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Outstanding Award For Best New Security Product

25 Sep 2015

CONGRATULATIONS to our colleagues in Norway who have won Best New Security Product for SelectaDNA at the 2015 Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs).

Cable Crime Drops To Zero On High Speed 1 Rail Route

22 Sep 2015

THERE have been no live cable thefts for nearly two years on the High Speed 1 (HS1) rail route since SelectaDNA Trace has been used to protect the entire line.

Metal Theft Reduced On Cargo Trains In Hungary

21 Sep 2015

CARGO containers on trains in Hungary are being protected by SelectaDNA after they were targeted by thieves who were stealing metal valves.

Deutsche Telekom Protects Phones  

18 Sep 2015

GERMAN telecoms operator Deutsche Telekom has deployed SelectaDNA Gel to stop theft from coin-operated telephone boxes in Brandenburg and Sachsen.

Slovenia Success: Reducing Rail Metal Theft To Zero

17 Sep 2015

FORENSIC property marking is proving highly effective in Slovenia with the recent news of success in a project using SelectaDNA Trace on Slovenian Railways that has resulted in zero metal thefts since April 2014.

Operation Shield Extends To Protect Schools & Rural Homes

16 Sep 2015

COMMUNITIES are clamouring to be part of Operation Shield with schools and rural homes now taking up the call to help Cheshire Police fend off criminals by protecting their valuable property with SelectaDNA.

Slamming The Gate On Rural Crime

8 Sep 2015

A RURAL forensic marking scheme is being launched in the Scottish Borders to cut crime on farms spread over a large geographical area covering approximately 5,000 square kilometres (2,000 square miles).

First DNA Marking Scheme Launches In Norway

1 Sep 2015

A NEW DNA property marking scheme aiming to reduce and deter burglary has been launched in a Norwegian neighbourhood.

Auckland Burglary Victims Get Extra Protection

21 Aug 2015

BURGLARY victims in Auckland, New Zealand, are being given SelectaDNA property marking kits to help combat repeat burglaries.

Ring Of Protection For iPhones

17 Aug 2015

STAFF at the London Marriott Regents Park have been issued with new iPhones marked with SelectaDNA to identify them as belonging to the hotel.

Shield Update: More Than 3,000 Suspects Scanned For SelectaDNA

14 Aug 2015

MORE than 3,000 suspects have been screened in custody for traces of SelectaDNA forensic marking as part of Cheshire Police’s Operation Shield campaign.

Pet Shop Shielded By New DNA Spray System

23 Jul 2015

AN EXOTIC pet store is the first business in Chester to be fitted with a DNA intruder spray as part of Cheshire Constabulary’s successful Operation Shield campaign.

Operation Steel Gets Tough On Wrexham Streets

17 Jul 2015

HOUSEHOLDERS in parts of Wrexham, North Wales, are working with police on an operation that uses SelectaDNA as an integral part of cutting burglary and vehicle crime in hotspot residential areas.

Selectamark MD Elected Chair Of BSIA’s Asset & Property Marking Section

16 Jul 2015

WE ARE delighted to announce that Selectamark’s Managing Director James Brown has been elected chairman of the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) Asset and Property Marking (APM) section.

100% Effective: DNA Spray Stops Burglary At US Convenience Store

3 Jul 2015

JUST two months after it was installed at a convenience store in Knoxville, United States, SelectaDNA Spray has been credited by local police with ending a run of robberies.

US Police Credit 70% Crime Drop In Knoxville To SelectaDNA

25 Jun 2015

DOMESTIC burglary and theft dropped by 70% and all crime by 21% during a trial of the SelectaDNA forensic property marking system in Knoxville, United States.

Operation Shield Success: Lowest Domestic Burglary Figures in 25 Years

24 Jun 2015

THE lowest figures for domestic burglary in Cheshire in 25 years have been recorded thanks to the launch of Cheshire Constabulary’s Operation Shield using SelectaDNA.

Construction Sites Build Up DNA Protection

23 Jun 2015

LEADING Nordic construction and civil engineering company MTHojgaard is set to protect more building sites in Denmark with SelectaDNA following a successful trial.

Road Sign Revamp Makes Sure Metal Thieves Get Lost

15 Jun 2015

AN HISTORIC fingerpost has been lovingly restored and protected with SelectaDNA to ensure its future.

Antiques Roadshow Appearance

11 Jun 2015

OLD met new as the BBC Antiques Roadshow filmed an episode at the historic Royal William Yard in Plymouth, while Devon & Cornwall Police offered the latest SelectaDNA products to visitors to safeguard family heirlooms.

Hotel Furnishings Get 5-Star Security

2 Jun 2015

ORNATE furnishings such as lamps, statues and antiques at the luxury five-star Shangri-La hotel in Paris are being marked with SelectaDNA.

Historic Wall Protected After Stone Theft

28 May 2015

AN ancient wall in Kent is being protected by SelectaDNA ahead of plans to rebuild it by the local parish council.

New Angling Kit Targets Tackle Theft

26 May 2015

A NEW Angling Kit has been launched to protect fishing tackle from theft.

South Yorkshire Schools Protect Valuables With SelectaDNA

19 May 2015

VALUABLE equipment in all council maintained schools, and a number of other council owned buildings across Barnsley, South Yorkshire, will be protected from theft thanks to SelectaDNA – a forensic marking product.

First US Business Deploys New Intruder Spray System To Deter Robbers

12 May 2015

A SANDWICH restaurant in Knoxville, Tennessee, is the first US business to implement the SelectaDNA Intruder Spray System, a security device that sprays robbers with synthetic DNA.

Battery Theft Runs Out

3 May 2015

THEFT of batteries from Flow telecom sites in Jamaica has been reduced to zero following the introduction of a scheme using SelectaDNA and tracking software to protect equipment belonging to the company.

Home Kits Are A Hit With Insurance Firms

21 Apr 2015

LEADING international insurance companies have been signing up to promote the use of SelectaDNA Home Kits to their customers.

McDonalds Secures Restaurants With DNA Spray In Denmark

20 Apr 2015

FOOD giant McDonalds has chosen SelectaDNA Spray as part of their strategy to secure their restaurants and employees in Denmark against robbery.

Gloves Are Off For Gel Conviction

14 Apr 2015

A COURT in the Netherlands has convicted a Lithuanian man to 12 months in prison and a hefty fine thanks to SelectaDNA Gel.

New-Build Homes Get Added Protection In Police Scheme

12 Apr 2015

MORE than 100 homes on a new-build estate in Stafford have received added protection from local police who are now deploying SelectaDNA in the area.

Arrest Made & Stolen Camera Equipment Recovered

8 Apr 2015

A MAN was arrested after he was found in possession of nearly £5,000 pounds worth of stolen camera equipment that had been marked with SelectaDNA.

Italy's Largest Power Firm Deploys DNA To Deter Metal Theft

5 Apr 2015

COPPER cable belonging to Italy’s largest power company is being marked to protect it from metal theft.

Businesses Support DNA Marking With Operation Shield

1 Apr 2015

LOCAL businesses are supporting the SelectaDNA forensic marking initiative launched by Cheshire Police, to make it more difficult for criminals to sell on stolen property.

First Norwegian Business Deploys DNA Spray To Deter Raiders

1 Apr 2015

AN exclusive watch retailer has become the first store in Norway to be fitted with SelectaDNA Spray to deter smash and grab raiders.

Huge Theft Reductions & Savings For Swansea Boiler Scheme

30 Mar 2015

BOILER theft has been reduced to zero and phenomenal savings have been achieved following the huge success of a scheme to mark boilers belonging to Swansea Council.

Merseyside Crime Reduction Success

29 Mar 2015

MERSEYSIDE Police released the first set of crime reduction statistics after the launch of Operation Aquila in June 2014, which is using SelectaDNA in targeted crime hotspot areas.

Operation Shield Screens More Than 400 Suspects For SelectaDNA

26 Mar 2015

More than 400 suspects in Cheshire have been screened in custody for traces of SelectaDNA as part of Operation Shield.

Jazz Takes The Lead In Operation Shield

18 Mar 2015

Our DNA detection dog Jazz is working alongside officers from Cheshire Police as part of Operation Shield, a forensic property marking initiative using SelectaDNA.

Successful DNA Traceable Liquids Scheme Extended In Wandsworth

15 Mar 2015

Burglars thinking of targeting homes in Tooting, in the London Borough of Wandsworth, have been thwarted thanks to a successful anti-theft scheme using SelectaDNA.

Shielding Cheshire Against Burglary

10 Mar 2015

A MAJOR anti-burglary operation using SelectaDNA traceable liquid has been launched by Cheshire Police to protect property and businesses across the county.

Putting Faith In Metal Theft Solution

8 Mar 2015

Historic churches in Blackburn, Lancashire, are being protected from metal and stone theft thanks to a new scheme being funded by the local council and police.

Stepping Into The US Market

1 Mar 2015

Knoxville, Tennessee, is serving as the first test market in the United States for SelectaDNA, after the product has helped reduce thefts and burglaries in more than 30 countries.

Cumbria Police’s New Safety Initiative Gets Underway

20 Feb 2015

Police in Cumbria have distributed Selecta DNA forensic marking kits to residents in Workington as part of a community safety initiative.

Fire Kit Protected

19 Feb 2015

Emergency kit stored on fire engines belonging to the Midlands Volunteer Fire Service has been marked with SelectaDNA after a series of costly thefts.

'Anti-Burglary Zone' Created In DNA Crime Crackdown

16 Feb 2015

POLICE in Burnham-on-Sea and Highbridge are tackling crime in the two Somerset towns with the use of SelectaDNA to deter residential burglary.

Classic Car Club Drives Home Security Message

3 Feb 2015

After extensive testing of the SelectaDNA Classic Car Kit for suitability and ease of application, the Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs (FBHVC) has endorsed the product as its first vehicle security device.

DNA Traceable Liquids Reduce Burglary In London Boroughs

28 Jan 2015

Crime reduction schemes involving SelectaDNA traceable liquids are successfully deterring burglary from targeted properties in major London Boroughs.

SelectaDNA Has Ultimate Staying Power

20 Jan 2015

Our traceable liquid and DNA-based forensic marker SelectaDNA has been awarded the highest possible independent certification for the durability of its forensic codes.

DNA Dog Takes The Lead

18 Jan 2015

After her involvement in the Met Police’s successful Operation Ferrous targeting metal theft, our DNA dog Jazz has been busy working with her trainer Mick Swindells on various assignments.

School ICT & Premises Equipment Security Marked

15 Jan 2015

Classroom equipment belonging to a large primary school in Birmingham has been marked with SelectaDNA to keep better track of valuable items and deter theft.