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North Yorkshire Police Launches "Effective & Safe" Spray Tactic Against Moped Offenders

12 Dec 2018

North Yorkshire Police is the latest force to use SelectaDNA tagging spray to target those who ride mopeds and off-road motorcycles in an illegal or anti-social manner.

SelectaDNA Is Shortlisted For 2 OSPAs

11 Dec 2018

We are delighted that we have made the shortlist for 2 OSPAs for our work in reducing moped crime with SelectaDNA Tagging & Defence Sprays.

How Police Are Using DNA Tagging Spray To Catch Moped Criminals

9 Dec 2018

The latest offender to fall foul of the Metropolitan Police’s new tactic against moped gangs is Mohammad Khaleghi, who was sprayed with DNA tagging spray as he rode his moped dangerously in London.

First BID Deploys DNA Defence Spray To Protect Jewellery Stores

26 Nov 2018

Lichfield BID in Staffordshire, is taking innovative measures to protect its jewellery store members by being the first BID to use a new DNA offender marking spray to deter robberies and smash & grab raids committed by travelling criminal groups.

DNA Spray Tactic Helps Moped Crime Drop 44% Across London

23 Nov 2018

Intensive proactive policing and engagement by the Metropolitan Police, together with the deployment of a range of tactics including a DNA tagging spray, has resulted in a reduction of 44% in moped crime across London.

Liverpool Fans Won’t Walk Alone

9 Nov 2018

A new security measure is being introduced at Liverpool Football Club that will protect fans and visitors and keep trouble-makers away on match days and all year round.

Bonfire Night: Tagging Spray Tactic To Tackle Anti-Social Behaviour

4 Nov 2018

There will be a zero tolerance approach to anti-social behaviour from Edinburgh Police who are set to use a variety of tactics including DNA tagging spray to tackle any trouble in the city on Bonfire Night.

Prison For Moped Criminals Tagged With DNA Spray

24 Oct 2018

Two men who were sprayed with SelectaDNA Tagging Spray after committing phone snatches on a moped and engaging police in a high-speed pursuit across London have each been sentenced to over two years in prison.

Proud Winners At The Australian OSPAs

23 Oct 2018

Our colleagues down under were proud winners at this year’s Australian OSPAs for Best Security Partnership.

Robbers Risk All As DNA Spray Technology Hits Casino

22 Oct 2018

A casino in Ireland is using SelectaDNA Intruder Spray to protect their staff, customers and premises from robbery, theft and burglary.

DNA Tagging Spray Helps Reduce Moped Crime in London Boroughs By 60%

10 Oct 2018

Moped crime in the London Boroughs of Camden and Islington has fallen by more than 60% compared with this time last year, according to the Metropolitan Police.

Victim Welcomes Use Of DNA ‘Tagging’ Spray To Combat Off-Road Bike Crime

8 Oct 2018

A new police initiative aimed at tackling off-road motorbikes and anti-social behaviour has been praised by a victim who has been plagued by the problem for years.

Police Praise 60% Reduction In Edinburgh Motorcycle Crime

4 Oct 2018

Police Scotland have praised an ongoing partnership approach to tackling motorcycle crime in Edinburgh which has led to a significant reduction of 60% in offences.

Northumbria Police Is Latest Force To Deploy DNA Spray Against Off Road Bikers

21 Sep 2018

An innovative DNA spray which can ‘tag’ offenders and link them to unsolved crimes is being trialled by Northumbria Police. Officers in Sunderland and South Tyneside are carrying canisters containing SelectaDNA tagging spray as part of a crackdown on

Elite Protection At JD Sports

18 Sep 2018

Trainer and sports fashion retailer JD Sports is set to use the latest SelectaDNA Defence Spray Elite to deter thieves and protect against steaming and shoplifting.

Met Police Tags Moped Offenders With DNA Spray During Pursuit

20 Aug 2018

Two males, who were sprayed with a DNA tagging spray by Met Police during a lengthy moped pursuit through east and south London, have been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to rob.

Danish Govt Confirms Burglary Reduction Stats

17 Aug 2018

A report from Denmark’s Ministry of Justice officially confirms that SelectaDNA forensic property marking reduces the risk of burglaries by at least 25% when proper deterrent signage is displayed.

Surrey’s Spearhead Continues

16 Aug 2018

Officers and local neighbourhood teams from Surrey Police are continuing to distribute SelectaDNA kits to households in hotspot areas as part of Operation Spearhead.

Operation Castle Leads To 450 Burglary Offence Arrests

31 Jul 2018

Burglary offences are decreasing across Merseyside following the launch of Operation Castle earlier this year.

Live On BBC Crimewatch

20 Jul 2018

Our Police Liaison Officer recently appeared live on BBC1’s Crimewatch Roadshow to demonstrate the SelectaDNA ‘tagging’ spray and explain to presenter Rav Wilding how increasing numbers of police forces are adopting it across the UK to combat the criminal

Vehicle Crime: IAATI’s Worthy Award Winners

20 Jun 2018

The 2018 International Association of Auto Theft Investigators (IAATI) awards were highly contested, with trophies presented to individuals and companies who achieved excellence in their battle to prevent vehicle crime.

DNA Tagging Spray Leads To Significant Reductions In Moped-Enabled Crime

12 Jun 2018

New tactics including the use of a DNA spray to tag offenders have played a major role in the significant reductions in moped-enabled crime in London in the last six months.

West Midlands Police Launch DNA ‘Track n Trace’ Scheme

7 Jun 2018

Thousands of residents across Birmingham and Solihull are set to benefit from the power of forensic marking as West Midlands Police crackdown on burglary hotspots.

Another Scooter Criminal Jailed After Met’s Use of DNA Tagging Spray

25 May 2018

A man who committed a spate of crimes in London on a stolen scooter is the second offender this month (May) to be jailed after being identified by a new DNA Spray, one of the Met’s innovative tactics against moped and scooter-enabled crime.

Police Encourage Builders To Get Tools DNA Marked

23 May 2018

Police in mid Devon have encouraged builders and those with tools to get their equipment DNA marked after a spate of thefts.

2018 SelectaDNA International Distributor Conference

21 May 2018

The Kent countryside was the beautiful location chosen to welcome our distributors from 18 countries to the 2018 SelectaDNA International Distributor Conference.

Scooter Criminal Jailed: DNA Tagging Spray IDs Vehicle & Helmet

18 May 2018

A man who used stolen scooters to steal mobile phones and other valuables has been jailed after he was identified by a new DNA tagging spray being used by the Metropolitan Police to tackle moped and scooter-enabled crime.

DNA Intruder Spray Up For ‘Technology Innovation Of The Year’ Award

8 May 2018

We are delighted to be named finalists in the PSI Premier Awards 2018, which recognise innovation and the highest achievers that the security industry has to offer.

DNA Spray To Go 24/7 To Catch Rogue Riders In West Yorks

7 May 2018

A DNA spray used to successfully catch rogue riders is to be deployed 24/7 as part of a major new police drive to stamp out illegal off road biking in Wakefield District, West Yorkshire.

Met Police Arrest Scooter Offenders After DNA Tagging Spray ID

3 May 2018

Two teenagers who stole a scooter and later failed to stop for Metropolitan Police officers have been arrested after they were found to have traces of DNA tagging spray on them, linking them to the stolen bike and the related offences.

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.