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Van and Tool Theft

4 Oct 2021

SelectaDNA and Ring have teamed up to tackle the problem of van and tool theft in the UK.

Operation Yellowfin Tackles Nuisance Bikers

12 Aug 2021

Nuisance motorbikes are a concern amongst the residents of North East Lincolnshire, and Humberside Police say that those involved in this type of activity are often involved in other criminal and anti-social behaviour. 

DNA Tagging Spray Is New Line Of Defence

25 Jun 2021

Shop workers reported a shocking rise in violence and verbal abuse directed at them during the pandemic. However, some of these attacks could have been prevented by using products already in use by the Police called SelectaDNA Tagging Sprays.

Don’t Forget To Protect Your Shed

10 Jun 2021

After a series of thefts from garden sheds in the area, Humberside Police were out in Humberston recently promoting crime reduction strategies to local residents.

Reducing Crime, Detecting Crime & Improving Safety

20 May 2021

South Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Alun Michael, was successful in securing over £513,410 from the Safer Streets Fund and the money is being used to launch a crime prevention initiative in Merthyr Tydfil called Project Penderyn.

Rising Cost of Catalytic Converter Theft

13 Apr 2021

This year so far, March 2021, the total theft of catalytic converters throughout the UK is already approaching last year’s total of 15,000, which itself was a 33% increase on that of 2019.

SelectaDNA In Frontline Fightback

12 Apr 2021

SelectaDNA was recently featured in an excellent item on the BBC1’s Frontline Fightback series which explores how smart technology and specialist tactics are being used to bring offenders to justice.

Kent Prioritises Acquisitive Crime

5 Apr 2021

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Kent has received over £111,000 from the Home Office’s Safer Streets Fund to help prevent crime in Gillingham.

“Fantastic Way” To Protect Homes in Warrington

1 Apr 2021

New security measures have been put in place in Warrington as part of the Safer Streets scheme to tackle burglary and acquisitive crime in the Cheshire area.

Retailers in Sweden Protect Their Stock

17 Mar 2021

Haglöfs, a leading outdoor equipment retailer in Gothenburg, Sweden, has marked some of its more valuable items in store to prevent and deter theft.

Welsh Communities Benefit From Crime Prevention Kits

10 Mar 2021

Residents from two disadvantaged areas in Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, are receiving crime prevention kits that will aim to deter offenders and make both communities safer.

20,000 SelectaDNA Kits To Be Deployed In ‘Safer Streets’ Campaign

2 Mar 2021

Thirty-five Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) have received funding from a £25 million scheme to crack down on burglary and theft in crime hotspots.

Reducing Cable Theft In LA

17 Feb 2021

Following a rise in copper cable theft on commuter rail lines, LA Metro, in Los Angeles, California, has invested in two SelectaDNA products for existing lines.

Cleveland’s ‘Safe at Home’ Packs Include SelectaDNA

1 Feb 2021

A million pound makeover for some of Cleveland’s hardest hit communities is underway, overseen by the Office of Police and Crime Commissioner for Cleveland.

Working from Home: Top Tips to Keep Your Home Office Safe

20 Jan 2021

According to the Office for National Statistics, since April 2020 more than 46.6% of people in employment in the UK are working from home as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. These are our 5 Top Tips to help keep you safe and productive at home.

Children Get Arty to Beat Burglars in Merthyr

5 Jan 2021

Pupils from primary schools in Merthyr Tydfil were challenged to design imaginative street signs to raise awareness of a new police crime prevention initiative from South Wales Police.

OSPA Nominee: Outstanding Security Partnership

1 Jan 2021

We are delighted to have been named finalists in the Outstanding Security Partnership category at this year’s OSPAs for not one, but TWO successful crime reduction campaigns.