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.
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.
A SCHEME aimed at reducing burglary and the fear of crime for elder residents across Anglesey and Gwynedd in Wales is underway.
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.
AN INVISIBLE grease has been unveiled as the latest weapon in the war against drain cover thieves.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
INSTRUMENTS from the music department at Suffolk New College in Ipswich are being marked with SelectaDNA to protect them from loss and theft.
FARMERS from Pembrokeshire are joining the fight against crime by marking agricultural machinery and farmyard equipment with SelectaDNA.
SCHOOLS across the Thurrock area of Essex are being offered SelectaDNA property marking kits to stop thieves stealing valuable educational equipment.
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.
THERE has been a 100% reduction in burglaries on a previously crime-ridden industrial estate in Pembrokeshire, following the use of SelectaDNA forensic marking.
A NEW Police operation is underway in Sunderland using SelectaDNA Grease to put a stop to lead thefts.
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.
EMPTY homes awaiting tenants in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, are being protected from burglary by Selectamark's permanent marking etching system.
A CRIME prevention blitz on a Derbyshire estate is giving residents the chance to keep their property safe with SelectaDNA technology.
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%.
POLICE in Essex are targeting 'high risk' streets in Basildon and Thurrock with SelectaDNA forensic marking in a new crackdown against burglaries.
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.
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.
EIGHTEEN months after the launch of a regeneration scheme involving the use of SelectaDNA on a Middlesborough housing estate, both burglary and the fear of crime have been reduced.
THIEVES who target homes over the Christmas period in West Yorkshire are in for a shock this year as many homes are being protected by a new DNA forensic marking system that can easily link criminals to the scene of the crime.
A NEIGHBOURHOOD renewal project that has been using SelectaDNA to help improve the quality of life for residents in a deprived area of Lancashire has scooped a Problem Oriented Partnership (POP) Award at a recent ceremony held in Blackpool.
AN ENTIRE policing district on the north-east coast of England which covers nearly 100 square miles, is being protected by SelectaDNA forensic marking after Cleveland Police introduced an extensive scheme featuring both urban and rural locations.
ONE YEAR on from the launch of a highly successful inner city crime reduction scheme using SelectaDNA, burglaries have been reduced by up to 50% and theft from cars has also decreased.
POLICE officers from Slovakia recently visited the UK to find out more about SelectaDNA and to see how it was being used to prevent crime in the Buckinghamshire area.
BURGLARS who target homes and business premises in the Broadland District of Norfolk will be thinking twice about the risks involved, as the properties are now armed with a new forensic application that will instantly link them with the crime scene.
AGENCIES from across the Derbyshire Dales have been delighted with the success of a recent crime prevention campaign in the Baslow area, as part of Operation Relentless.
ENTRY and exit points at the main McDonald's restaurant in Rotterdam city centre are being protected from burglary by the installation of the new SelectaDNA intruder spray that uses forensic DNA to link offenders directly to the crime scene.
A MARKET town in North Devon took a stand against theft recently when local police held a successful property marking event using Selectamark products to highlight the importance of crime prevention to local residents.
A PRESTIGIOUS independent girls' school in Somerset is protecting all its new IT equipment from theft by using forensic marking product SelectaDNA.
NEW computer and electronic equipment in EVERY primary and secondary school in Oxfordshire is being forensically marked with SelectaDNA after the introduction of a wide-reaching crime prevention initiative by Oxfordshire County Council.
FORENSIC marking product SelectaDNA has been a highly effective theft deterrent at the Sunlight Services Group headquarters where there have been ZERO reported burglaries since January 2007.
THE latest in DNA spray technology is to be used to protect all branches of the Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) from robbery. Entry points at each bank are being fitted with spray jets containing SelectaDNA Intruder Spray, which will coat fleeing criminals wi
TWO years after the introduction of SelectaDNA forensic marking at pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline's premises in west London, there have been ZERO on-site burglaries reported.
AN INTERNATIONAL crime fighting initiative using SelectaDNA technology is launching today in Auckland, New Zealand.
FOLLOWING a recent rise in shed and garage theft of 400% in the Darwin and Biggin Hill areas of the London borough of Bromley, the Met Police decided immediate action was needed to reduce and deter burglaries.
SELECTAMARK is delighted to announce that Andrew Knights has been appointed as Managing Director, following the retirement of previous MD Chris Taylor after 15 years service.
A WIDE-REACHING SelectaDNA scheme is being introduced across Buckinghamshire this week to make life more difficult for burglars and thieves and make it easier to convict them.
A MAJOR anti-burglary initiative has been launched in the London Borough of Barking & Dagenham involving 1,000 homes in the Valence Park area.
HOMES in three very different areas of Norfolk are being protected with forensic property marking product SelectaDNA.
SIX months after the introduction of an extensive SelectaDNA forensic property marking scheme in East Dulwich, south London, residential burglary has dropped dramatically.
FOLLOWING a new link-up with Bike It, the national cycle-to-school initiative, children from primary schools in the Doncaster area have had their bikes security-marked and placed on the Bikeregister database to protect them from loss and theft.
OVER 5,000 homes in the Basildon and Thurrock district of Essex are being forensically marked with SelectaDNA to protect against burglary
OVER 1,000 items of IT equipment belonging to Ealing Hospital NHS Trust have been forensically marked using SelectaDNA, as part of an ongoing initiative to prevent and deter theft.