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A Close Watch On Rural Crime

7 Jan 2015

A new Farmwatch scheme has been launched to combat rural crime across four counties.

Keeping A Watchful Eye

5 Jan 2015

Selectamark is working with hundreds of Neighbourhood Watch groups across the UK to issue crime prevention advice and encourage residents to keep a watchful eye in their neighbourhoods to deter and report any suspicious activity.

London Hospitals Traceable Liquids Scheme: No Theft Over Three Years From Seven Leading Hospitals

25 Nov 2014

There have been no reported thefts of portable medical items at seven London hospitals over a three year period following the introduction of a scheme using SelectaDNA traceable liquids.

Plant Equipment Successfully Protected From Theft

6 Oct 2014

A LEADING energy installation company has successfully protected its plant equipment from theft at construction sites across the UK by using the latest covert traceable liquid technology.

NZ Bank Robber Identified By DNA Spray

28 Sep 2014

AN armed man who robbed a bank in Wellington, New Zealand, has been identified due to traces of SelectaDNA Spray on his person.

SelectaDNA Achieves Highest Certification For Robust DNA Forensic Codes

9 Sep 2014

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

West Midlands Police Highlight DNA Traceable Liquids Scheme

26 Aug 2014

Following the success of crime reduction initiatives across the county using SelectaDNA traceable liquids, West Midlands Police are today highlighting the product’s use to help businesses cut crime together with Dudley’s Community Safety Partnership ‘Safe

Zero Burglaries From Homes In Wandsworth Traceable Liquids Scheme

5 Aug 2014

A New crime reduction scheme involving traceable liquids is successfully deterring burglary from targeted properties in the London Borough of Wandsworth.

DNA Traceable Liquids Help Reduce Burglary In Redbridge

20 Jul 2014

Burglary has been an increasing focus for police in the London Borough of Redbridge, following a successful council-funded initiative to support previous victims of the crime and their neighbours with SelectaDNA's traceable liquid marking kits.

Flying The Flag For DNA

22 Jun 2014

SelectaDNA distributors from around the world gathered in the wonderful setting of Butchers’ Hall in the City of London for the second biennial SelectaDNA Distributors Conference.

Merseyside Police Tackle Burglary With Traceable DNA Solution

1 Jun 2014

Criminals on Merseyside have been warned that their cards are marked as police launch their latest burglary-busting tools against acquisitive crime.

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.