This year so far, March 2021, the total theft of catalytic converters throughout the UK is already approaching last year’s total of 15,000, which itself was a 33% increase on that of 2019.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Kent has received over £111,000 from the Home Office’s Safer Streets Fund to help prevent crime in Gillingham.
New security measures have been put in place in Warrington as part of the Safer Streets scheme to tackle burglary and acquisitive crime in the Cheshire area.
Haglöfs, a leading outdoor equipment retailer in Gothenburg, Sweden, has marked some of its more valuable items in store to prevent and deter theft.
Residents from two disadvantaged areas in Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, are receiving crime prevention kits that will aim to deter offenders and make both communities safer.
Thirty-five Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) have received funding from a £25 million scheme to crack down on burglary and theft in crime hotspots.
Following a rise in copper cable theft on commuter rail lines, LA Metro, in Los Angeles, California, has invested in two SelectaDNA products for existing lines.
A million pound makeover for some of Cleveland’s hardest hit communities is underway, overseen by the Office of Police and Crime Commissioner for Cleveland.
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Pupils from primary schools in Merthyr Tydfil were challenged to design imaginative street signs to raise awareness of a new police crime prevention initiative from South Wales Police.
We are delighted to have been named finalists in the Outstanding Security Partnership category at this year’s OSPAs for not one, but TWO successful crime reduction campaigns.
As museums across the world prepare to welcome visitors back after closures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, it certainly won’t be business as usual.
Secure Asset Register, powered by SelectaDNA, has been approved for the G-Cloud 12 Digital Marketplace, a government framework,
Police in Scunthorpe town centre are getting tough on shoplifters by introducing a DNA marking system that can track stolen items.
We are delighted to announce that James Brown, MD of Selectamark Security Systems plc, has been revealed as a Global Influencer in Commercial Security.
Don't overlook security as more people return to work, says James Brown, MD of Selectamark Security Systems, a Secured by Design member company.
Sussex Police has introduced a dedicated team of rural crime Police and Community Support Officers to help farmers mark their equipment, machinery and tools with SelectaDNA.
Scrap yards in Greater Manchester were visited by Network Rail, the British Transport Police and a four-legged ‘detective’ to ensure dealers are not trading stolen metal.
Police Scotland recently launched a hugely successful operation to crack down on crime in an area of Govanhill in Glasgow.
A disused telephone box in Buckfast, Devon has been refurbished and put to good use with the installation of a new defibrillator which has been forensically marked.
SelectaDNA have supplied Hinkley Point C, a nuclear power station, with SelectaDNA and Secure TESA Security Labels to mark and protect assets including tools, IT equipment and electronic devices.
SelectaDNA is listed in Chubb’s ‘Little Black Book’ which contains the names and numbers of a select group of companies that can help prevent and protect the possessions and homes of their clients from burglary and theft.
SelectaDNA are pleased to announce completion of their new forensic science laboratory in London.
Secure Asset Register (SAR) is now the only Secured by Design approved property register that is free for both the public and the police to use.
A crackdown to prevent burglaries and encourage people to protect their homes has been relaunched by Essex Police after a successful first run.
SelectaDNA’s distributor in the United States is proud to become an approved Milestone Systems’ Technology Partner.
After rolling out more than 30,000 home property marking kits as part of Operation Spearhead in 2018/19, Surrey Police continue to make residential burglary a priority.
Cumbria Police have been offering a series of quad bike security marking events using SelectaDNA.
New York State Sheriff's Association have introduced SelectaDNA Intruder Spray to help deter theft and identify criminals.
Five hundred churches have now taken up a special deal to purchase a SelectaDNA Church kit offered by Trinitas Church Insurance Services.
In Cheshire, PCSOs have been marking tack with SelectaDNA at various equine premises.
A prolific burglar has been jailed for eight years after being linked to some of his crimes by the SelectaDNA Secure Asset Register.
We are delighted to have been named as a finalist in the Outstanding Security Product category at the 2020 OSPAs.
The SelectaDNA Vehicle kit was recently featured on BBC1’s Rip Off Britain as part of a news item on the latest wave of ‘ car cannibalism’.
Five men have been jailed for over 45 years after a series of cash machine explosion burglaries.
The Kelly Group, a leading telecommunications and utilities service provider, have adopted the use of SelectaDNA to mark and protect hundreds of its fleet of commercial vehicles from theft and damage.
French political magazine L’Express ran a story about SelectaDNA Tagging Spray being used to supplement the tear gas and water cannons deployed by French police when the recent ‘Yellow Vest’ protests in Paris took a violent turn.
The UK’s rail network is designed to fail safe, which means that when a cable is cut trains are brought to a standstill. This protects passengers but can lead to lengthy, frustrating delays while the problem is found and fixed safely.
One of the world’s top fashion houses and luxury retailer Chanel has had SelectaDNA Intruder Spray fitted at two London stores following an attempted smash & grab and a ram raid at the newly-restored Walton Street boutique.
22 Boots stores across the West Midlands, Yorkshire, Southampton and Bristol have had SelectaDNA Intruder Spray installed so that they are now fully protected across shopfront windows and all access points.
A Neighbourhood Watch group that has been using SelectaDNA to deter burglaries in the Wycombe District of Buckinghamshire since 2012, has been honoured for its services to the community.
A Manchester gang that netted more than £400k via a series of ATM gas attacks, has been arrested as they prepared to attack a Post Office in Oldham.
Following close links with the motor trade over many years, we were recently approved as members of the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), one of the largest and most influential trade associations in the UK.
New tactics from the Metropolitan Police Service to tag offenders committing moped-enabled crime in London have played a major role in its significant reduction.
Selectamark Security Systems plc is now a Crown Commercial Service Supplier (CCS).
Garden machinery and tools stolen from a private school in Surrey have been recovered due to the fact that they were securely labelled and registered on our Secure Asset Register (SAR).
Around 4,000 Mobikes in London are being marked with SelectaDNA in order to keep a handle on bike theft by acting as a deterrent to thieves.
We are delighted to be shortlisted for CIR Magazine's Risk Management Awards. We have been nominated for the Public Safety Award for our work with UK Police and private security staff .
We were proud to scoop a prestigious award at the 2019 BSIA British Security Awards held in London this week.
SelectaDNA recently teamed up with The City of London Police, City of London Corporation, London Fire Brigade and the Motorcycle Industry Association for #SafeCityBiker events in London.