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.
A High Velocity DNA Tagging system that keeps criminals at arm’s length has been launched by innovative UK security company Selectamark.
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.
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.
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.
IN AN excellent start to the New Year, SelectaDNA has been nominated for a prestigious award in Denmark.
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.
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.
A housing association is forensically marking its properties as it tackles metal theft on an estate in Oldham, Manchester.
A HOUSING association has been forensically marking its properties as it tackles metal theft on one of its estates in Oldham, Manchester.
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.
MAINTENANCE equipment belonging to Wrexham Council and used to keep the gardens of local cemeteries and crematoriums tidy has been marked with a new forensic trace product to prevent and deter theft.
POST BOXES in North Wales are being sprayed with SelectaDNA Trace to protect them from being stolen in an innovative scheme funded by the Royal Mail.
THIEVES who target the Asian community for gold were the subject of an initiative organised by Thames Valley Police at the Aylesbury Mosque in Buckinghamshire.
GERMAN rail operator Deutsche Bahn (DB) has reported the arrest of two metal thieves in Neunkirchen, Saarland, after they tried to sell cable belonging to the company to a scrap metal dealer.
PORTABLE variable message signs provided by Mobile Traffic Solutions (MTS) which warn drivers of road works, accidents or long delays as well as other useful information are being protected from theft and damage using SelectaDNA Trace.
THE first Detection Dog in the world to be trained to sniff out forensic markings on stolen metal is set to help police officers crack down on metal theft in the UK.
CENTRAL heating boilers and copper cylinders belonging to council property in Dudley are being marked with SelectaDNA to protect them from being stolen.
THE Safer Neighbourhoods team of Bryanston and Dorset Square in London have been involved in a joint initiative with Westminster Council's Neighbourhood Crime Reduction team, to eliminate burglaries on their ward.
LOCAL police and Swansea Neighbourhood Watch have joined forces with Swansea Council to stop metal thieves in the city by deploying SelectaDNA Trace, the latest in the range of forensic marking technology products from Selectamark.
A CRIME prevention scheme which involves setting DNA traps to catch burglars is being offered to over 600 residents in Nelson, Lancashire.
POLICE in Ferryhill, County Durham, are using SelectaDNA Grease as part of a continuing campaign against metal thieves targeting residential properties.
A MALE has been arrested and charged with lead theft from a church in south-east London, after SelectaDNA Grease was used to successfully place him at the scene of the crime.
POLICE in Northumbria have seen lead thefts plummet thanks to a crime prevention initiative using SelectaDNA Grease.
THE Post Office is installing the new SelectaDNA Spray in sites across the North-West of England to deter robbery and armed raiders.
RAIL track and vital electrical equipment belonging to the UK's national rail operator Network Rail is being guarded from metal theft by an innovative new product called SelectaDNA Trace.
A LEADING high street pharmacy chain in the UK has successfully protected valuable stock for more than six months following the installation of a SelectaDNA intruder spray at one of its branches in Glasgow, Scotland.
A RADICAL scheme to tackle metal theft using SelectaDNA has been hailed as 'pioneering' by the Shadow Home Secretary during a visit to Burnley.
A NEW home-security initiative has been launched in Oldham, Manchester, to help residents keep their property safe.
A NEW DNA spray application has been developed by Selectamark's team of researchers to stop the growing problem of gas canister theft.
VULNERABLE properties in the Wyre, Lancashire, are being protected by SelectaDNA Gel to help combat metal thieves.
DERBYSHIRE Constabulary and Chesterfield Football Club recently joined forces to help protect owners of 4x4 vehicles from theft, following an increase in reported incidents across north Derbyshire.
EMPTY council housing properties in Darlington that are undergoing repairs or awaiting new tenants are being protected from burglary by SelectaDNA, a hi-tech forensic marking system.
RESIDENTS of rural communities in the New Forest are fighting back against metal theft by using SelectaDNA Trace to protect their farm machinery and other types of metal.
RESIDENTS of a village in South Derbyshire are busy protecting their valuable household items and presents from burglary in the run up to Christmas by using forensic marking product SelectaDNA.
THERE have been ZERO burglaries on two residential streets in south-west London following the introduction of SelectaDNA forensic marking in a police crime reduction initiative six months ago.
A NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH group are helping to target criminals in a hard-hitting crackdown on burglaries from homes, garden sheds and garages in Braintree, Essex.
RESIDENTS of Rock Ferry on the Wirral Peninsula have been taking advantage of a scheme using SelectaDNA to keep their personal belongings safer.
ENFORCEMENT officers from Waste Partnership for Buckinghamshire are making use of SelectaDOT, an innovative tool in the campaign against illegal dumping.
A SCHEME designed to reduce the cost of crime to businesses by recommending the use of SelectaDNA has been launched on industrial estates in Braintree, Essex.
POLICE in Essex are using SelectaDNA to mark metal after a series of dangerous gas pipe thefts left buildings at risk of fire and explosion.
A RESIDENTIAL security initiative has just been launched in the Chickenley area of Dewsbury involving the use of SelectaDNA in around 300 homes.
PROPERTY marking for Freshers arriving this term at the London School of Economics (LSE) and Political Science has been so well-received that it is being offered to all 9,000 students at the university.
A CONSERVATION group hoping to secure the future of a famous theatre in Lancashire has been issued with SelectaDNA Grease by police following the theft of lead from the property's roof.
A HOUSING trust has worn a coveted award after using SelectaDNA products to successfully reduce burglary and metal theft from an estate in Surrey.
PERSISTENT offenders in Woking have been sent letters from Surrey Police warning them that SelectaDNA is being deployed in the area and that they face arrest if they are caught breaking into local homes and businesses.
OFFICERS from Surrey Police have been working alongside Elmbridge Housing Trust and the borough's Community Safety Partnership to deliver SelectaDNA property marking kits to homes in Walton.
AN INGENIOUS device to prevent and deter handbag theft has been created by the Design Against Crime Research Centre (DACRC) in London, in conjunction with security company Selectamark.
MORE than 20,000 medical items belonging to one of the largest NHS Trusts in the UK are being forensically marked with SelectaDNA as part of an ongoing initiative to improve equipment management and prevent and deter theft.
MORE than 2,500 students arriving at the University of Bath later this month will be encouraged to ensure their possessions are well-protected by marking their valuable equipment with SelectaDNA.