2012  |  admin
Deterring Asian Gold Theft

THIEVES who target the Asian community for gold were the subject of an initiative organised by Thames Valley Police at the Aylesbury Mosque in Buckinghamshire.

Friday, 21 September 2012  |  admin
Deutsche Bahn Reports First Arrests As A Result Of DNA Marking Initiative

GERMAN rail operator Deutsche Bahn (DB) has reported the arrest of two metal thieves in Neunkirchen, Saarland, after they tried to sell cable belonging to the company to a scrap metal dealer.

Thursday, 20 September 2012  |  admin
Signing Up To Stop Metal Thieves

PORTABLE variable message signs provided by Mobile Traffic Solutions (MTS) which warn drivers of road works, accidents or long delays as well as other useful information are being protected from theft and damage using SelectaDNA Trace.

Tuesday, 4 September 2012  |  admin

THE first Detection Dog in the world to be trained to sniff out forensic markings on stolen metal is set to help police officers crack down on metal theft in the UK.

Tuesday, 21 August 2012  |  admin
Dudley Housing Stock Protected By SelectaDNA

CENTRAL heating boilers and copper cylinders belonging to council property in Dudley are being marked with SelectaDNA to protect them from being stolen.

Monday, 20 August 2012  |  admin
'Street A Week' Initiative Tackles Burglary In Westminster

THE Safer Neighbourhoods team of Bryanston and Dorset Square in London have been involved in a joint initiative with Westminster Council's Neighbourhood Crime Reduction team, to eliminate burglaries on their ward.

Wednesday, 15 August 2012  |  admin
New Product Traces Metal Thieves In Swansea

LOCAL police and Swansea Neighbourhood Watch have joined forces with Swansea Council to stop metal thieves in the city by deploying SelectaDNA Trace, the latest in the range of forensic marking technology products from Selectamark.

Tuesday, 14 August 2012  |  admin
Lancashire Police: Commit Crime And We'll Catch You

A CRIME prevention scheme which involves setting DNA traps to catch burglars is being offered to over 600 residents in Nelson, Lancashire.

Tuesday, 31 July 2012  |  admin
Greasy Solution To Metal Theft In County Durham

POLICE in Ferryhill, County Durham, are using SelectaDNA Grease as part of a continuing campaign against metal thieves targeting residential properties.

Friday, 15 June 2012  |  admin
Church Metal Thief Arrested In South-East London

A MALE has been arrested and charged with lead theft from a church in south-east London, after SelectaDNA Grease was used to successfully place him at the scene of the crime.

Thursday, 7 June 2012  |  admin
Arrests & Convictions As Lead Thefts Plummet

POLICE in Northumbria have seen lead thefts plummet thanks to a crime prevention initiative using SelectaDNA Grease.

Thursday, 26 April 2012  |  admin
Stamping Out Burglary

THE Post Office is installing the new SelectaDNA Spray in sites across the North-West of England to deter robbery and armed raiders.

Friday, 20 April 2012  |  admin
Putting A Trace On Rail Metal Thieves

RAIL track and vital electrical equipment belonging to the UK's national rail operator Network Rail is being guarded from metal theft by an innovative new product called SelectaDNA Trace.

Friday, 13 April 2012  |  admin
Pharmacy Crime Reduced To Zero

A LEADING high street pharmacy chain in the UK has successfully protected valuable stock for more than six months following the installation of a SelectaDNA intruder spray at one of its branches in Glasgow, Scotland.

Wednesday, 4 April 2012  |  admin
Metal Theft Prevention Scheme Praised By Shadow Home Secretary

A RADICAL scheme to tackle metal theft using SelectaDNA has been hailed as 'pioneering' by the Shadow Home Secretary during a visit to Burnley.

Monday, 2 April 2012  |  admin
Home Goods Marked To Prevent Burglary

A NEW home-security initiative has been launched in Oldham, Manchester, to help residents keep their property safe.

Friday, 30 March 2012  |  admin
Keeping Tabs On Gas Canister Theft

A NEW DNA spray application has been developed by Selectamark's team of researchers to stop the growing problem of gas canister theft.

Thursday, 8 March 2012  |  admin
DNA Gel Set To Scupper Scrap Metal Thieves

VULNERABLE properties in the Wyre, Lancashire, are being protected by SelectaDNA Gel to help combat metal thieves.

Saturday, 3 March 2012  |  admin
Police Drive To Cut 4x4 Thefts

DERBYSHIRE Constabulary and Chesterfield Football Club recently joined forces to help protect owners of 4x4 vehicles from theft, following an increase in reported incidents across north Derbyshire.

Wednesday, 22 February 2012  |  admin
Darlington's Void Properties Protected From Metal Theft

EMPTY council housing properties in Darlington that are undergoing repairs or awaiting new tenants are being protected from burglary by SelectaDNA, a hi-tech forensic marking system.

Monday, 23 January 2012  |  admin
Forest Fights Back Against Metal Theft

RESIDENTS of rural communities in the New Forest are fighting back against metal theft by using SelectaDNA Trace to protect their farm machinery and other types of metal.

Thursday, 22 December 2011  |  admin
Festive Clampdown on Burglars

RESIDENTS of a village in South Derbyshire are busy protecting their valuable household items and presents from burglary in the run up to Christmas by using forensic marking product SelectaDNA.

Monday, 12 December 2011  |  admin
100% Burglary Reduction On Streatham Streets

THERE have been ZERO burglaries on two residential streets in south-west London following the introduction of SelectaDNA forensic marking in a police crime reduction initiative six months ago.

Thursday, 8 December 2011  |  admin
Essex NHW Deploys DNA Trap to Catch Burglars

A NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH group are helping to target criminals in a hard-hitting crackdown on burglaries from homes, garden sheds and garages in Braintree, Essex.

Monday, 5 December 2011  |  admin
Housing Partnership Reduces Crime And Fear of Crime

RESIDENTS of Rock Ferry on the Wirral Peninsula have been taking advantage of a scheme using SelectaDNA to keep their personal belongings safer.

Wednesday, 30 November 2011  |  admin
New Weapon In War Against Illegal Dumping

ENFORCEMENT officers from Waste Partnership for Buckinghamshire are making use of SelectaDOT, an innovative tool in the campaign against illegal dumping.

Wednesday, 23 November 2011  |  admin
Braintree Industrial Watch Recommends SelectaDNA

A SCHEME designed to reduce the cost of crime to businesses by recommending the use of SelectaDNA has been launched on industrial estates in Braintree, Essex.

Wednesday, 16 November 2011  |  admin
Gas Pipe Thefts Spark Action

POLICE in Essex are using SelectaDNA to mark metal after a series of dangerous gas pipe thefts left buildings at risk of fire and explosion.

Monday, 14 November 2011  |  admin
Cracking Down On Crime In Chickenley

A RESIDENTIAL security initiative has just been launched in the Chickenley area of Dewsbury involving the use of SelectaDNA in around 300 homes.

Friday, 11 November 2011  |  admin
LSE Students Learn Value Of Property Marking

PROPERTY marking for Freshers arriving this term at the London School of Economics (LSE) and Political Science has been so well-received that it is being offered to all 9,000 students at the university.

Thursday, 10 November 2011  |  admin
It's Curtains For Metal Thieves

A CONSERVATION group hoping to secure the future of a famous theatre in Lancashire has been issued with SelectaDNA Grease by police following the theft of lead from the property's roof.

Friday, 4 November 2011  |  admin
Award For 'Safe Estate' Scheme Using SelectaDNA

A HOUSING trust has worn a coveted award after using SelectaDNA products to successfully reduce burglary and metal theft from an estate in Surrey.

Wednesday, 12 October 2011  |  admin
Surrey Police Team Up With Partner Agencies To Reduce Burglary

OFFICERS from Surrey Police have been working alongside Elmbridge Housing Trust and the borough's Community Safety Partnership to deliver SelectaDNA property marking kits to homes in Walton.

Wednesday, 12 October 2011  |  admin
Woking Burglars Follow Letter Of The Law

PERSISTENT offenders in Woking have been sent letters from Surrey Police warning them that SelectaDNA is being deployed in the area and that they face arrest if they are caught breaking into local homes and businesses.

Wednesday, 28 September 2011  |  admin
Getting A Grip On West End Bag Snatchers

AN INGENIOUS device to prevent and deter handbag theft has been created by the Design Against Crime Research Centre (DACRC) in London, in conjunction with security company Selectamark.

Tuesday, 27 September 2011  |  admin
Hospital Keeps Better Track Of Medical Equipment

MORE than 20,000 medical items belonging to one of the largest NHS Trusts in the UK are being forensically marked with SelectaDNA as part of an ongoing initiative to improve equipment management and prevent and deter theft.

Thursday, 8 September 2011  |  admin
New Academic Year: Students Protect Valuables With DNA

MORE than 2,500 students arriving at the University of Bath later this month will be encouraged to ensure their possessions are well-protected by marking their valuable equipment with SelectaDNA.

Friday, 2 September 2011  |  admin
New-Build and Void Properties Protected with DNA

RESIDENTS on a new-build estate in south-east London are protecting their personal possessions from burglary by the use of SelectaDNA property marking.

Wednesday, 31 August 2011  |  admin
Sunderland Uses Grease To Cut Metal Theft

POLICE in Sunderland are using SelectaDNA Grease to give metal thieves the slip.

Thursday, 25 August 2011  |  admin
Safeguarding Northumberland's Churches

POLICE are offering forensic marking product SelectaDNA to church wardens across Northumberland to help stop thieves targeting their buildings.

Tuesday, 16 August 2011  |  admin
DNA Spray Keeps Looters Away AND It Can Identify Rioters

TWO new products that use innovative DNA spray technology to link looters, burglars or smash-and-grab raiders to the scene of the crime are being deployed in high street shops and convenience stores in the wake of the recent UK riots.

Thursday, 11 August 2011  |  admin
Vulnerable Properties Protected By DNA

A PROPERTY management company in Middlesbrough is protecting vulnerable houses from burglary using SelectaDNA forensic marking in a new crime prevention scheme.

Tuesday, 9 August 2011  |  admin
Streatham Officers Use DNA Marking To Warn Off Burglars

A RESIDENTIAL street in south-west London is being protected from burglary by the use of SelectaDNA, as part of a police initiative to cut crime in the borough of Lambeth.

Friday, 5 August 2011  |  admin
SelectaDNA Deters 'Walk In' Burglaries In Coastal Town

FORENSIC marking kits have been handed out by police to residents of a seaside town in Essex, in a bid to deter crooks after an increase in 'walk-in' burglaries.

Thursday, 14 July 2011  |  admin
Metal Thieves Arrested & Charged

FOUR youths have been arrested and charged with lead theft, after SelectaDNA Grease was used to successfully place them at the scene of the crime.

Tuesday, 5 July 2011  |  admin
Police Advise Farmers To Mark Crop-Watering Equipment

POLICE are warning farmers to be on their guard and mark all valuable equipment following thefts of irrigation pipes across north Norfolk and Broadland.

Tuesday, 5 July 2011  |  admin
Slough Neighbourhoods Get Tough On Burglary

A CRACKDOWN on robbery and burglary using SelectaDNA property marking as one of the key components is being launched across 17 neighbourhoods in Slough.

Friday, 1 July 2011  |  admin
Fishguard Introduces BoatWatch Scheme

A NEW crime-fighting initiative to target criminals who commit burglaries and thefts from boat owners in a Welsh coastal town has been introduced by Dyfed-Powys police.

Friday, 3 June 2011  |  admin
'Metal Theft Stopped Overnight' At Surrey Housing Estate

A NEW scheme using SelectaDNA to tackle metal theft and burglary on a housing estate in Surrey is already proving successful, with metal theft stopping instantly.

Tuesday, 31 May 2011  |  admin
ZERO Burglaries Down On The Farm

FARMERS from Pembrokeshire are winning the fight against crime by marking agricultural machinery and farmyard equipment with forensic marking product SelectaDNA.

Saturday, 28 May 2011  |  admin
DNA Grease Deters Metal Thieves In Derbyshire

​OFFICERS are daubing hi-tech SelectaDNA Grease around villages in the Amber Valley district of Derbyshire following a spate of lead thefts.

Friday, 27 May 2011  |  admin
Oldham Fights Back Against Burglary

POLICE in Greater Manchester are using a new crime prevention tool to reduce burglary in high risk areas of Oldham.

Friday, 27 May 2011  |  admin
Ealing Churches Unite Against Lead Thieves

POLICE in West London are making their mark in the battle against lead theft by using SelectaDNA Grease to protect a number of churches in the area.

Thursday, 28 April 2011  |  admin
Home Watch Gains Security Boost

NEIGHBOURING residents in the market town of Watton in Norfolk are working with the police to take a united stand against thieves.

Tuesday, 19 April 2011  |  admin
Nursery Target Hardens Premises With SelectaDNA

A NURSERY school in Burnley that has been continually targeted by thieves is using SelectaDNA products to protect both the inside and outside of the premises.

Saturday, 16 April 2011  |  admin
£30 Million University Complex Protected By SelectaDNA

HIGH value electronic equipment installed in state-of-the-art laboratories at the University of Northumbria is being protected from theft by SelectaDNA forensic marking.

Thursday, 14 April 2011  |  admin
Cumbria's 'Little Ireland' Protected By SelectaDNA

MORE than two years after SelectaDNA was successfully used to protect 1,000 flood-stricken homes in Cumbria from burglary and looting, police continue to deploy the high-tech product in other areas of the county to deter theft, target-harden properties and offer peace of mind to residents.

Wednesday, 13 April 2011  |  admin
ZERO Burglaries At £25 Million Wirral 'Super School'

SIX months after the opening of a new 'super' secondary school on Wirral that marked all of its high-value ICT equipment with SelectaDNA there have been ZERO thefts or break-ins reported

Tuesday, 12 April 2011  |  admin
Community College Uses DNA To Battle Thieves

COMPUTERS, laptops, projectors and other high value electronic equipment belonging to a community college in Battle, East Sussex, are being protected from theft by SelectaDNA forensic marking.

Monday, 28 February 2011  |  admin
Tack Theft Scheme 100% Successful

MORE than two years after the launch of a police campaign using SelectaDNA to deter the theft of horse equipment from stables across Shropshire, there have been ZERO thefts of marked items reported.

Wednesday, 23 February 2011  |  admin
SelectaDNA Lands At 'Cabin Crew' Homes In North Herts

RESIDENTS including airport cabin crew living in the parish of King's Walden, north Hertfordshire, have welcomed a new initiative to keep their homes and properties secure by using SelectaDNA, the latest in crime fighting technology.

Monday, 21 February 2011  |  admin
SelectaDNA Proves Its Worth In Lancashire

BURGLARY has been significantly reduced after SelectaDNA forensic marking was introduced to police operations in areas of Lancashire over the past year.

Thursday, 17 February 2011  |  admin
Forensic Fight Against Allotment Crime

RECENT incidents of theft and vandalism at allotment sites in Hitchin and Letchworth have resulted in hi-tech forensic marking kits being deployed to deter burglars from the area.

Wednesday, 9 February 2011  |  admin
Gloucester Cracks Down On Problem Bike Theft

THOUSANDS of pounds worth of bikes were stolen across the city of Gloucester last year (2010), leading to a major police crackdown on bike theft involving the national online bike registration service, BikeRegister.com

Tuesday, 8 February 2011  |  admin
Wheeling Out Cycle Crime In Warrington

CYCLISTS in the Warrington South area of Cheshire are being offered the chance to have their bikes security marked and details logged on bikeregister.com, the UK's leading online bike registration initiative.

Tuesday, 8 February 2011  |  admin
No Brake For Bike Thieves In North Wales

A MAJOR initiative to help reduce bike theft was launched recently by North Wales Police at the historic town of Dolgellau in the Snowdonia National Park.

Friday, 4 February 2011  |  admin
Landlords Urged To Help Prevent Metal Theft

VACANT properties awaiting tenants in Northumberland are being protected from burglary by Selectamark's visible permanent marking system.

Thursday, 27 January 2011  |  admin
Bikeregister Leads To Arrests & Recoveries In London

BIKE thieves have been arrested, stolen bikes recovered and more than 11,000 bikes security-marked by the Metropolitan Police's Cycle Task Force, which is using Bikeregister as one of its initiatives to clampdown on bike theft in London.

Tuesday, 25 January 2011  |  admin
Bikeregister Puts Spoke In The Wheel For Bike Thieves

FOLLOWING a spate of bike thefts from the city centre last summer, police in Peterborough are launching an initiative to encourage bike owners to protect their cycles from theft using the national Bikeregister database.

Tuesday, 25 January 2011  |  admin
Six Months On: Burglary Down By 66% In Surrey Areas

THEFT from residential properties in three areas of Surrey has dropped dramatically following the use of forensic property marking solution SelectaDNA by householders.

Monday, 17 January 2011  |  admin
Nursery Burglars Foiled By DNA Grease

A NURSERY school in Burnley, Lancashire, is now protected by SelectaDNA following a spate of severely disruptive thefts.

Sunday, 16 January 2011  |  admin
Dudley Police Shine Spotlight On DNA Technology

FORENSIC marking product SelectaDNA will now be used in businesses and homes across the town of Dudley in the West Midlands to prevent victims of burglary being repeatedly targeted.

Saturday, 15 January 2011  |  admin
Fens Residents Told 'Lock Up & Mark'

HOUSEHOLDERS in The Fens district of eastern England are being reminded to lock their homes more securely and mark personal possessions with SelectaDNA, as part of a police campaign targeting a sudden increase in burglaries.

Wednesday, 5 January 2011  |  admin
Theft From Student Homes Drops 70%

THEFT from student accommodation in a suburb of Birmingham has dropped dramatically following the use of forensic property marking product SelectaDNA as part of a series of crime prevention measures.

Tuesday, 4 January 2011  |  admin
New Year's Resolution For Letchworth Businesses

BUSINESSES in Hertfordshire are starting the New Year with better security in place for valuable office equipment following the introduction of a property marking initiative in Letchworth Garden City.

Monday, 20 December 2010  |  admin
Tis The Season To Be Careful

A CHRISTMAS crackdown on crime is in full swing in Kingswinford, Dudley, with police using the latest SelectaDNA technology to prevent festive burglary.

Tuesday, 14 December 2010  |  admin
Highly Acclaimed SelectaDNA Beats Southend Burglars

POLICE in Southend are planning to stay one step ahead of burglars as they introduce SelectaDNA property marking kits to the Essex seaside resort.

Thursday, 9 December 2010  |  admin
Thieves Told Norfolk Is Not The Place To Commit Crime

BURGLARS are being warned by Norfolk Constabulary that they are wasting their time breaking into homes which have been marked by SelectaDNA across the county.

Friday, 3 December 2010  |  admin
Bronze Age Village Fights Back Against Metal Theft

A SUDDEN increase in metal theft from an historic village in County Durham has resulted in SelectaDNA Grease being used in a police initiative to deter burglars.

Tuesday, 30 November 2010  |  admin
SelectaDNA 'Undermines The Ambitions Of Thieves' In Torquay

A HIGH-TECH scheme to boost public confidence in crime prevention has been launched in a Torquay ward, following an impressive 70% reduction in burglary using SelectaDNA in other areas of Torbay.

Thursday, 25 November 2010  |  admin
Repeat Burglary Stamped Out In Henley DNA Initiative

THERE have been no repeat victims of burglary in the Henley policing district following the introduction of a SelectaDNA forensic property marking scheme two years ago.

Wednesday, 24 November 2010  |  admin
Rochford DNA Scheme Results In ZERO School Burglaries

OVER 30 schools and more than 250 homes in the Rochford district of Essex are being protected by SelectaDNA forensic marking, following a concerted drive to reduce burglary by a dedicated Police Community Support Officer.

Tuesday, 16 November 2010  |  admin
Successful Crackdown On Metal Theft From Public Buildings

EIGHTEEN months after a police crackdown on metal theft from churches and other public buildings in the Waverley district of Surrey, there has been only one reported incident, where previously there had been over 100 lead thefts in a six-month period.

Friday, 12 November 2010  |  admin
Shard End DNA Scheme Feels Sharp End of the Law

POLICE in the West Midlands are targeting 'high risk' areas of Birmingham using SelectaDNA forensic marking in a new crackdown against burglaries.

Wednesday, 3 November 2010  |  admin
Burglars Convicted After Breaking Into 'Trap' Houses

POLICE ‘trap’ houses in Buckinghamshire containing household items marked with SelectaDNA are being used in an ongoing crackdown on burglary that has already resulted in successful convictions.

Tuesday, 2 November 2010  |  admin
Kent Police Set Grease Trap For CAT Thieves

POLICE in Kent are keen to put the brakes on a fast-growing trend for catalytic converter theft from vehicles and are using SelectaDNA Grease to trap thieves in the act.

Wednesday, 27 October 2010  |  admin
Manchester DNA Scheme Exceeds Expectations With 83% Drop In Burglary

A CRIME reduction scheme in north Manchester using SelectaDNA forensic property marking has been hugely successful and cut burglary by an impressive 83%.

Thursday, 14 October 2010  |  admin
Dot To Dot Technology For Housing Estate

A HOUSING association in Sunderland is using hi-tech property marking kits containing coded microdots to combat residential theft from one of the estates it manages.

Friday, 8 October 2010  |  admin
Bike Club Gears Up To Deter Theft

BIKE thieves won't be so keen to get back in the saddle following a new crime prevention initiative just launched at a bike club in Derbyshire.

Thursday, 7 October 2010  |  admin
Chelsea Clip Helps Turn The Tables On Cafe Crime

MAJOR cafe chains in the City of Westminster have been using crime prevention measures such as The Chelsea Clip to prevent and deter handbag and laptop theft and have slashed petty crime by half.

Tuesday, 28 September 2010  |  admin
South Bucks Burglary Rate Drops 87% In Six Months

THERE has been an impressive 87% reduction in the number of burglary victims over a six-month period in areas of South Buckinghamshire, according to a review of the SelectaDNA forensic property marking initiative being run by South Bucks District Council and Thames Valley Police.

Thursday, 23 September 2010  |  admin
Neighbours Rally Together To Deter Burglars

EVERY household in a residential street in Caversham, Reading, has signed up to a forensic property marking scheme aimed at deterring burglars.

Tuesday, 21 September 2010  |  admin
Surrey Police Take Burglary Campaign 'On The Road'

RESIDENTS in Surrey are being encouraged to help police 'Beat the Burglar' through the use of SelectaDNA forensic marking products as part of a new campaign involving a series of crime prevention roadshows.

Tuesday, 7 September 2010  |  admin
£25 Million 'Super School' Protects Equipment With DNA

A BRAND new 'super' secondary school has just opened its doors to pupils on Wirral, and with high value, state-of-the-art computer equipment on site, there's no room for an 'old school' security system.

Tuesday, 7 September 2010  |  admin
Burglary Sinking Down By The River

SIXTY riverside flats in Sunderland city centre have been protectively marked with SelectaDNA following a spate of burglaries from the new-build estate.

Monday, 6 September 2010  |  admin
More Surrey Homes Protected By SelectaDNA

FOLLOWING on from the success of SelectaDNA property marking schemes in other parts of the county, Surrey Police have now introduced the product to 500 homes in Banstead to target residential burglary.

Tuesday, 3 August 2010  |  admin
Clamping Down On Burglary In North West London

RESIDENTS in the Childs Hill and Golders Green wards of north-west London are clamping down on burglary by using SelectaDNA forensic marking to protect their valuables.

Thursday, 15 July 2010  |  admin
Grease Tightens Up Derbyshire Lead Security

A COATING of high-tech grease has been applied to properties in and around Kilburn, Derbyshire, to reassure residents and help protect them from metal thefts.

Monday, 12 July 2010  |  admin
Driving Out Burglary From Breckland Homes And Cars

HOUSEHOLDERS and car owners in burglary hotspots throughout Breckland in Norfolk are taking part in a hi-tech police initiative aimed at preventing thefts.

Saturday, 10 July 2010  |  admin
All Dorset Schools Use DNA To Deter Burglars

SCHOOLS in Dorset are taking part in a crime reduction initiative to reduce burglary using the latest in hi-tech DNA property marking.

Wednesday, 23 June 2010  |  admin
Turning The Tide On Boat Thieves

A YACHT club in Northern Ireland that has been targeted by thieves is taking hi-tech measures to protect boats belonging to its members by using the new SelectaDNA marine marking kit.

Monday, 21 June 2010  |  admin
Bringing Rochford Security Up To The Mark

MORE than 400 households as well as primary and secondary schools across Rochford in Essex, are being protected by SelectaDNA property marking kits to deter burglars ahead of the summer holidays.

Saturday, 19 June 2010  |  admin
Ring Of Steel Closes In On Rossendale Thieves

A POLICE initiative which involves setting DNA traps to catch burglars targeting empty premises is to be extended across the Rossendale Valley.

Thursday, 17 June 2010  |  admin
Police Extend Use Of DNA To Catch Crooks

POLICE in Broadland, Norfolk, have been given further funding to roll out their SelectaDNA security marking initiative to trace the tracks of burglars.

Thursday, 17 June 2010  |  admin
Detention For Burglars At Blackburn Schools

SIX primary schools in the borough of Blackburn with Darwen in Lancashire are tightening up security and using SelectaDNA to protect their property from burglary.

Monday, 7 June 2010  |  admin
Keeping A Close Watch On Business

A POLICE initiative to protect businesses from burglary using SelectaDNA has been introduced at a business park in Lancashire.

Thursday, 27 May 2010  |  admin
Pupils Take New Security Precautions After Break-In

PUPILS at a primary school in Bridport, Dorset, have been busy security-marking their property with SelectaDNA forensic technology after a number of laptops were stolen following a break-in.

Wednesday, 26 May 2010  |  admin
DNA Screening Helps Convict Criminals

NEW screening equipment in police custody suites across Buckinghamshire and Berkshire is helping Thames Valley Police catch burglars by showing up the tell-tale glow of SelectaDNA on marked stolen items and on the criminals themselves.

Thursday, 13 May 2010  |  admin
New Zealand DNA Trial Reduces Burglary By 61%

BURGLARIES in a New Zealand suburb have been reduced by 61% following a recently completed trial of the theft-deterrent product SelectaDNA.

Thursday, 13 May 2010  |  admin
Westminster DNA Scheme Cuts Burglary By 65%

A CRIME-FIGHTING initiative to help vulnerable residents deter theft in the Queensway area of west London has paid off, with a 65% reduction in burglary.

Tuesday, 11 May 2010  |  admin
Police & Housing Partnership Tackles Estate Burglaries

A HOUSING estate for vulnerable residents in Kensington, Liverpool, has been protected by SelectaDNA following the introduction of a new Partnership scheme involving Merseyside Police and a social housing group.

Thursday, 6 May 2010  |  admin
Police Help School Combat Lead Theft

POLICE in Rossendale, Lancashire, have joined forces with a local school in a high-tech bid to stop a spate of lead thefts from the premises.

Wednesday, 5 May 2010  |  admin
Domestic Burglars Are DNA Targets In Reading

THE latest crime prevention tool is being offered to people in Lower Caversham, Reading, to protect their homes from burglars.

Tuesday, 4 May 2010  |  admin
DNA Spray Knocks Shine Off Jewel Thieves

SMASH-and-grab raiders who target jewellers in Lancashire will be showered with an anti-crime spray as they flee, thanks to a revolutionary new device.

Wednesday, 28 April 2010  |  admin
DNA Driving Down Crime In Cheltenham

RESIDENTS in Cheltenham are benefitting from the latest crime-fighting technology as police recently delivered SelectaDNA forensic marking kits to help them protect their homes and property.

Tuesday, 27 April 2010  |  admin
Dutch Success Leads To Amsterdam Retail Scheme

POLICE evaluation of a crime reduction campaign using SelectaDNA in Rotterdam has recently been announced and robbery figures have been reduced by a massive 65%.

Monday, 26 April 2010  |  admin
London Bag Snatchers Are Given The Clip

HANDBAGS and other items of personal luggage can now be securely stored under many restaurant and pub tables in central London, thanks to the Chelsea Clip from Selectamark.

Wednesday, 21 April 2010  |  admin
DNA Spray Keeps Shop Intruders At Bay

A NEW intruder spray that uses forensic DNA to link offenders directly to the crime scene is being introduced to small retailers in Lancashire as a highly effective robbery deterrent.

Monday, 19 April 2010  |  admin
Ring of Success As Mobiles Recovered

PERSONAL possessions that have been lost or stolen are being recovered by Police and reunited with their grateful owners due to the fact that they were security marked with SelectaDNA.

Monday, 19 April 2010  |  admin
Flegg Residents Reassured By SelectaDNA

RESIDENTS living in rural villages in the Flegg area of Norfolk are being encouraged to protect their property through the use of SelectaDNA marking kits.

Tuesday, 13 April 2010  |  admin
Crime Fighting Kits Deployed In Carmarthenshire

RESIDENTS in the village of Llwynhendy in Carmarthenshire are being given the chance to protect their property from burglary using SelectaDNA, one of the latest tools in crime prevention.

Thursday, 8 April 2010  |  admin
DNA Schemes Crackdown On Burglary In Surrey

SURREY Police are about to launch a number of projects specifically designed to target residential burglary using innovative property marking solution SelectaDNA.

Tuesday, 6 April 2010  |  admin
Giant Recovery Success For Bikeregister

A VALUABLE mountain bike which was stolen from a busy street in central London has been quickly reunited with its owner after its details were recorded on bikeregister.com, an online registration initiative run by Selectamark.

Wednesday, 31 March 2010  |  admin
Marine Theft Sinks In British Virgin Isles

TO COMBAT the theft of and from marine craft in the British Virgin Isles (BVI), a major initiative is being launched today (Wednesday, 31st March) to deter thieves from boatyards and marinas in the territory.

Tuesday, 30 March 2010  |  admin
Marine Marking Kit Helps Avoid Crime Wave

A NEW hi-tech marine marking kit is Dorset Police's latest response to theft and criminal damage in boating communities around the Dorset area.

Monday, 29 March 2010  |  admin
Welsh Victims of Crime Support SelectaDNA

A SCHEME aimed at reducing burglary and the fear of crime for elder residents across Anglesey and Gwynedd in Wales is underway.

Wednesday, 24 March 2010  |  admin
Manchester DNA Scheme Links Burglars To Crime Scenes

BURGLARS can now be easily linked to the scene of their crimes with the help of SelectaDNA technology being launched by Police in north Manchester.

Tuesday, 23 March 2010  |  admin
Metal Theft Flushed Down The Drain

AN INVISIBLE grease has been unveiled as the latest weapon in the war against drain cover thieves.

Thursday, 18 March 2010  |  admin
Digging Deep To Tackle Allotment Crime

ALLOTMENT holders in Hartlepool are digging deep to protect their gardens against theft and criminal damage following the launch of a crime prevention initiative using SelectaDNA.

Friday, 12 March 2010  |  admin
Home Insurance Excess Waived By Using SelectaDNA

CUSTOMERS in New Zealand who purchase a SelectaDNA property marking kit alongside their BNZ home insurance policy will no longer need to pay a standard excess if they make a burglary claim.

Tuesday, 2 March 2010  |  admin
Burglaries And Theft Slashed By 30% In Just Three Months

A POLICE operation to crack down on burglaries in West Oxfordshire using SelectaDNA as part of a combined package of crime reduction tools, has resulted in a 30% drop in crime overall.

Friday, 26 February 2010  |  admin
Durham Partnership Gears Up To Reduce Bike Theft

UP TO 3,000 bikes belonging to young children, commuters and rural community members are being security marked using Selectamark's bikeregister system to prevent and deter cycle theft in County Durham.

Tuesday, 23 February 2010  |  admin
SelectaDNA Stems Flow Of Crime After Floods

THREE months after the introduction of an anti-looting scheme using SelectaDNA to protect flood-affected properties in West Cumbria, there have been ZERO burglaries reported.

Monday, 22 February 2010  |  admin
Burglars Risk Getting 'Shopped' In Grimsby Town

RETAILERS in Grimsby are winning the fight against crime after spending a grant from the Home Office on SelectaDNA property marking kits to protect their businesses against burglary.

Monday, 15 February 2010  |  admin
Edinburgh Bikeregister Scheme Wins SBD Award

A HARD-HITTING scheme that is fighting back against the ongoing problem of bike theft in Edinburgh has won a Secured By Design (SBD) award.

Friday, 12 February 2010  |  admin
SelectaDNA Fine Tunes Security At College

INSTRUMENTS from the music department at Suffolk New College in Ipswich are being marked with SelectaDNA to protect them from loss and theft.

Tuesday, 9 February 2010  |  admin
Farmers Keep Watch Against Crime

FARMERS from Pembrokeshire are joining the fight against crime by marking agricultural machinery and farmyard equipment with SelectaDNA.

Monday, 8 February 2010  |  admin
Government Funds Anti-Theft Scheme For Thurrock Schools

SCHOOLS across the Thurrock area of Essex are being offered SelectaDNA property marking kits to stop thieves stealing valuable educational equipment.

Wednesday, 3 February 2010  |  admin
Birmingham Students Learn How To Protect Their Property

STUDENTS from the University of Birmingham living off-campus are actively involved in a new scheme using SelectaDNA's hi-tech forensic marking system to protect their accommodation and personal possessions from theft.

Tuesday, 2 February 2010  |  admin
100% Burglary Reduction On Crime-Ridden Industrial Estate

THERE has been a 100% reduction in burglaries on a previously crime-ridden industrial estate in Pembrokeshire, following the use of SelectaDNA forensic marking.

Wednesday, 27 January 2010  |  admin
Trackside Metal Theft Derailed By SelectaDNA Technology

SELECTAMARK'S Dutch distributor, Rhine Group BV, has won a major contract to protect the main rail infrastructure in the Netherlands from metal theft, using forensic marking product SelectaDNA.

Wednesday, 27 January 2010  |  admin
Sunderland Police Grease The Way To Capture Lead Thieves

A NEW Police operation is underway in Sunderland using SelectaDNA Grease to put a stop to lead thefts.

Tuesday, 26 January 2010  |  admin
Rotherham Scheme Is As Safe As Houses

EMPTY homes awaiting tenants in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, are being protected from burglary by Selectamark's permanent marking etching system.

Monday, 25 January 2010  |  admin
Matlock Residents Tackle Burglary Head On

A CRIME prevention blitz on a Derbyshire estate is giving residents the chance to keep their property safe with SelectaDNA technology.

Wednesday, 13 January 2010  |  admin
Dudley DNA Scheme Cuts Burglaries By More Than Half

ONE YEAR on from the launch of a SelectaDNA property marking scheme in a crime hotspot in Dudley, residential burglaries have been cut by an impressive 52%.

Tuesday, 12 January 2010  |  admin
'High Risk' Streets Get Burglary Solution

POLICE in Essex are targeting 'high risk' streets in Basildon and Thurrock with SelectaDNA forensic marking in a new crackdown against burglaries.

Friday, 8 January 2010  |  admin
Essex Commuter-Belt Village Tightens Up Security

NINE HUNDRED homes in an affluent village in Essex are to be protected by SelectaDNA in a new scheme to deter and prevent dwelling burglaries in the area.

Monday, 4 January 2010  |  admin
SelectaDNA Helps Cumbrian Flood Victims Deter Looting

FLOOD-AFFECTED areas of West Cumbria are being protected by more than 2,000 SelectaDNA property marking kits as local Police take to the streets to continue their efforts to prevent crime in the area.

Sunday, 3 January 2010  |  admin
DNA Housing Scheme Reduces Burglary And Fear Of Crime

EIGHTEEN months after the launch of a regeneration scheme involving the use of SelectaDNA on a Middlesborough housing estate, both burglary and the fear of crime have been reduced.

Wednesday, 16 December 2009  |  admin
Festive Thieves Won't Have A Happy Christmas

THIEVES who target homes over the Christmas period in West Yorkshire are in for a shock this year as many homes are being protected by a new DNA forensic marking system that can easily link criminals to the scene of the crime.

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