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

CONSTRUCTION MACHINERY SECTOR LAUNCHES BADGES FOR BOBBIES

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

TACKLING THEFT WITH CESAR TAGGED MACHINES AT THE RITCHIE BROS UK 18TH JUNE 2020 AUCTION

Peter Haddock of Content With Media talks about how the CESAR tagging scheme is becoming more prominent on used equipment and how Ritchie Bros. helps new owners to transfer their details to DataTag who administer the scheme. For more information on buying and selling with Ritchie Bros, visit http://www.rbauction.com

DATATAG CONTINUE ITS SECURED BY DESIGN ACCREDITATION

Datatag ID renewed their membership with Secured by Design (SBD), the national police crime prevention initiative, recently and looks to expand the range accredited products. Accreditation with SBD requires products to be subjected to rigorous testing and additionally be fully certificated by an independent, third-party certification body accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) … More DATATAG CONTINUE ITS SECURED BY DESIGN ACCREDITATION

Feature Article in County Gazette – DORSET POLICE ISSUE WARNING AS ATV AND UTV THEFTS RISE

Source: https://www.somersetcountygazette.co.uk Dorset Police Rural Crime Team are urging owners of ATVs and UTVs to take action following an increase in thefts across the county. During December there have been 11 vehicles stolen from rural areas, taking the total during 2019 across Dorset up to 29 ATVs and seven UTVs. The police have put together … More Feature Article in County Gazette – DORSET POLICE ISSUE WARNING AS ATV AND UTV THEFTS RISE

Exclusive CESAR-IT Day

This exclusive CESAR-IT Day will take place on Friday 11th October. Gloucestershire Constabulary’s Rural Crime Team in partnership with CESAR Dealer Tallis Amos Group in Bibury will be holding a CESAR-It day. This day will give the rural community a chance to bring any of their agricultural machines to the TAG depot to have CESAR … More Exclusive CESAR-IT Day

DATATAG HELP CONVICT FIVE CAREER CRIMINALS

After an 8 week trial five known criminals with a long history of previous offences were convicted of handling stolen goods and money laundering. Paul Granger, Patrick Jenkins, Charlie Granger, Raymond Dyer and Jack Granger were all found guilty after a case that was initiated by Datatag’s Police Liaison and Training Officer Nick Mayell, back … More DATATAG HELP CONVICT FIVE CAREER CRIMINALS

Feature Article in Dorset Echo – POLICE ISSUE WARNING OVER RISE IN QUAD BIKE THEFTS

Source: https://www.dorsetecho.co.uk/news/17630121.police-issue-warning-over-rise-in-quad-bike-thefts/ Owners of All Terrain Vehicles have been warned by Dorset Police’s Rural Crime Team about a rise in quad bikes being stolen in the last week. The team has made a list of security measures to secure your vehicles. Keep your vehicle in a lockable garage or building, remove the keys and keep … More Feature Article in Dorset Echo – POLICE ISSUE WARNING OVER RISE IN QUAD BIKE THEFTS

Feature Article in Farmers Weekly – EXCLUSIVE SURVEY: WHAT FARMERS SAY ABOUT RURAL CRIME

RELENTLESS RISE’ IN QUAD BIKE THEFTS More than one-third of people (37%) who completed our survey said they had been a victim of quad bike theft over the past three years. Responding to this finding in our survey, Clive Harris, NFU Mutual’s agricultural vehicle specialist, explains there has been a “relentless rise” in thieves stealing … More Feature Article in Farmers Weekly – EXCLUSIVE SURVEY: WHAT FARMERS SAY ABOUT RURAL CRIME