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.
The Central Motorway Police Group from West Midlands Police has launched an initiative to help deal with the problem of classic car theft.
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.
Wolverhampton Police are using SelectaDNA technology to protect student accommodation and to guard homes that have already been targeted by burglars.
The Metropolitan Police launched a new operation to tackle the issue of Asian gold theft in London yesterday.
VALUABLE equipment at schools across the county of North Yorkshire is being protected from burglary thanks to SelectaDNA forensic marking.
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.
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.
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
FRENCH retail group Auchan has deployed SelectaDNA Spray to deter robberies in a brand new shopping centre in Epinay-sur-Seine.
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.
AN AWARD has been presented to SelectaDNA NZ and Bank of New Zealand for their contributions towards the successful BNZ Safer Schools Programme.
SOLAR parks in Brandenburg, Germany, are being protected by SelectaDNA following a spate of thefts from sites across the country.
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
Following a council scheme using outdoor marking product SelectaDNA Trace, 100% reduction in metal theft from parks in Dudley has been achieved.
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.
The Royal Barbados Police Force (RBPF) is to start utilising synthetic DNA to help track down and convict criminals.
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.
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.
A secondary school in Hertfordshire has purchased a range of products from Selectamark to improve equipment management and prevent and deter theft.
A residents association is using a new scheme to catch burglars who steal from homes, sheds and garages in Thorpe Bay, Essex.
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.
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.
POLICE in Derbyshire are helping a local charity protect itself from burglary by marking vital equipment with SelectaDNA.
SPANISH cities are using SelectaDNA to protect everything from agricultural equipment to street furniture to street lighting against theft.
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
Traceable Liquids will be used across Dudley in the West Midlands over the coming months to prevent victims of burglary being repeatedly targeted.
A NEW scheme which aims to stop farmers from being left vulnerable to equipment and machinery theft, has been launched by Buckinghamshire County Council.
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.
OUTBOARD motors and various items of marine equipment belonging to a London yacht club have been marked with SelectaDNA to deter theft.
A SCHOOL in New Zealand has been reunited with a computer that was stolen thanks to New Zealand Police and SelectaDNA.
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.
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.