Burglaries and thefts traditionally rise over the festive season so it is vital that you don’t get complacent or lax with your home security.
Opportunist thieves could be trying to get their hands on the expensive Christmas presents you have invested so heavily in and even target you while you are out shopping.
A man has been arrested by West Midlands Police and sentenced to 20 weeks in prison after he was sprayed with incriminating SelectaDNA Spray during a burglary at a convenience store in Birmingham.
In a dramatic first for UK police, two men have been arrested in Merseyside as a direct result of using SelectaDNA Defence Spray to identify offenders on scrambler bikes as part of Operation Brookdale.
Team London Bridge, the Business Improvement District (BID) for the London Bridge area, has introduced a new SelectaDNA scheme to protect its business community from crime.
Merseyside Police are using the SelectaDNA Intruder Spray as part of a new operation to mark out burglars targeting shops across Merseyside in the run-up to Christmas
In partnership with Search Dogs UK and due to increased demand to assist with police operations, forensic marking company Selectamark can now offer a second SelectaDNA search dog.
Seventeen people have been arrested and 17 scrambler bikes seized (since early October) by Merseyside Police in an operation which is also using SelectaDNA to identify scrambler bike gangs causing chaos in the city.
Cheshire Police’s successful anti-burglary campaign Operation Shield will be rolled out to more than 5,000 properties in rural communities over a 12-month period starting next week (October 10).
Burglars are being warned that Surrey Police is homing in on them as the force distributes thousands of forensic marking kits for householders to use in a bid to stop crime.
A Rural Watch scheme that promotes the use of SelectaDNA to deter rural crime was recently launched by Police Scotland, in association with NFU Scotland, across the county of Fife.
In order to help make communities across the UK safer, Crimestoppers, the independent crime-fighting charity is now supporting the theft and burglary deterrent, SelectaDNA.
Police are using forensic spray in a bid to tackle burglaries in the town of St Helens, Merseyside.
SelectaDNA has entered a new partnership with Securitas, one of the UK’s largest security providers, and the University of Hertfordshire.
Deutsche Telekom has marked 22km of copper telephone cable with SelectaDNA. The cable is being installed as part of a major new construction site in Hannover, Germany.
More than 1 in 5 districts in Denmark are now using SelectaDNA including the municipality of Slagelse, which is using it to protect school equipment, public buildings and libraries.
Officers from the Police Service of Northern Ireland recently attended the launch of a new anti-burglary campaign using SelectaDNA forensic marking kits.
Three calves that were stolen from a farm in Barbados have been recovered by police due to the fact that they were marked with SelectaDNA.
According to a report released by Danish national police force Rigspolitiet, SelectaDNA Spray, used as an anti-theft measure by banks, supermarkets and other companies, is proving effective at deterring potential robbers from carrying out crimes.
As part of an initiative to tackle rural crime, Thames Valley Police are offering SelectaDNA security marking for up to five large pieces of equipment such as ride-on mowers, tractors, trailers and large garden petrol-powered equipment over the summer.
A driving simulator belonging to West Midlands Police has been marked with the SelectaDNA Vehicle Marking Kit to deter theft and protect its contents from being stolen.
Police Scotland has unveiled SelectaDNA as their latest tool in the fight against housebreaking and property theft.
Estate agency Immobiliere 3F is the latest French company to use SelectaDNA Spray to deter robbery from its shops.
Around 20 churches in Denmark that have already been targeted for metal theft are now using SelectaDNA to protect valuables such as copper piping, iron lamps and ornate metal chairs.
Merseyside Police is using SelectaDNA Spray to track down offenders involved in the illegal and nuisance use of off-road bikes as part of Operation Brookdale.
Police targeted acquisitive crime including burglaries and anti-social behaviour during a multi-agency day of action in Liscard, an area of Wallasey in Merseyside.
Independent retailers in Nelson, Lancashire, are to benefit from a new crime reduction initiative being launched by Pendle Community Safety Partnership and using forensic property marking kits to protect local businesses against burglary.
A World War Two veteran from Widnes, Cheshire, welcomed police when they visited his home on a DNA marking crime prevention campaign.
The sun shone brightly as we welcomed distributors from over 30 countries to London for the 2016 SelectaDNA International Distributor Conference.
Operation Shield using SelectaDNA has been rolled out in the village of Lymm after its successful launch earlier this year in the districts of Hatton, Stretton and Walton.
Discount supermarket group Netto is using the SelectaDNA Spray system to deter robbery from several stores in Sweden.
German electricity operator 50Hertz is using SelectaDNA forensic marking across all its substations to deter cable and metal thieves.
A marine crime prevention project involving the Nasby Bay Boat Society in Taby, Sweden, has been underway since April 2015 and will be evaluated shortly.
A highly successful crime campaign using SelectaDNA forensic marking to deter theft has helped Cheshire Police record the biggest drop in burglaries in England and Wales - according to the most recent figures from the Office for National Statistics.
Volvo has entered into a partnership with SelectaDNA France to install spray systems on its new fleet of electric buses.
A new marine theft initiative is launching today at Salcombe Harbour, south Devon, to raise general awareness of marine crime and encourage as many boat owners as possible to get their equipment marked.
A new burglary reduction initiative has launched in the south-east district of Amsterdam. This new project aims to not only provide SelectaDNA Home Kits to prevent burglaries but to increase community awareness on crime prevention.
An Academy school in Warrington, Cheshire, is using SelectaDNA forensic marking together with deterrent warning stickers and SelectaLabel barcoded asset tags to protect and track valuable ICT equipment.
New homes in North Auckland will be sold with ‘security extras’ under a new construction company agreement aimed at combating building site burglars in New Zealand.
A petrol station shop is the first business in Switzerland to use the SelectaDNA Spray system after it was previously targeted by robbers.
A new rural crime tool is being launched in the Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon area to tackle the problem of theft of agricultural items such as mowers, sprayers and trailers.
TWO metal thieves have been arrested in Copenhagen as they tried to sell on DNA-marked copper cable to a scrapyard. The resulting action has been caught on camera by a Danish TV news crew.
Convenience store and newsagent operator McColl's is one of the latest retailers to make use of SelectaDNA Spray protection to deter robbery.
SelectaDNA Defence Sprays are to be carried by Mitie security guards at the new Westfield Bradford shopping centre to mark would be criminals and offenders and reduce the risk of personal attack.
We are delighted to have won the prestigious Product Innovation award at last night’s UK Rail Industry Awards 2016, which celebrated excellence and innovation in the rail industry.
FORENSIC marking product SelectaDNA is one of several effective deterrents used to reduce cable theft on Network Rail by 93% over the last five years.
A rural theft scheme is launching in County Armagh, Northern Ireland, to tackle the problem of cross-border theft of agricultural items such as mowers, sprayers and trailers.
CHESHIRE Police’s Operation Shield campaign to ward off burglars and make sure victims are reunited with their stolen property has been a great success and is now being rolled out across the district of Castle.
West Midlands Police are revving up their motorcycle marking campaign by offering SelectaDNA Motorbike kits to dealerships across the county.
DISCOUNT supermarket group Netto is now using the SelectaDNA Spray system to deter robbery from several stores in Sweden.