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Met Operation Sniffs Out Metal Thieves

29 May 2014

Selectamark's specially trained DNA detection dog was deployed to sniff for stolen metal as part of a Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) campaign co-ordinated with police forces across the UK to target national and international metal thieves.

Tower Of Strength

28 May 2014

Void and vulnerable properties in the north-east of England are being guarded against metal theft via a strategic partnership between SelectaDNA and our forensic marking deployment partner DNA Protec.

Tough Action Against Metal Theft In Trinidad

28 May 2014

THE Petroleum Company of Trinidad and Tobago (Petrotrin) is launching a new forensic crime reduction initiative to reduce and deter metal theft from its premises. The new scheme, a first for Trinidad and Tobago, is using SelectaDNA Trace to guard again

Swedish Railroad Order

26 May 2014

The Swedish Transport Administration has placed an order to supply SelectaDNA Trace to mark cable and metal along the nine kilometre Harbour Railroad (Hamnbanan) in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Danish Supermarket Success

22 May 2014

The two main supermarket groups in Denmark are to use SelectaDNA Spray to deter robbers from targeting their many stores across the country

Stocking Up In Sweden

19 May 2014

A MAJOR Swedish homeware and electrical retailer is to stock SelectaDNA property marking kits in order to offer their customers 'a modern crime-fighting method'.

First French Shop Opens

12 May 2014

THE first retail outlet to stock SelectaDNA in France has opened in Brittany.

Mayor Calls For Wider Use Of Traceable Liquids Such As SelectaDNA

11 Apr 2014

Following the success of a trial using traceable liquids to cut burglary from five London Boroughs, London Mayor Boris Johnson has challenged police and local authorities to make wider use of the technology in all areas at high risk of crime.

Security Drive Protects Classic Cars

2 Apr 2014

The Central Motorway Police Group from West Midlands Police has launched an initiative to help deal with the problem of classic car theft.

High Speed Solution For Metal Theft

1 Mar 2014

Rail infrastructure including cable and valuable metals on the High Speed 1 (HS1) route is being protected from metal theft by innovative marking product SelectaDNA Trace.

New Police Scheme Targets Student & Residential Burglary

14 Feb 2014

Wolverhampton Police are using SelectaDNA technology to protect student accommodation and to guard homes that have already been targeted by burglars.

Police Crackdown On London Gold Theft

3 Feb 2014

The Metropolitan Police launched a new operation to tackle the issue of Asian gold theft in London yesterday.

New DNA Security For All Schools In North Yorkshire

15 Jan 2014

VALUABLE equipment at schools across the county of North Yorkshire is being protected from burglary thanks to SelectaDNA forensic marking.

DNA Dog Jazz Continues To Sniff Out Crime

10 Jan 2014

DNA super dog Jazz, who is the first dog in the world to be trained to sniff out SelectaDNA markings on metal, continues to assist UK police forces in their fight against metal theft.

Business Improvement District Tightens Security

6 Jan 2014

OFFICES and licenced premises belonging to a Business Improvement District (BID) in central London are starting the New Year with heightened security in place after being offered property marking kits and innovative clips to prevent handbag theft.

Asian Gold Protected In Crawley

3 Jan 2014

Residents in West Sussex are being urged to mark their valuable gold jewellery with a forensic code following a spate of burglaries targeting more than 40 Asian households. Sussex Police are handing out SelectaDNA kits to residents in Crawley to mark the

Shopping Centre Secured With Spray

12 Dec 2013

FRENCH retail group Auchan has deployed SelectaDNA Spray to deter robberies in a brand new shopping centre in Epinay-sur-Seine.

Estonia Launch: Companies Mark Metal To Protect Theft

11 Dec 2013

IN A brand new venture, SelectaDNA has been launched in Estonia after it was chosen by a consortium of 10 major users of metal including national power companies to forensically mark all types of metal including cable.

Police Award For SelectaDNA NZ

5 Dec 2013

AN AWARD has been presented to SelectaDNA NZ and Bank of New Zealand for their contributions towards the successful BNZ Safer Schools Programme.

Taking The Shine Off Solar Panel Theft

11 Nov 2013

SOLAR parks in Brandenburg, Germany, are being protected by SelectaDNA following a spate of thefts from sites across the country.

Darlington’s DNA Crackdown On Burglary & Metal Theft

8 Nov 2013

A NEW crime reduction initiative using SelectaDNA forensic marking has been launched in the market town of Darlington, north-east England, to reduce burglary and theft from schools, nurseries and children’s centres, as well as metal theft of street furnit

Park Scheme Reduces Metal Theft By 100%

8 Nov 2013

Following a council scheme using outdoor marking product SelectaDNA Trace, 100% reduction in metal theft from parks in Dudley has been achieved.

Keeping A Trace On Maintenance Equipment

9 Oct 2013

MAINTENANCE equipment used to tend the parks and green spaces of Saddleworth and Lees, Oldham, Greater Manchester, has been marked with a new forensic trace product to prevent and deter theft.

Barbados Police Welcome Launch Of New DNA Crime Deterrent

27 Sep 2013

The Royal Barbados Police Force (RBPF) is to start utilising synthetic DNA to help track down and convict criminals.

Liquid DNA Tackles Student Burglary

18 Sep 2013

At the start of the new university term, officers are deploying a new initiative to tackle student burglary using SelectaDNA to mark valuables in student houses in Birmingham.

Metal Theft Deterrent Success

9 Sep 2013

A SITE in Suffolk belonging to one of the biggest insurance companies in the world suffered no metal theft for more than eight months following the application of SelectaDNA Grease to lead items on the premises.

Taking Care of Classroom Assets

11 Aug 2013

A secondary school in Hertfordshire has purchased a range of products from Selectamark to improve equipment management and prevent and deter theft.

DNA Marking For Essex Residents Scheme

25 Jun 2013

A residents association is using a new scheme to catch burglars who steal from homes, sheds and garages in Thorpe Bay, Essex.

DNA Spray Protects Swedish Pawnbroker From Robbers

4 Jun 2013

A PAWNBROKER in Sweden has had a revolutionary security device installed that uses a forensic DNA spray to link burglars to the scene of their crime.

Leading Brands Protect Retail Stock

1 May 2013

PETROL stations belonging to supermarket chain Asda, which is owned by US retail giant Walmart, are using SelectaDNA Spray to protect items of retail stock.

Extra Level Of Security For Disability Charity

4 Apr 2013

POLICE in Derbyshire are helping a local charity protect itself from burglary by marking vital equipment with SelectaDNA.

Spanish Cities Fight Back Against Theft

2 Apr 2013

SPANISH cities are using SelectaDNA to protect everything from agricultural equipment to street furniture to street lighting against theft.

On The Prowl For CAT Thieves

25 Mar 2013

Thames Valley Police in South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse have instigated a new crime prevention initiative using specialist metal etching kits to put the brakes on a fast-growing trend for catalytic (CAT) converter theft from vehicles in the

Dudley Homes Branded With DNA

15 Mar 2013

Traceable Liquids will be used across Dudley in the West Midlands over the coming months to prevent victims of burglary being repeatedly targeted.

Shutting The Gate On Rural Crime

13 Mar 2013

A NEW scheme which aims to stop farmers from being left vulnerable to equipment and machinery theft, has been launched by Buckinghamshire County Council.

Horse Riders Saddle Up To Guard Against Tack Theft

13 Mar 2013

POLICE in Chorley, Lancashire, are offering horse riders the chance to get their equestrian equipment security marked in a bid to protect it from thieves.

New Wave Of Security For Yacht Club

13 Mar 2013

OUTBOARD motors and various items of marine equipment belonging to a London yacht club have been marked with SelectaDNA to deter theft.

Stolen Equipment Returned To NZ School

20 Feb 2013

A SCHOOL in New Zealand has been reunited with a computer that was stolen thanks to New Zealand Police and SelectaDNA.

Housing Authority Tackles Oil Burner Theft

4 Feb 2013

The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) has teamed up with a local housing authority to tackle the problem of oil burner theft on an estate in Fermanagh.

Forensic Crime Reduction Initiative Launches In Jamaica

23 Jan 2013

A POLICE-backed crime reduction initiative has been launched in Jamaica using a British DNA property marking product that has helped reduce theft and burglary by up to 85% in UK crime hotspots.

High Velocity DNA Tagging System Launched By UK’s Leading Forensic Marking Company

23 Jan 2013

A High Velocity DNA Tagging system that keeps criminals at arm’s length has been launched by innovative UK security company Selectamark.

Swansea Boiler Theft Reduced to Zero

21 Jan 2013

BOILER theft in property belonging to City & County of Swansea Council has been reduced from 47 instances to zero over a six month period following the introduction of a huge property marking campaign.

Land Rover Owners Rev Up For Police Security Marking

9 Jan 2013

A PRE-CHRISTMAS campaign to help owners of Land Rover Defenders to protect their off-road vehicles from theft has seen more than 90 marked with SelectaDNA.

Allotment Watch Using DNA Trace Reduces Theft by 100%

8 Jan 2013

THERE has been a 100% reduction in theft from allotments in an area of Wrexham following the introduction of an Allotment Watch scheme and the use of SelectaDNA Trace to mark garden tools and equipment.

SelectaDNA Nominated For ‘Design To Improve Life’ Award

5 Jan 2013

IN AN excellent start to the New Year, SelectaDNA has been nominated for a prestigious award in Denmark.

100% Reduction In Burglary Following Lancashire Scheme

21 Nov 2012

BURGLARY has been reduced by 100% in just three months in properties marked with SelectaDNA in a scheme being offered to over 600 residents in Nelson, Lancashire.

Zero Marine Thefts In Four Years At Devon Boat Club

19 Nov 2012

FOLLOWING the introduction of a Boatwatch scheme and forensic marking initiative at a boat club near Salcombe in south Devon, there have been no reported thefts of marine property in four years.

Added Protection for Housing Stock & Void Properties

29 Oct 2012

A housing association is forensically marking its properties as it tackles metal theft on an estate in Oldham, Manchester.

Housing Association Fights Back Against Metal Theft

23 Oct 2012

A HOUSING association has been forensically marking its properties as it tackles metal theft on one of its estates in Oldham, Manchester.

Council Scheme Protects Ashford Homes

23 Oct 2012

HOMES in the Ashford area are now better protected against theft, thanks to a crime prevention initiative involving the use of SelectaDNA by Spelthorne Borough Council and Surrey Police.