Datatag welcomes Vincent Lane as its new Police Liaison and Training Officer

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

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

CELEBRATING TWO NEW CESAR CHAMPIONS

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

LATEST RECIPIENT OF THE CESAR CHAMPION AWARD

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

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