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New DNA Tagging Product Launched To Identify Moped Criminals

8 Aug 2017

Award-winning SelectaDNA forensic technology has been incorporated within a handheld device to create an effective new tagging product to deter and prevent personal attack and criminal behaviour, such as moped and motorcycle enabled crimes.

Met To Deploy New DNA Tagging Spray Against Moped Crime

4 Aug 2017

The Metropolitan Police are to deploy the new SelectaDNA Tagging Spray as an innovative strategy to deal with the massive problem of moped theft, acid attacks and the anti-social riding of scrambler bikes.

SelectaDNA Secures School Security Award

1 Aug 2017

Congratulations to Neil Beards and his team at Wolverhampton City Council who have just won the School Security Award at the Education Business Awards for their great work with West Midlands Police using SelectaDNA to protect local schools.

DNA Spray Kick-Starts Solution To Scrambler Crime

25 Jul 2017

The anti-social riding of scrambler bikes continues to cause problems across the UK, and West Yorkshire Police are the latest force to be deploying the SelectaDNA Defence Spray as a new and effective strategy to deal with offenders.

Arrests In Norway After Construction Theft In Denmark

14 Jul 2017

Three people from Romania were arrested in Oslo in possession of suspected stolen goods. The police checked the items for SelectaDNA markings and found DNA-coded microdots on them.

Cumbria Police Launch Traceable Scheme To Tackle Livestock Theft

10 Jul 2017

Cumbria Police and farmers are taking a joint approach in a bid to tackle sheep theft. Officers will work with farmers to launch a forensic marking scheme that will see a traceable solution – supplied by SelectaDNA – applied to livestock.

Operation Scrambler Deploys DNA Spray To Track Off-Road Bikers

6 Jul 2017

A new crime fighting tool is being used to crack down on the illegal use of scrambler bikes in Widnes, Cheshire. Police are using the SelectaDNA Defence spray to try to catch the culprits.

Beach Patrol Helps Avoid Marine Crime Wave

14 Jun 2017

Holidaymakers and residents in Tendring in Essex can rest assured this summer that its Beach Patrol will have their boats and lifesaving equipment safely protected by a new scheme to deter marine theft.

On The Trail Of Livestock & Horse Thieves

12 Jun 2017

Following the widespread success of SelectaDNA being used in Cheshire Constabulary’s Operation Shield, a DNA tagging system has been developed by SelectaDNA for use on livestock and horses.

Race Debut For SelectaDNA Swift

9 Jun 2017

SelectaDNA is being introduced for the first time to the motor racing community through a partnership with Red Rose Racing.

Safe Security Partnership

31 May 2017

SelectaDNA has teamed up with Insafe, the leading British safe manufacturer, to bring their customers a comprehensive security solution to protect their jewellery and valuables.

Irish First: Topaz Trials DNA Spray To Protect Service Stations

26 May 2017

Topaz, the largest fuel and convenience brand in Ireland, is linking up with SelectaDNA to trial the DNA Spray system at several of its service stations.

Shield’s Success Celebrated: 6,300 Rural Homes Protected

10 May 2017

The success of Cheshire Police’s highly successful anti-burglary campaign Operation Shield, which uses SelectaDNA to protect rural communities, has been celebrated at a recent event.

DNA Farm Protection In NZ

3 May 2017

Tackling rural crime using SelectaDNA is a key focus for police in the Clutha district of New Zealand following the recent appointment of Senior Sergeant Cynthia Fairley to a new role as Area Response Manager.

New Police Partnership With Costain Bypasses Crime

24 Apr 2017

Thousands of homes and businesses near a new bypass in rural Cheshire are being protected from burglary thanks to the use of forensic marking in an innovative partnership between Cheshire Constabulary and construction company Costain.

Helping To Improve Quality Of Life

5 Apr 2017

An initiative using SelectaDNA to tackle a burglary hotspot in Blyth, Northumberland, has been implemented to improve the neighbourhood and reduce the number of burglaries.

School Break-Ins Reduced By More Than 70%

3 Apr 2017

Break-ins at over 60 schools in Wolverhampton have plummeted by more than 70% following the use of DNA forensic marking kits to protect valuable ICT equipment from theft.

Protecting The Heart Of The Community

27 Mar 2017

A team of Community First Reponders has joined forces with a British Heart Foundation charity to protect public access defibrillators in the New Forest from theft.

Police Take New DNA Action To Tackle Burglars

19 Mar 2017

Police are stepping up action to tackle burglars by using SelectaDNA marking kits in the Whitley Bay and North Shields areas of North Tyneside

NZ Police Supply DNA Marking To Repeat Burglary Victims

3 Mar 2017

A New Zealand man who has been burgled twice has been given a SelectaDNA forensic marking kit to protect his belongings.

World First: Scrambler Bikers Sentenced After DNA Spray ID

13 Feb 2017

Two men have been sentenced in Merseyside as a direct result of using a new DNA defence spray, adopted by the Police to identify offenders on scrambler bikes.

More Arrests For Operation Shield

9 Feb 2017

More arrests have been made thanks to Cheshire Police’s Operation Shield, which uses SelectaDNA to protect homes and businesses across the county.

DNA Used For London Underground Protection

6 Feb 2017

Unauthorised movement of live line detector boxes from one site to another has been curbed by Transport for London (TfL), after SelectaDNA was used to mark the valuable voltage tester devices to keep better track of their location.

Danish Police Secure Supermarket Conviction With DNA Spray

2 Feb 2017

Discount supermarket group Rema 1000 is rolling out the SelectaDNA Spray system to deter robbery at all of its stores in Denmark.

Selectamark Appoints Vehicle Security Expert To Drive Down Crime

18 Jan 2017

Selectamark is delighted to announce that vehicle security expert Simon Ashton has joined the company as Vehicle Industry Liaison.

Special Offer For Church Protection

12 Jan 2017

SelectaDNA have joined forces with Trinitas Church Insurance Services to offer churches a SelectaDNA kit to mark and protect valuable and vital metal infrastructure such as lead roofs.

Gel Stops Theft & Damage Of Ticket Machines

11 Jan 2017

Sixty-five ticket machines in Slovenia have been marked with SelectaDNA Gel to stop theft and damage.

Cable Network Across France Protected From Theft

4 Jan 2017

French telecoms group Orange has chosen SelectaDNA to protect its entire cable network from theft.