At the recent IAATI European 2017 Training Conference held in Prague, IAATI (the International Association of Auto Theft Investigators) awarded this year’s Annual Achievement Award for a lifetime’s dedication to the job. The award, usually presented to recognise a particular operation or job, was this time in recognition of a long career of commitment and … More IAATI RECOGNISE DATATAG’S NICK MAYELL WITH LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
The Datatag Vehicle Identification Award Course, accredited with the IMI (Institute of the Motor Industry), was developed from a demand from operational Police officers needing a greater understanding of what they were looking at when stopping vehicles. The course covers most aspects of detailed vehicle identification and appeals to a wide range of law enforcement … More DATATAG VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION COURSE RECEIVES POSITIVE FEEDBACK
Datatag’s Nick Mayell, recently described by IAATI President Mr JD Hough as the world’s leading authority on heavy equipment identification, has been in New York delivering training to the city’s officers on that very topic. Nearly 40 officers from the NYPD were joined by colleagues from as far as Mexico the Dominican Republic and Jamaica … More DATATAG CALLED TO TRAIN NYPD!
Nick Mayell, Datatag’s Police Liaison and Training Officer, gave valuable assistance which enabled a North Yorkshire constabulary police officer to identify a stolen Bomag roller. In late March Nick Mayell received a call from PC Ben Astin, who had recently attended one of the accredited AITS police training courses which Nick teaches, after he pulled … More NICK MAYELL ASSISTS OFFICER IDENTIFY STOLEN BOMAG
When the Police find a machine they believe to be stolen but which has been completely stripped of any identifying marks there’s only one person they turn to – Datatag’s resident Sherlock Holmes, Nick Mayell. Nick has decades of experience sniffing out the truth when it comes to plant and machinery and anything he doesn’t … More DATATAG CALLED TO HELP IDENTIFY RECOVERED JCB
Interpol – the largest international police organization in the world with 190 member countries – in collaboration with the Spanish National Police and Datatag, has been providing training on illegal vehicular traffic and how to stop it in the port of Algeciras. The course has been aimed at agents working in the field to advance … More DATATAG AND INTERPOL DELIVER TRAINING TO FRONT LINE OFFICERS
When Interpol call you know something’s up. And so it was in October this year when Datatag’s Nick Mayell received a call regarding a Caterpillar 972. Interpol were assisting the Spanish police in identifying a suspect machine and had drawn a blank so turned to Nick for help. With years of knowledge in this field … More DATATAG QUICK WORK ASSISTS INTERPOL WITH PLANT RECOVERY