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Driving Out Burglary From Breckland Homes And Cars

11 Jul 2010

HOUSEHOLDERS and car owners in burglary hotspots throughout Breckland in Norfolk are taking part in a hi-tech police initiative aimed at preventing thefts.

All Dorset Schools Use DNA To Deter Burglars

9 Jul 2010

SCHOOLS in Dorset are taking part in a crime reduction initiative to reduce burglary using the latest in hi-tech DNA property marking.

Turning The Tide On Boat Thieves

22 Jun 2010

A YACHT club in Northern Ireland that has been targeted by thieves is taking hi-tech measures to protect boats belonging to its members by using the new SelectaDNA marine marking kit.

Bringing Rochford Security Up To The Mark

20 Jun 2010

MORE than 400 households as well as primary and secondary schools across Rochford in Essex, are being protected by SelectaDNA property marking kits to deter burglars ahead of the summer holidays.

Ring Of Steel Closes In On Rossendale Thieves

18 Jun 2010

A POLICE initiative which involves setting DNA traps to catch burglars targeting empty premises is to be extended across the Rossendale Valley.

Police Extend Use Of DNA To Catch Crooks

16 Jun 2010

POLICE in Broadland, Norfolk, have been given further funding to roll out their SelectaDNA security marking initiative to trace the tracks of burglars.

Detention For Burglars At Blackburn Schools

16 Jun 2010

SIX primary schools in the borough of Blackburn with Darwen in Lancashire are tightening up security and using SelectaDNA to protect their property from burglary.

Keeping A Close Watch On Business

6 Jun 2010

A POLICE initiative to protect businesses from burglary using SelectaDNA has been introduced at a business park in Lancashire.

Pupils Take New Security Precautions After Break-In

26 May 2010

PUPILS at a primary school in Bridport, Dorset, have been busy security-marking their property with SelectaDNA forensic technology after a number of laptops were stolen following a break-in.

DNA Screening Helps Convict Criminals

25 May 2010

NEW screening equipment in police custody suites across Buckinghamshire and Berkshire is helping Thames Valley Police catch burglars by showing up the tell-tale glow of SelectaDNA on marked stolen items and on the criminals themselves.

New Zealand DNA Trial Reduces Burglary By 61%

12 May 2010

BURGLARIES in a New Zealand suburb have been reduced by 61% following a recently completed trial of the theft-deterrent product SelectaDNA.

Westminster DNA Scheme Cuts Burglary By 65%

12 May 2010

A CRIME-FIGHTING initiative to help vulnerable residents deter theft in the Queensway area of west London has paid off, with a 65% reduction in burglary.

Police & Housing Partnership Tackles Estate Burglaries

10 May 2010

A HOUSING estate for vulnerable residents in Kensington, Liverpool, has been protected by SelectaDNA following the introduction of a new Partnership scheme involving Merseyside Police and a social housing group.

Police Help School Combat Lead Theft

5 May 2010

POLICE in Rossendale, Lancashire, have joined forces with a local school in a high-tech bid to stop a spate of lead thefts from the premises.

Domestic Burglars Are DNA Targets In Reading

4 May 2010

THE latest crime prevention tool is being offered to people in Lower Caversham, Reading, to protect their homes from burglars.

DNA Spray Knocks Shine Off Jewel Thieves

3 May 2010

SMASH-and-grab raiders who target jewellers in Lancashire will be showered with an anti-crime spray as they flee, thanks to a revolutionary new device.

DNA Driving Down Crime In Cheltenham

27 Apr 2010

RESIDENTS in Cheltenham are benefitting from the latest crime-fighting technology as police recently delivered SelectaDNA forensic marking kits to help them protect their homes and property.

Dutch Success Leads To Amsterdam Retail Scheme

26 Apr 2010

POLICE evaluation of a crime reduction campaign using SelectaDNA in Rotterdam has recently been announced and robbery figures have been reduced by a massive 65%.

London Bag Snatchers Are Given The Clip

25 Apr 2010

HANDBAGS and other items of personal luggage can now be securely stored under many restaurant and pub tables in central London, thanks to the Chelsea Clip from Selectamark.

DNA Spray Keeps Shop Intruders At Bay

20 Apr 2010

A NEW intruder spray that uses forensic DNA to link offenders directly to the crime scene is being introduced to small retailers in Lancashire as a highly effective robbery deterrent.

Ring of Success As Mobiles Recovered

18 Apr 2010

PERSONAL possessions that have been lost or stolen are being recovered by Police and reunited with their grateful owners due to the fact that they were security marked with SelectaDNA.

Flegg Residents Reassured By SelectaDNA

18 Apr 2010

RESIDENTS living in rural villages in the Flegg area of Norfolk are being encouraged to protect their property through the use of SelectaDNA marking kits.

Crime Fighting Kits Deployed In Carmarthenshire

12 Apr 2010

RESIDENTS in the village of Llwynhendy in Carmarthenshire are being given the chance to protect their property from burglary using SelectaDNA, one of the latest tools in crime prevention.

DNA Schemes Crackdown On Burglary In Surrey

7 Apr 2010

SURREY Police are about to launch a number of projects specifically designed to target residential burglary using innovative property marking solution SelectaDNA.

Giant Recovery Success For Bikeregister

5 Apr 2010

A VALUABLE mountain bike which was stolen from a busy street in central London has been quickly reunited with its owner after its details were recorded on bikeregister.com, an online registration initiative run by Selectamark.

Marine Theft Sinks In British Virgin Isles

30 Mar 2010

TO COMBAT the theft of and from marine craft in the British Virgin Isles (BVI), a major initiative is being launched today (Wednesday, 31st March) to deter thieves from boatyards and marinas in the territory.

Marine Marking Kit Helps Avoid Crime Wave

29 Mar 2010

A NEW hi-tech marine marking kit is Dorset Police's latest response to theft and criminal damage in boating communities around the Dorset area.

Welsh Victims of Crime Support SelectaDNA

28 Mar 2010

A SCHEME aimed at reducing burglary and the fear of crime for elder residents across Anglesey and Gwynedd in Wales is underway.

Manchester DNA Scheme Links Burglars To Crime Scenes

24 Mar 2010

BURGLARS can now be easily linked to the scene of their crimes with the help of SelectaDNA technology being launched by Police in north Manchester.

Metal Theft Flushed Down The Drain

23 Mar 2010

AN INVISIBLE grease has been unveiled as the latest weapon in the war against drain cover thieves.

Digging Deep To Tackle Allotment Crime

18 Mar 2010

ALLOTMENT holders in Hartlepool are digging deep to protect their gardens against theft and criminal damage following the launch of a crime prevention initiative using SelectaDNA.

Home Insurance Excess Waived By Using SelectaDNA

12 Mar 2010

CUSTOMERS in New Zealand who purchase a SelectaDNA property marking kit alongside their BNZ home insurance policy will no longer need to pay a standard excess if they make a burglary claim.

Burglaries And Theft Slashed By 30% In Just Three Months

2 Mar 2010

A POLICE operation to crack down on burglaries in West Oxfordshire using SelectaDNA as part of a combined package of crime reduction tools, has resulted in a 30% drop in crime overall.

Durham Partnership Gears Up To Reduce Bike Theft

26 Feb 2010

UP TO 3,000 bikes belonging to young children, commuters and rural community members are being security marked using Selectamark's bikeregister system to prevent and deter cycle theft in County Durham.

SelectaDNA Stems Flow Of Crime After Floods

23 Feb 2010

THREE months after the introduction of an anti-looting scheme using SelectaDNA to protect flood-affected properties in West Cumbria, there have been ZERO burglaries reported.

Burglars Risk Getting 'Shopped' In Grimsby Town

22 Feb 2010

RETAILERS in Grimsby are winning the fight against crime after spending a grant from the Home Office on SelectaDNA property marking kits to protect their businesses against burglary.

Edinburgh Bikeregister Scheme Wins SBD Award

15 Feb 2010

A HARD-HITTING scheme that is fighting back against the ongoing problem of bike theft in Edinburgh has won a Secured By Design (SBD) award.

SelectaDNA Fine Tunes Security At College

12 Feb 2010

INSTRUMENTS from the music department at Suffolk New College in Ipswich are being marked with SelectaDNA to protect them from loss and theft.

Farmers Keep Watch Against Crime

9 Feb 2010

FARMERS from Pembrokeshire are joining the fight against crime by marking agricultural machinery and farmyard equipment with SelectaDNA.

Government Funds Anti-Theft Scheme For Thurrock Schools

8 Feb 2010

SCHOOLS across the Thurrock area of Essex are being offered SelectaDNA property marking kits to stop thieves stealing valuable educational equipment.

Birmingham Students Learn How To Protect Their Property

3 Feb 2010

STUDENTS from the University of Birmingham living off-campus are actively involved in a new scheme using SelectaDNA's hi-tech forensic marking system to protect their accommodation and personal possessions from theft.

100% Burglary Reduction On Crime-Ridden Industrial Estate

2 Feb 2010

THERE has been a 100% reduction in burglaries on a previously crime-ridden industrial estate in Pembrokeshire, following the use of SelectaDNA forensic marking.

Sunderland Police Grease The Way To Capture Lead Thieves

27 Jan 2010

A NEW Police operation is underway in Sunderland using SelectaDNA Grease to put a stop to lead thefts.

Trackside Metal Theft Derailed By SelectaDNA Technology

27 Jan 2010

SELECTAMARK'S Dutch distributor, Rhine Group BV, has won a major contract to protect the main rail infrastructure in the Netherlands from metal theft, using forensic marking product SelectaDNA.

Rotherham Scheme Is As Safe As Houses

26 Jan 2010

EMPTY homes awaiting tenants in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, are being protected from burglary by Selectamark's permanent marking etching system.

Matlock Residents Tackle Burglary Head On

25 Jan 2010

A CRIME prevention blitz on a Derbyshire estate is giving residents the chance to keep their property safe with SelectaDNA technology.

Dudley DNA Scheme Cuts Burglaries By More Than Half

13 Jan 2010

ONE YEAR on from the launch of a SelectaDNA property marking scheme in a crime hotspot in Dudley, residential burglaries have been cut by an impressive 52%.

'High Risk' Streets Get Burglary Solution

12 Jan 2010

POLICE in Essex are targeting 'high risk' streets in Basildon and Thurrock with SelectaDNA forensic marking in a new crackdown against burglaries.

Essex Commuter-Belt Village Tightens Up Security

8 Jan 2010

NINE HUNDRED homes in an affluent village in Essex are to be protected by SelectaDNA in a new scheme to deter and prevent dwelling burglaries in the area.

SelectaDNA Helps Cumbrian Flood Victims Deter Looting

4 Jan 2010

FLOOD-AFFECTED areas of West Cumbria are being protected by more than 2,000 SelectaDNA property marking kits as local Police take to the streets to continue their efforts to prevent crime in the area.