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Reducing Crime On The London North Western Route

14 Oct 2019

The UK’s rail network is designed to fail safe, which means that when a cable is cut trains are brought to a standstill. This protects passengers but can lead to lengthy, frustrating delays while the problem is found and fixed safely.

From the Catwalk...

10 Oct 2019

One of the world’s top fashion houses and luxury retailer Chanel has had SelectaDNA Intruder Spray fitted at two London stores following an attempted smash & grab and a ram raid at the newly-restored Walton Street boutique.

...To The High Street

7 Oct 2019

22 Boots stores across the West Midlands, Yorkshire, Southampton and Bristol have had SelectaDNA Intruder Spray installed so that they are now fully protected across shopfront windows and all access points.

DNA Surge Helps Identify ATM Gas Attack Gang

11 Sep 2019

A Manchester gang that netted more than £400k via a series of ATM gas attacks, has been arrested as they prepared to attack a Post Office in Oldham.

Approved As Motor Members

10 Sep 2019

Following close links with the motor trade over many years, we were recently approved as members of the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), one of the largest and most influential trade associations in the UK.  

53% Reduction In Moped-Enabled Crime In London

9 Sep 2019

New tactics from the Metropolitan Police Service to tag offenders committing moped-enabled crime in London have played a major role in its significant reduction. 

Honoured To Become Crown Commercial Service Supplier

5 Sep 2019

Selectamark Security Systems plc is now a Crown Commercial Service Supplier (CCS).

Stolen Garden Tools Recovered

26 Aug 2019

Garden machinery and tools stolen from a private school in Surrey have been recovered due to the fact that they were securely labelled and registered on our Secure Asset Register (SAR).

Thousands Of Mobikes Marked To Deter Theft

23 Aug 2019

Around 4,000 Mobikes in London are being marked with SelectaDNA in order to keep a handle on bike theft by acting as a deterrent to thieves.

Defence Spray Shortlisted For Risk Management Award

21 Aug 2019

We are delighted to be shortlisted for CIR Magazine's Risk Management Awards. We have been nominated for the Public Safety Award for our work with UK Police and private security staff .

Success At The British Security Awards

12 Jul 2019

We were proud to scoop a prestigious award at the 2019 BSIA British Security Awards held in London this week.

SelectaDNA Shortlisted For BSIA Award

7 Jun 2019

We’re delighted to be a finalist at this year’s British Security Awards. SelectaDNA has been shortlisted in the Innovative Security Project category.

New Asset Protection For The UK’s Digital Network

24 May 2019

Openreach, which runs the UK’s digital network, has chosen a new way to protect tens of thousands of assets being used by its field engineers.

Added Confidence For Commercial Guards

8 May 2019

Security contractor Venture Security Management is using SelectaDNA Defence Spray to deter and prevent personal attacks on staff and criminal behaviour towards them.

Halting The Movement Of Illegal Waste

22 Apr 2019

The Environment Agency has visited waste sites in Scunthorpe and Essex to mark baled waste with SelectaDNA Trace to prevent it being moved on illegally to somewhere it shouldn’t go.

Partnership Team Are Stamping Out Crime

16 Apr 2019

Strange markings have been appearing on pavements around Sutton Coldfield as police attempt to counter a rise in burglaries in the town.

Top Security For Secret Nuclear Bunker

10 Apr 2019

Equipment and instrumentation from a Cold War nuclear bunker which aimed to detect a deadly attack and warn the public has been security marked with SelectaDNA to protect it for posterity.

Easter Warning For Nuisance Bikers From Durham Police

9 Apr 2019

Nuisance bikers can expect a personalised card from Durham Police this Easter, warning repeat offenders they risk serious consequences should they illegally ride again.

Essex Police Catch Moped Offender Who Wouldn’t Stop

2 Apr 2019

Essex Police have been using SelectaDNA tagging spray as part of their highly successful operation against dangerous moped and motorbike riders.

How SelectaDNA Is Helping Police To Catch Criminals By Tagging Offenders With DNA Spray

22 Mar 2019

SelectaDNA has become one of the main weapons for police officers in the fight against thieves, burglars and moped gangs. MD James Brown talks to Dan Robinson of Compelo about how DNA spray is a “criminal’s worst nightmare.”

Housing Group Protects Work Vans Against Criminal Damage

21 Mar 2019

Housing group Berneslai Homes in conjunction with Barnsley Council are now working with SelectaDNA to protect their work vans against theft, break-ins and criminal damage.

Nuisance Biker Caught By Using DNA Tagging Spray

18 Mar 2019

A nuisance biker has been caught by Durham Constabulary using SelectaDNA's unique DNA tagging spray.

Durham Constabulary Launch DNA Tagging Spray Against Nuisance Riders

8 Mar 2019

A DNA tagging spray will be used by police in Durham to target illegal off-road bikers. The SelectaDNA spray can be used on offenders who refuse to stop for police.

Keeping Crossrail Safe: No Thefts In Nine Months

13 Feb 2019

SelectaDNA Trace is being used as part of an ongoing initiative to mark high value rail cable and tools on a stretch of the new Crossrail line.

Protective Marking On Wreck Sites

30 Jan 2019

Historic England have commissioned MSDS Marine to develop two products for forensically marking protected wreck sites.

Convenient Way To Protect Staff & Stock

15 Jan 2019

SelectaDNA is being used to protect a busy convenience store after it became a target for low-level crime

On Guard Against Retail & Business Crime

8 Jan 2019

Robbers and burglars targeting retailers and businesses in areas of Greater Manchester will be showered with an incriminating DNA spray which could put them behind bars.