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.
VACANT properties awaiting tenants in Northumberland are being protected from burglary by Selectamark's visible permanent marking system.
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.
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.
THEFT from residential properties in three areas of Surrey has dropped dramatically following the use of forensic property marking solution SelectaDNA by householders.
A NURSERY school in Burnley, Lancashire, is now protected by SelectaDNA following a spate of severely disruptive thefts.
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.
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 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.
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.
A CHRISTMAS crackdown on crime is in full swing in Kingswinford, Dudley, with police using the latest SelectaDNA technology to prevent festive burglary.
POLICE in Southend are planning to stay one step ahead of burglars as they introduce SelectaDNA property marking kits to the Essex seaside resort.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.