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Forensic Marking Behind Police's Biggest Burglary Drop

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.

11 April 2016/Author: Liam Collins/Number of views (4474)/Comments (0)/

Policing and Community Safety Partnership Ploughs Into Rural Crime

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.

Around 200 farms will be encouraged to join the pilot scheme which is deploying SelectaDNA and went live at this year’s Mullahead Ploughing Match on Saturday, 27th February.
11 March 2016/Author: Liam Collins/Number of views (4603)/Comments (0)/

London man caught in SmartWater trap car ‘sting’

A man has been convicted of stealing from a car after he was sprayed with SmartWater

The BSIA's Asset and Property Marking member SmartWater have helped police convicy many criminals with the use of their highly effective "SmartWater property marking tools". One of the criminals recently convicted was Lokola Lokombe (48) who was sentenced to a drug rehabilitation requirement for six months, and ordered to pay £240 costs at Highbury Corner Magistrates' Court on Wednesday, 11 November 2015 for theft from motor vehicle. He is also subject to a curfew for one month. Earlier this month in the London Borough of Haringey, Lokombe stole property after breaking into a trap car, which was fitted with a SmartWater spray device.

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22 February 2016/Author: Liam Collins/Number of views (5928)/Comments (0)/

Product Innovation Winner At The UK Rail Industry Awards

Selectamark Security Systems PLC is delighted to have won the prestigious Product Innovation award at the UK Rail Industry Awards 2016 (held on Thursday 11th February), which celebrated excellence and innovation in the rail industry.

 Up against some extremely tough competition in the Product Innovation category, the award was presented for the use of Selectamark's forensic marking product SelectaDNA, which has helped reduce metal theft on Network Rail lines.

15 February 2016/Author: Liam Collins/Number of views (4584)/Comments (0)/

SelectaDNA Helps Cable Theft Drop By 93% In Five Years

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.
10 February 2016/Author: Liam Collins/Number of views (5137)/Comments (0)/