RISE OF THE DRONES IN RURAL CRIME

Drones are rapidly becoming a weapon of choice for thieves targeting farm machinery and vehicles. The gathering of intelligence is happening in ‘specifically-targeted’ actions by well-organised gangs and criminals. Drones are being piloted over farms and land by thieves to identify potential targets. This relatively new technology allows thieves to explore farms from the air … More RISE OF THE DRONES IN RURAL CRIME

ONE MILLION POUNDS WORTH OF EQUIPMENT RECOVERED BY RURAL CRIME TASKFORCE

Over one million pounds worth of machinery, tools and equipment have been recovered by the Thames Valley Police Rural Crime Taskforce since its launch earlier this year. Among the recovered items are 52 cars, 20 plant machinery and 26 power tools, with items recovered from local policing areas across the force as well as other … More ONE MILLION POUNDS WORTH OF EQUIPMENT RECOVERED BY RURAL CRIME TASKFORCE

POLICE AND INDUSTRY WORKING TOGETHER TO PROTECT FARMERS

The Combined Industry Theft Solutions (CITS) group, in partnership with Ben Burgess, the John Deere dealership, hosted a police training day in Ellington, which was deemed a resounding success. 40 officers, from five East Anglian forces, attended a special police training event held in conjunction with CITS and Ben Burgess agricultural department in Ellington, Cambridgeshire. … More POLICE AND INDUSTRY WORKING TOGETHER TO PROTECT FARMERS

CESAR EQUIPMENT SECURITY AND REGISTRATION SCHEME MARKS ITS 15-YEAR ANNIVERSARY

For 15 years the CESAR scheme has been protecting construction plant equipment from theft and is the UK’s official construction and agricultural equipment security and registration scheme of the CEA (Construction Equipment Association), promoted by the AEA (Agricultural Engineers Association) and powered by Datatag Id Ltd. Established in 2007, it is the only scheme of … More CESAR EQUIPMENT SECURITY AND REGISTRATION SCHEME MARKS ITS 15-YEAR ANNIVERSARY

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