The Datatag Police Liaison Team (PLT) are a key link between the Datatag team and Police across the UK. With relationships growing throughout the UK, Datatag has hired Vincent Lane to join the team to support the ongoing operation. Vincent has a 17-year career history as a PC and is a specialist vehicle examiner with … More Datatag welcomes Vincent Lane as its new Police Liaison and Training Officer
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
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
Two Lancashire police officers have been awarded the CESAR champion badge after they successfully identified a stolen telehandler using the CESAR scheme. PC Daniel Haworth and PC Peter Mather, of Rossendale’s Rural Task force of Lancashire Constabulary, attended a location in Burnley where there had been a large piece of plant machinery left parked overnight. … More CELEBRATING TWO NEW CESAR CHAMPIONS
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!
The second CEA CESAR Champion Award for 2020 has been awarded to Marie Biddulph from Highways England. Earlier this year the Construction Equipment Association (CEA) launched its CESAR Champion initiative to recognise the efforts of officials who uses the CESAR technology to identify a stolen piece of machinery. In an effort to encourage more engagement … More LATEST RECIPIENT OF THE CESAR CHAMPION AWARD
Earlier this year the CEA launched their CESAR Champion initiative to recognise the efforts of any police officer who uses the CESAR technology to identify a stolen piece of machinery. However, in an effort to encourage more officers to engage with the CESAR Security Scheme, the award is now being given to any officer who … More THE RECENTLY ANNOUNCED CEA CESAR CHAMPION AWARD FOR POLICE OFFICERS HAS ITS FIRST RECIPIENT
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
Tools are stolen from a tradesperson’s vehicle every 20 minutes in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, according to research from insurance company Direct Line. Freedom of information requests to police forces revealed that there were 28,681 cases of tool theft from vehicles in 2019, equating to 78 incidences every day of the week. Of the … More EVERY 20 MINUTES TOOLS ARE STOLEN FROM A VAN!!
CESAR, the Construction Equipment Security & Registration Scheme, is offering a pin badge to any police officer who helps recover a stolen machine with one of its security tags on it. There are three different enamel pin badges up for grabs: red for an all terrain vehicle (ATV), green for a tractor and blue for … More CONSTRUCTION MACHINERY SECTOR LAUNCHES BADGES FOR BOBBIES