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.
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.
POLICE in the West Midlands are targeting 'high risk' areas of Birmingham using SelectaDNA forensic marking in a new crackdown against burglaries.
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.
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.
A CRIME reduction scheme in north Manchester using SelectaDNA forensic property marking has been hugely successful and cut burglary by an impressive 83%.
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 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.
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.
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
EVERY household in a residential street in Caversham, Reading, has signed up to a forensic property marking scheme aimed at deterring burglars.
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.
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.
SIXTY riverside flats in Sunderland city centre have been protectively marked with SelectaDNA following a spate of burglaries from the new-build estate.
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.
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.
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.
HOUSEHOLDERS and car owners in burglary hotspots throughout Breckland in Norfolk are taking part in a hi-tech police initiative aimed at preventing thefts.
SCHOOLS in Dorset are taking part in a crime reduction initiative to reduce burglary using the latest in hi-tech DNA property marking.
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.
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.
A POLICE initiative which involves setting DNA traps to catch burglars targeting empty premises is to be extended across the Rossendale Valley.
POLICE in Broadland, Norfolk, have been given further funding to roll out their SelectaDNA security marking initiative to trace the tracks of burglars.
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.
A POLICE initiative to protect businesses from burglary using SelectaDNA has been introduced at a business park in Lancashire.
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.
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.
BURGLARIES in a New Zealand suburb have been reduced by 61% following a recently completed trial of the theft-deterrent product SelectaDNA.
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.
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 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.
THE latest crime prevention tool is being offered to people in Lower Caversham, Reading, to protect their homes from burglars.
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.
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.
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%.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
SURREY Police are about to launch a number of projects specifically designed to target residential burglary using innovative property marking solution SelectaDNA.
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.
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.