AWARD SUCCESS FOR RURAL CRIME TASKFORCE – THAMES VALLEY

The Thames Valley Rural Crime Taskforce is the second winner of a prestigious national award from the Construction Equipment Association for being the most proactive rural crime team in the UK. The Rob Oliver Award, for excellence in the fight against construction plant and agricultural machinery theft, was awarded to the taskforce for being the … More AWARD SUCCESS FOR RURAL CRIME TASKFORCE – THAMES VALLEY

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

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

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

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