Thames Valley Police team up with Datatag to help Rural Communities Tackle Crime

Thames Valley Police’s Rural Crime Taskforce have successfully reunited a resident with their stolen horse trailer, as the taskforce announces a partnership with DataTag to support communities to tackle rural crime. On Tuesday (12/7), the Thames Valley Police Rural Crime Taskforce reunited a resident with her previously stolen horse trailer. Ellie, from Northall, Buckinghamshire, had … More Thames Valley Police team up with Datatag to help Rural Communities Tackle Crime

CONCERN AS TRAILER THEFT SOARS BY 69% IN THE FIRST HALF OF 2022

Trailer theft has increased by 69% during 2022 compared with 2021 (January-June), and is expected to increase further due to high demand and reports of trailers selling at inflated prices. This figure includes trailers of all varieties, but there has been a recent increase in the theft of agricultural trailers, including horse boxes and other … More CONCERN AS TRAILER THEFT SOARS BY 69% IN THE FIRST HALF OF 2022

NFU MUTUAL AND NaVCIS – SERIES OF VIDEOS HIGHLIGHTING CRIME PREVENTION ADVICE

The NFU Mutual in collaboration with NaVCIS (National Vehicle Crime Intelligence Services) has produced a series of videos helping to combat rural crime. PREVENTING TRACTOR THEFT – THE FIRST IN A SERIES OF VIDEOS TO COMBAT RURAL CRIME Tractors are arguably the most important item of machinery on any modern farm. In this video, Bob … More NFU MUTUAL AND NaVCIS – SERIES OF VIDEOS HIGHLIGHTING CRIME PREVENTION ADVICE

FIRST DOUBLE CESAR CHAMPION

A Police Community Support Officer (PCSO) from Leicestershire Police has become the first CESAR champion to be awarded with two awards at once. PCSO Tom Vaughan is the latest winner of the prestigious CESAR award and is the very first officer to receive TWO CESAR Champion badges for identifying a piece of stolen construction plant … More FIRST DOUBLE CESAR CHAMPION

CENTRAL MOTORWAY POLICE GROUP (CMPG) OFFICER BECOMES A CESAR CHAMPION!

The latest winner of the prestigious CESAR champion award has been named has PC Chris Bagnall from the Central Motorway Police Group (CMPG).  Chris has been awarded the limited edition pin badge for successfully identifying a stolen JCB mini-excavator in on the M6 in Staffordshire during routine. PC Chris Bagnall and his colleague PC Gudgeon … More CENTRAL MOTORWAY POLICE GROUP (CMPG) OFFICER BECOMES A CESAR CHAMPION!

SECURITY BOOST FOR NORTH EAST DERBYSHIRE FARMERS

Farmers and residents living in rural communities in north east Derbyshire can now take advantage of a time limited 50% discount offer to protect their ATV’s, tractors, trailers and 4×4 vehicles with Datatag and the Official CESAR Security Marking Scheme. Derbyshire Police Rural Crime Team have joined forces with Bolsover District Council, North East Derbyshire … More SECURITY BOOST FOR NORTH EAST DERBYSHIRE FARMERS

Farmers Guide Feature Article – FARMERS WARNED TO ‘PIN IT OR PEN IT’ AS TECH SAVVY GPS THIEVES CONTINUE ATTACKS

Farmers are being warned to ‘pin it or pen it’ when it comes to expensive tractor GPS systems as the countryside continues to be targeted by tech-savvy criminal gangs. Rural insurer NFU Mutual and the National Vehicle Crime Intelligence Service (NaVCIS) are urging farmers to make the most of pin enabled security if available on … More Farmers Guide Feature Article – FARMERS WARNED TO ‘PIN IT OR PEN IT’ AS TECH SAVVY GPS THIEVES CONTINUE ATTACKS

NFU Feature Article – ALERT ISSUED OVER FARM GPS THEFTS

Farmers are being warned of a new rural crime wave after a spate of tractor GPS kit thefts across East Anglia. Thieves have stolen GPS units and displays from a range of manufacturers and agricultural vehicles. Thefts have occured predominately in Norfolk and Suffolk but neighbouring counties have also been affected. The NFU is now reminding members … More NFU Feature Article – ALERT ISSUED OVER FARM GPS THEFTS

BRITISH SECURITY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION WELCOMES EXTENSION OF THATCHAM CERTIFICATION WITHDRAWAL

THE BRITISH Security Industry Association (BSIA) has welcomed certification body Thatcham Research’s extension to the proposed withdrawal date of its Whole Vehicle Marking certification to 31 December 2022 in order to allow sufficient time for a new British Standard to be developed and introduced as its replacement going forward. The extension has been announced after … More BRITISH SECURITY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION WELCOMES EXTENSION OF THATCHAM CERTIFICATION WITHDRAWAL

NFU MUTUAL RURAL CRIME REPORT 2020 – The rising cost of rural crime

The cost of rural crime in 2019 £54.3m NFU Mutual’s theft claim figures reveal that rural crime cost the UK £54.3m in 2019. This is an increase of nearly 9% on the previous year, making it the highest cost recorded in eight years. For the second year running, the sharp rise was driven by thefts … More NFU MUTUAL RURAL CRIME REPORT 2020 – The rising cost of rural crime