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

STAFFORDSHIRE POLICE FEATURE – Calls for drivers to check their vehicles are safe to drive following road policing operation

Staffordshire Police is calling on motorists to check their vehicles are safe to drive after a road policing operation at Norton Canes last week saw almost half of people stopped were breaking the law. Officers carrying out the operation, which took place on Thursday 2 July on the A5, targeted vehicles including vans, motorbikes and … More STAFFORDSHIRE POLICE FEATURE – Calls for drivers to check their vehicles are safe to drive following road policing operation

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

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

CESAR SUPPORTS UK POLICE FORCES AT PLANTWORX

Police officers from across the UK attended a special training event on the opening morning of the biannual Plantworx Exhibition recently. The show, at its new venue of the East of England Showground, Peterborough, Has a huge product showcase and an exciting mix of live demonstrations and working machinery and saw visitors from across the … More CESAR SUPPORTS UK POLICE FORCES AT PLANTWORX

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

Feature article in Spire FM – INCREASING NUMBER OF ATV’S & QUAD BIKES STOLEN IN WILTSHIRE

Source: https://www.spirefm.co.uk/news/local-news/2846653/increasing-number-of-atvs–quad-bikes-stolen-in-wiltshire/ Owners are urged to review their security as Police investigate yet more thefts of off-road vehicles. There’s a renewed warning and fresh advice after a worrying increase in the amount of Quad bike and ATV thefts happening in Wiltshire. ATV & QUAD THEFT INCREASE A spokesperson at Wiltshire Police have has told Spire … More Feature article in Spire FM – INCREASING NUMBER OF ATV’S & QUAD BIKES STOLEN IN WILTSHIRE