The Force is working in conjunction with SelectaDNA, a Secured by Design (police approved) company that makes an advanced forensic marking product to help you protect your valuables. Use of the product that has been shown to help reduce burglary by up to 83% in areas it is used.
Inspector Pete Sparrow said: “To be effective, community policing requires quality community engagement alongside crime prevention and detection.”
“Operation Siege brings Communities and Police together in an effective partnership against thieves. It makes a clear statement to criminals that property is identifiable and will be hard to sell on. The ultimate goal is the absence of crime, which is something we should all strive towards and this starts with Prevention.”
“Research has shown that where this product is used burglary offences have been reduced by up to over 80%. We are delighted to be working with SelectaDNA as a key measure to prevent crime under Operation Siege.”
By marking your valuables with SelectaDNA you are making it easier for Police to recover stolen goods. You mark your items and record ownership on a secure national asset register, accessible to all Police Forces. It is a strong deterrent against theft.
Wiltshire Police has agreed a special low rate for those living in Wiltshire and Swindon and you can buy a discounted home kit directly from the manufacturer using this link only: www.selectadna.co.uk/nhw
Use discount code NHWAWILTSHIRE and get a SelectaDNA home kit at the reduced price of £25.00 inclusive of VAT and postage. You do not have to be a Neighbourhood Watch member to do so.