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.
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.
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.
Selectamark has been appointed as ‘Official Supplier of the Forensic Property Marking Product for the Metropolitan Police Mobile Technology’.
The Environment Agency has stepped up efforts to tackle waste crime using a new DNA Spray and a four-legged recruit.
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.
Top tech journalist James Day has described SelectaDNA as ‘space-age’ and ‘an invisible innovation’ that that can help protect property and prevent burglaries.
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.
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.
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.
An Australian-first crime prevention property marking trial has been launched by Victoria Police in alliance with community, government and private sector stakeholders.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
SelectaDNA is being introduced for the first time to the motor racing community through a partnership with Red Rose Racing.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Break-ins at over 60 schools in Wolverhampton have plummeted by more than 70% following the use of DNA forensic marking kits to protect valuable ICT equipment from theft.
A team of Community First Reponders has joined forces with a British Heart Foundation charity to protect public access defibrillators in the New Forest from theft.
Police are stepping up action to tackle burglars by using SelectaDNA marking kits in the Whitley Bay and North Shields areas of North Tyneside
A New Zealand man who has been burgled twice has been given a SelectaDNA forensic marking kit to protect his belongings.
Two men have been sentenced in Merseyside as a direct result of using a new DNA defence spray, adopted by the Police to identify offenders on scrambler bikes.
More arrests have been made thanks to Cheshire Police’s Operation Shield, which uses SelectaDNA to protect homes and businesses across the county.
Unauthorised movement of live line detector boxes from one site to another has been curbed by Transport for London (TfL), after SelectaDNA was used to mark the valuable voltage tester devices to keep better track of their location.
Discount supermarket group Rema 1000 is rolling out the SelectaDNA Spray system to deter robbery at all of its stores in Denmark.
Selectamark is delighted to announce that vehicle security expert Simon Ashton has joined the company as Vehicle Industry Liaison.
SelectaDNA have joined forces with Trinitas Church Insurance Services to offer churches a SelectaDNA kit to mark and protect valuable and vital metal infrastructure such as lead roofs.
Sixty-five ticket machines in Slovenia have been marked with SelectaDNA Gel to stop theft and damage.
French telecoms group Orange has chosen SelectaDNA to protect its entire cable network from theft.
Opportunist thieves could be trying to get their hands on the expensive Christmas presents you have invested so heavily in and even target you while you are out shopping.
Burglaries and thefts traditionally rise over the festive season so it is vital that you don’t get complacent or lax with your home security.
A man has been arrested by West Midlands Police and sentenced to 20 weeks in prison after he was sprayed with incriminating SelectaDNA Spray during a burglary at a convenience store in Birmingham.
In a dramatic first for UK police, two men have been arrested in Merseyside as a direct result of using SelectaDNA Defence Spray to identify offenders on scrambler bikes as part of Operation Brookdale.
Team London Bridge, the Business Improvement District (BID) for the London Bridge area, has introduced a new SelectaDNA scheme to protect its business community from crime.
Merseyside Police are using the SelectaDNA Intruder Spray as part of a new operation to mark out burglars targeting shops across Merseyside in the run-up to Christmas
In partnership with Search Dogs UK and due to increased demand to assist with police operations, forensic marking company Selectamark can now offer a second SelectaDNA search dog.
Seventeen people have been arrested and 17 scrambler bikes seized (since early October) by Merseyside Police in an operation which is also using SelectaDNA to identify scrambler bike gangs causing chaos in the city.
Cheshire Police’s successful anti-burglary campaign Operation Shield will be rolled out to more than 5,000 properties in rural communities over a 12-month period starting next week (October 10).
Burglars are being warned that Surrey Police is homing in on them as the force distributes thousands of forensic marking kits for householders to use in a bid to stop crime.
A Rural Watch scheme that promotes the use of SelectaDNA to deter rural crime was recently launched by Police Scotland, in association with NFU Scotland, across the county of Fife.