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Preventing Cargo Theft With New Portable Intruder Spray

23 Apr 2018

As cargo thieves continue to adopt increasingly professional and sophisticated tactics, SelectaDNA has developed a new portable, battery-powered Intruder Spray system which is quick to deploy, easy to arm and disarm, and links criminals to their crime sce

100% Protection Against Burglary Or Your Money Back

12 Apr 2018

We are so confident that using our Home Kit will make your home more secure and less attractive to thieves that we are offering an incredible 100% money back guarantee.

Police Scotland Launch DNA Spray Tactic Against Motorcycle Crime

27 Mar 2018

Police Scotland has launched a project aimed at targeting offenders involved in motorcycle activity, anti-social behaviour and criminality through the use of SelectaDNA’s tagging spray.

Operation Spearhead Makes Surrey A No-Go Area For Burglars

9 Mar 2018

As Surrey Police begin their roll out of thousands of forensic marking kits for residents to use to reduce burglaries they have a clear message for anyone thinking of committing burglaries in Surrey – DON’T!

Jail For Dangerous Rider After DNA Tagging For Previous Offence

5 Mar 2018

A dangerous scooter rider who was convicted through the first use of a DNA ‘tagging’ spray in West Yorkshire has been jailed after committing another road related crime.

Protecting Equipment to Save Lives

2 Mar 2018

Holland and Clacton Community First Responders in Essex recently marked vital kit including public access defibrillators with SelectaDNA so that they are protected from theft.

Keeping a Close Watch on Stock

1 Mar 2018

Nine sites across the UK belonging to a luxury watch retailer are to be protected from burglary and smash and grab raids by SelectaDNA Spray.

Securing Welsh Farms

28 Feb 2018

Neighbourhood Policing Teams in Wales have been busy visiting farms in Crymych and Cardigan to deliver SelectaDNA kits to farmers who are members of the Farm Watch scheme.

Allotment Owners Get Hands Dirty To Deter Crime

27 Feb 2018

A large allotment site in Bradford is digging deep to protect its plots against theft and criminal damage following the launch of a crime prevention initiative using forensic marking.

No Metal Thefts from Churches  in a Year

20 Feb 2018

There have been no incidents of external metal theft reported in a year to a leading church insurer for clients using SelectaDNA.

Moped Crime: GMP Latest Force To Deploy New DNA ‘Tagging’ Spray

16 Feb 2018

A unique DNA spray is being trialled by Greater Manchester Police (GMP) to ‘tag’ criminals who officers can’t immediately catch.

Spearheading Huge Campaign Against Burglary

12 Feb 2018

A massive forensic marking operation to protect 30,000 homes  from burglary is being launched by Surrey Police and will be rolled out over the next 12 months.

Waste Criminals Beware

7 Feb 2018

Trained officers from the Environment Agency continue to mark waste bales as part of their ongoing Waste Crime Prevention strategy.

Protecting Plant, Tools & Equipment

6 Feb 2018

The plant hire division of construction group J Coffey is set to use SelectaDNA forensic marking to prevent theft of valuable site equipment.

Driving Home The Importance of Security

2 Feb 2018

With National Farmers' Union (NFU) reporting that Land Rover Defender theft has increased by 17%, another level of security is needed to protect Defenders from being stolen.

French Telecom Trial

30 Jan 2018

After big name retailers Auchan, Systeme U and Orange Telecom all used SelectaDNA technology to protect their stores from burglary, telecoms company SFR is the latest French firm to adopt the system, which is being rolled out across selected branches.

Guarding Manchester’s Retail Sites

17 Jan 2018

SelectaDNA Intruder Spray is being rolled out across parts of Greater Manchester as part of an operation to protect local businesses.

A Night At The OSPAs

10 Jan 2018

We are delighted to be named as a finalist in the 2018 UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) in the Outstanding Security Partnership category for our work with Merseyside Police to tackle moped crime.

Police Using DNA ‘Tagging’ Spray To Support Prosecutions

8 Jan 2018

West Midlands Police is using SelectaDNA 'tagging' spray when attempting to catch anti-social bikers, as the spray can be aimed effectively at offenders from a distance. They are also using the spray to support prosecutions.

Danish Tool Recoveries

4 Jan 2018

Danish police have recovered a haul of stolen tools that were taken during burglaries from vans.

New Zealand Construction Campaign

3 Jan 2018

SelectaDNA is featured in a police campaign delivered to tradespeople and builders in Rodney, New Zealand.

Officer Commended For Catching Moped Criminal With DNA Spray

14 Dec 2017

PCSO Ken Short from West Yorkshire Police who used the new SelectaDNA ‘tagging’ spray to catch a moped criminal has been awarded the people of Wakefield’s top officer following a public vote.

DNA Tagging Spray Helps Met Police Reduce Moped Crime

9 Nov 2017

A reduction in moped-related crimes across London has been achieved after a crackdown by the Metropolitan Police that includes the use of SelectaDNA Tagging Spray to mark offenders.

Met Police Launches DNA Tagging Spray Against Moped Crime

31 Oct 2017

The Metropolitan Police have deployed a new DNA Tagging Spray as an innovative strategy to deal with the ongoing problem of moped theft, robberies, acid attacks and the anti-social riding of powered two-wheel vehicles.

DNA ‘Tagging’ Spray Convicts Nuisance Riders

26 Oct 2017

A teenager has become the latest person to be convicted following the use of a new DNA ‘tagging’ spray against moped criminals and nuisance off road riders being deployed by police forces across the UK.

Surrey Police Deploys DNA Spray Against Scooter Crime

25 Oct 2017

A proactive operation using DNA spray to identify scooter and vehicle crime offenders has led to five arrests and 40 stop checks in north Surrey.

Met Protects 35,000 Mobile Devices With DNA

23 Oct 2017

Selectamark has been appointed as ‘Official Supplier of the Forensic Property Marking Product for the Metropolitan Police Mobile Technology’.

Taking On The Waste Crime Fight

20 Oct 2017

The Environment Agency has stepped up efforts to tackle waste crime using a new DNA Spray and a four-legged recruit.

Reducing Rural Crime In Wales

18 Oct 2017

Breconshire Police have been promoting SelectaDNA to protect farm equipment and deter rural crime at events including one run recently by the National Sheep Association.

Space-Age Home Security

9 Oct 2017

Top tech journalist James Day has described SelectaDNA as ‘space-age’ and ‘an invisible innovation’ that that can help protect property and prevent burglaries.

NZ Convenience Stores Install DNA Spray To Prevent Armed Robberies

2 Oct 2017

More than 50 convenience stores in New Zealand, which police fear could be targeted by armed robbers, are to have DNA Spray installed in them so that offenders can be identified.

Police Distribute DNA Marking Kits To Combat Motorbike Thefts

29 Sep 2017

Merseyside Police, in partnership with Sefton Safer Communities Partnership, are distributing DNA marking kits in Sefton this weekend, as a continued response to the theft and anti-social use of scooters, motorbikes and mopeds in the area.

DNA Spray Used By Police To 'Tag' Lawless Bike Offenders

25 Sep 2017

West Midlands Police officers are being armed with SelectaDNA spray in the latest tactic against off-road bike offenders who plague the region’s streets and parklands.

Australian-First: Victoria Police Launch SelectaDNA Trial To Cut Crime

29 Aug 2017

An Australian-first crime prevention property marking trial has been launched by Victoria Police in alliance with community, government and private sector stakeholders.

New DNA Tagging Product Launched To Identify Moped Criminals

8 Aug 2017

Award-winning SelectaDNA forensic technology has been incorporated within a handheld device to create an effective new tagging product to deter and prevent personal attack and criminal behaviour, such as moped and motorcycle enabled crimes.

Met To Deploy New DNA Tagging Spray Against Moped Crime

4 Aug 2017

The Metropolitan Police are to deploy the new SelectaDNA Tagging Spray as an innovative strategy to deal with the massive problem of moped theft, acid attacks and the anti-social riding of scrambler bikes.

SelectaDNA Secures School Security Award

1 Aug 2017

Congratulations to Neil Beards and his team at Wolverhampton City Council who have just won the School Security Award at the Education Business Awards for their great work with West Midlands Police using SelectaDNA to protect local schools.

DNA Spray Kick-Starts Solution To Scrambler Crime

25 Jul 2017

The anti-social riding of scrambler bikes continues to cause problems across the UK, and West Yorkshire Police are the latest force to be deploying the SelectaDNA Defence Spray as a new and effective strategy to deal with offenders.

Arrests In Norway After Construction Theft In Denmark

14 Jul 2017

Three people from Romania were arrested in Oslo in possession of suspected stolen goods. The police checked the items for SelectaDNA markings and found DNA-coded microdots on them.

Cumbria Police Launch Traceable Scheme To Tackle Livestock Theft

10 Jul 2017

Cumbria Police and farmers are taking a joint approach in a bid to tackle sheep theft. Officers will work with farmers to launch a forensic marking scheme that will see a traceable solution – supplied by SelectaDNA – applied to livestock.

Operation Scrambler Deploys DNA Spray To Track Off-Road Bikers

6 Jul 2017

A new crime fighting tool is being used to crack down on the illegal use of scrambler bikes in Widnes, Cheshire. Police are using the SelectaDNA Defence spray to try to catch the culprits.

Beach Patrol Helps Avoid Marine Crime Wave

14 Jun 2017

Holidaymakers and residents in Tendring in Essex can rest assured this summer that its Beach Patrol will have their boats and lifesaving equipment safely protected by a new scheme to deter marine theft.

On The Trail Of Livestock & Horse Thieves

12 Jun 2017

Following the widespread success of SelectaDNA being used in Cheshire Constabulary’s Operation Shield, a DNA tagging system has been developed by SelectaDNA for use on livestock and horses.

Race Debut For SelectaDNA Swift

9 Jun 2017

SelectaDNA is being introduced for the first time to the motor racing community through a partnership with Red Rose Racing.

Safe Security Partnership

31 May 2017

SelectaDNA has teamed up with Insafe, the leading British safe manufacturer, to bring their customers a comprehensive security solution to protect their jewellery and valuables.

Irish First: Topaz Trials DNA Spray To Protect Service Stations

26 May 2017

Topaz, the largest fuel and convenience brand in Ireland, is linking up with SelectaDNA to trial the DNA Spray system at several of its service stations.

Shield’s Success Celebrated: 6,300 Rural Homes Protected

10 May 2017

The success of Cheshire Police’s highly successful anti-burglary campaign Operation Shield, which uses SelectaDNA to protect rural communities, has been celebrated at a recent event.

DNA Farm Protection In NZ

3 May 2017

Tackling rural crime using SelectaDNA is a key focus for police in the Clutha district of New Zealand following the recent appointment of Senior Sergeant Cynthia Fairley to a new role as Area Response Manager.

New Police Partnership With Costain Bypasses Crime

24 Apr 2017

Thousands of homes and businesses near a new bypass in rural Cheshire are being protected from burglary thanks to the use of forensic marking in an innovative partnership between Cheshire Constabulary and construction company Costain.

Helping To Improve Quality Of Life

5 Apr 2017

An initiative using SelectaDNA to tackle a burglary hotspot in Blyth, Northumberland, has been implemented to improve the neighbourhood and reduce the number of burglaries.