TWO metal thieves have been arrested in Copenhagen as they tried to sell on DNA-marked copper cable to a scrapyard. The resulting action has been caught on camera by a Danish TV news crew.
Convenience store and newsagent operator McColl's is one of the latest retailers to make use of SelectaDNA Spray protection to deter robbery.
SelectaDNA Defence Sprays are to be carried by Mitie security guards at the new Westfield Bradford shopping centre to mark would be criminals and offenders and reduce the risk of personal attack.
We are delighted to have won the prestigious Product Innovation award at last night’s UK Rail Industry Awards 2016, which celebrated excellence and innovation in the rail industry.
FORENSIC marking product SelectaDNA is one of several effective deterrents used to reduce cable theft on Network Rail by 93% over the last five years.
A rural theft scheme is launching in County Armagh, Northern Ireland, to tackle the problem of cross-border theft of agricultural items such as mowers, sprayers and trailers.
CHESHIRE Police’s Operation Shield campaign to ward off burglars and make sure victims are reunited with their stolen property has been a great success and is now being rolled out across the district of Castle.
West Midlands Police are revving up their motorcycle marking campaign by offering SelectaDNA Motorbike kits to dealerships across the county.
DISCOUNT supermarket group Netto is now using the SelectaDNA Spray system to deter robbery from several stores in Sweden.
HOUSING association Coast & Country has teamed up with Cleveland Police to provide its residents with the latest in anti-theft technology as part of the Force’s SelectaDNA initiative.
POLICE in Slough are urging tradespeople to mark their tools with SelectaDNA following a number of thefts from unattended vans.
FORENSIC marking kits have been handed out by Northumbria police as part of a highly successful anti-crime campaign in Northumberland.
POLICE in Neston, Cheshire West, have held their first Rural Watch meeting to introduce local farmers to anti-theft devices including SelectaDNA forensic marking.
MERSEYSIDE Police have been on the streets of Wirral to urge people to keep their homes safe in the run up to Christmas by using SelectaDNA forensic marking kits.
CHESHIRE Police’s anti-burglary initiative using SelectaDNA forensic marking has been extended to the market town of Frodsham after success in other areas of the county which has seen burglary drop by up to 83%.
GERMAN electricity operator 50Hertz is using DNA forensic marking across all its substations to deter cable and metal thieves.
AS THE number of burglaries and thefts traditionally rise over the festive season, it’s important that you don’t get complacent or lax with your home security.
A BOATSHIELD scheme has been launched to cut marine theft on the Norfolk Broads. Norfolk Constabulary is promoting the use of SelectaDNA Marine Kits to boatyards, chandlers, clubs and groups in the area as part of its new initiative.
IN AN initiative to promote the safer keeping of boats, regulatory compliance specialist CEproof Group has partnered with security company Selectamark to offer boat owners DNA protection against marine theft.
WE are delighted to be named as finalists in three categories at the UK Rail Industry Awards 2016. The awards take place in February next year and celebrate excellence and innovation in the rail industry.
THE largest social housing provider in Chester is teaming up with Cheshire Police to protect its empty housing stock with DNA forensic marking.
MORE than 6,900 suspects have been screened in custody for traces of SelectaDNA forensic marking as part of Cheshire Police’s Operation Shield campaign.
POLICE are helping to tackle burglaries in Hoole and Newton in Chester by offering SelectaDNA marking kits to householders in target areas.
SHOPKEEPERS are deploying a hi-tech forensic intruder spray as part of a police operation being launched in Liverpool to cut crime in the run-up to Christmas.
VIOLENT smash and grab offences are a worrying crime trend that continues to put retail staff at risk as well as members of the public.
ANOTHER win for our colleagues in France. SelectaDNA has been awarded first prize for innovation at an awards ceremony in Lyon.
OPERATION Shield, Cheshire Police’s wide reaching anti-burglary campaign using SelectaDNA, has been a huge success following its launch in March 2015.
PUBLIC access defibrillators in Farnham, Surrey, have been marked with SelectaDNA to protect them from theft.
WHEN an enthusiastic businessman called Jim Brown started a new property marking company in 1985, little did he imagine that 30 years later that same company would be the global leader in forensic marking solutions...
OUR forensic marking products can link criminals to their crimes and be admissible as evidence in court. We recently provided a witness statement in the prosecution of a gang of drug smugglers.
IN ANOTHER excellent showing at an international awards ceremony, our colleagues in France are celebrating the news that SelectaDNA has won a trophy in a competition that recognises the most deserving companies in the French security industry.
CONGRATULATIONS to our colleagues in Norway who have won Best New Security Product for SelectaDNA at the 2015 Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs).
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.
CARGO containers on trains in Hungary are being protected by SelectaDNA after they were targeted by thieves who were stealing metal valves.
GERMAN telecoms operator Deutsche Telekom has deployed SelectaDNA Gel to stop theft from coin-operated telephone boxes in Brandenburg and Sachsen.
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.
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.
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).
A NEW DNA property marking scheme aiming to reduce and deter burglary has been launched in a Norwegian neighbourhood.
BURGLARY victims in Auckland, New Zealand, are being given SelectaDNA property marking kits to help combat repeat burglaries.
STAFF at the London Marriott Regents Park have been issued with new iPhones marked with SelectaDNA to identify them as belonging to the hotel.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
LEADING Nordic construction and civil engineering company MTHojgaard is set to protect more building sites in Denmark with SelectaDNA following a successful trial.
AN HISTORIC fingerpost has been lovingly restored and protected with SelectaDNA to ensure its future.