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SelectaDNA Lands At 'Cabin Crew' Homes In North Herts

23 Feb 2011

RESIDENTS including airport cabin crew living in the parish of King's Walden, north Hertfordshire, have welcomed a new initiative to keep their homes and properties secure by using SelectaDNA, the latest in crime fighting technology.

SelectaDNA Proves Its Worth In Lancashire

21 Feb 2011

BURGLARY has been significantly reduced after SelectaDNA forensic marking was introduced to police operations in areas of Lancashire over the past year.

Forensic Fight Against Allotment Crime

17 Feb 2011

RECENT incidents of theft and vandalism at allotment sites in Hitchin and Letchworth have resulted in hi-tech forensic marking kits being deployed to deter burglars from the area.

Gloucester Cracks Down On Problem Bike Theft

9 Feb 2011

THOUSANDS of pounds worth of bikes were stolen across the city of Gloucester last year (2010), leading to a major police crackdown on bike theft involving the national online bike registration service, BikeRegister.com

Wheeling Out Cycle Crime In Warrington

8 Feb 2011

CYCLISTS in the Warrington South area of Cheshire are being offered the chance to have their bikes security marked and details logged on bikeregister.com, the UK's leading online bike registration initiative.

No Brake For Bike Thieves In North Wales

8 Feb 2011

A MAJOR initiative to help reduce bike theft was launched recently by North Wales Police at the historic town of Dolgellau in the Snowdonia National Park.

Landlords Urged To Help Prevent Metal Theft

4 Feb 2011

VACANT properties awaiting tenants in Northumberland are being protected from burglary by Selectamark's visible permanent marking system.

Bikeregister Leads To Arrests & Recoveries In London

27 Jan 2011

BIKE thieves have been arrested, stolen bikes recovered and more than 11,000 bikes security-marked by the Metropolitan Police's Cycle Task Force, which is using Bikeregister as one of its initiatives to clampdown on bike theft in London.

Bikeregister Puts Spoke In The Wheel For Bike Thieves

25 Jan 2011

FOLLOWING a spate of bike thefts from the city centre last summer, police in Peterborough are launching an initiative to encourage bike owners to protect their cycles from theft using the national Bikeregister database.

Six Months On: Burglary Down By 66% In Surrey Areas

25 Jan 2011

THEFT from residential properties in three areas of Surrey has dropped dramatically following the use of forensic property marking solution SelectaDNA by householders.

Nursery Burglars Foiled By DNA Grease

17 Jan 2011

A NURSERY school in Burnley, Lancashire, is now protected by SelectaDNA following a spate of severely disruptive thefts.

Dudley Police Shine Spotlight On DNA Technology

16 Jan 2011

FORENSIC marking product SelectaDNA will now be used in businesses and homes across the town of Dudley in the West Midlands to prevent victims of burglary being repeatedly targeted.

Fens Residents Told 'Lock Up & Mark'

15 Jan 2011

HOUSEHOLDERS in The Fens district of eastern England are being reminded to lock their homes more securely and mark personal possessions with SelectaDNA, as part of a police campaign targeting a sudden increase in burglaries.

Theft From Student Homes Drops 70%

5 Jan 2011

THEFT from student accommodation in a suburb of Birmingham has dropped dramatically following the use of forensic property marking product SelectaDNA as part of a series of crime prevention measures.

New Year's Resolution For Letchworth Businesses

4 Jan 2011

BUSINESSES in Hertfordshire are starting the New Year with better security in place for valuable office equipment following the introduction of a property marking initiative in Letchworth Garden City.

Tis The Season To Be Careful

20 Dec 2010

A CHRISTMAS crackdown on crime is in full swing in Kingswinford, Dudley, with police using the latest SelectaDNA technology to prevent festive burglary.

Highly Acclaimed SelectaDNA Beats Southend Burglars

14 Dec 2010

POLICE in Southend are planning to stay one step ahead of burglars as they introduce SelectaDNA property marking kits to the Essex seaside resort.

Thieves Told Norfolk Is Not The Place To Commit Crime

9 Dec 2010

BURGLARS are being warned by Norfolk Constabulary that they are wasting their time breaking into homes which have been marked by SelectaDNA across the county.

Bronze Age Village Fights Back Against Metal Theft

3 Dec 2010

A SUDDEN increase in metal theft from an historic village in County Durham has resulted in SelectaDNA Grease being used in a police initiative to deter burglars.

SelectaDNA 'Undermines The Ambitions Of Thieves' In Torquay

30 Nov 2010

A HIGH-TECH scheme to boost public confidence in crime prevention has been launched in a Torquay ward, following an impressive 70% reduction in burglary using SelectaDNA in other areas of Torbay.

Repeat Burglary Stamped Out In Henley DNA Initiative

25 Nov 2010

THERE have been no repeat victims of burglary in the Henley policing district following the introduction of a SelectaDNA forensic property marking scheme two years ago.

Rochford DNA Scheme Results In ZERO School Burglaries

24 Nov 2010

OVER 30 schools and more than 250 homes in the Rochford district of Essex are being protected by SelectaDNA forensic marking, following a concerted drive to reduce burglary by a dedicated Police Community Support Officer.

Successful Crackdown On Metal Theft From Public Buildings

16 Nov 2010

EIGHTEEN months after a police crackdown on metal theft from churches and other public buildings in the Waverley district of Surrey, there has been only one reported incident, where previously there had been over 100 lead thefts in a six-month period.

Shard End DNA Scheme Feels Sharp End of the Law

12 Nov 2010

POLICE in the West Midlands are targeting 'high risk' areas of Birmingham using SelectaDNA forensic marking in a new crackdown against burglaries.

Burglars Convicted After Breaking Into 'Trap' Houses

3 Nov 2010

POLICE ‘trap’ houses in Buckinghamshire containing household items marked with SelectaDNA are being used in an ongoing crackdown on burglary that has already resulted in successful convictions.

Kent Police Set Grease Trap For CAT Thieves

2 Nov 2010

POLICE in Kent are keen to put the brakes on a fast-growing trend for catalytic converter theft from vehicles and are using SelectaDNA Grease to trap thieves in the act.

Manchester DNA Scheme Exceeds Expectations With 83% Drop In Burglary

25 Oct 2010

A CRIME reduction scheme in north Manchester using SelectaDNA forensic property marking has been hugely successful and cut burglary by an impressive 83%.

Dot To Dot Technology For Housing Estate

13 Oct 2010

A HOUSING association in Sunderland is using hi-tech property marking kits containing coded microdots to combat residential theft from one of the estates it manages.

Bike Club Gears Up To Deter Theft

7 Oct 2010

BIKE thieves won't be so keen to get back in the saddle following a new crime prevention initiative just launched at a bike club in Derbyshire.

Chelsea Clip Helps Turn The Tables On Cafe Crime

6 Oct 2010

MAJOR cafe chains in the City of Westminster have been using crime prevention measures such as The Chelsea Clip to prevent and deter handbag and laptop theft and have slashed petty crime by half.

South Bucks Burglary Rate Drops 87% In Six Months

27 Sep 2010

THERE has been an impressive 87% reduction in the number of burglary victims over a six-month period in areas of South Buckinghamshire, according to a review of the SelectaDNA forensic property marking initiative being run by South Bucks District Council

Neighbours Rally Together To Deter Burglars

22 Sep 2010

EVERY household in a residential street in Caversham, Reading, has signed up to a forensic property marking scheme aimed at deterring burglars.

Surrey Police Take Burglary Campaign 'On The Road'

20 Sep 2010

RESIDENTS in Surrey are being encouraged to help police 'Beat the Burglar' through the use of SelectaDNA forensic marking products as part of a new campaign involving a series of crime prevention roadshows.

£25 Million 'Super School' Protects Equipment With DNA

6 Sep 2010

A BRAND new 'super' secondary school has just opened its doors to pupils on Wirral, and with high value, state-of-the-art computer equipment on site, there's no room for an 'old school' security system.

Burglary Sinking Down By The River

6 Sep 2010

SIXTY riverside flats in Sunderland city centre have been protectively marked with SelectaDNA following a spate of burglaries from the new-build estate.

More Surrey Homes Protected By SelectaDNA

5 Sep 2010

FOLLOWING on from the success of SelectaDNA property marking schemes in other parts of the county, Surrey Police have now introduced the product to 500 homes in Banstead to target residential burglary.

Clamping Down On Burglary In North West London

2 Aug 2010

RESIDENTS in the Childs Hill and Golders Green wards of north-west London are clamping down on burglary by using SelectaDNA forensic marking to protect their valuables.

Grease Tightens Up Derbyshire Lead Security

14 Jul 2010

A COATING of high-tech grease has been applied to properties in and around Kilburn, Derbyshire, to reassure residents and help protect them from metal thefts.

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.