West Mercia Police give advice on preventing crime


Residents from Whitchurch were able to get advice on home security and how to securely mark tools for equine equipment at a recent rural action day.

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Norfolk Police reunites stolen motorcycle with owner


When Norfolk resident and motorbike enthusiast discovered her Honda cG125 had been stolen from outside her home address in Norwich on 7 January 2016 s...

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Telford steps up the fight against burglars


Parts of Telford will become no go areas for burglars thanks to a home security initiative being run by West Mercia Police and local company SmartWate...

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Local Council Goes Smart in a Bid to Catch Vandals


Sefton Council has installed crime-fighting and prevention technology, SmartWater, to CCTV posts in Litherland in a bid to tackle anti-social behaviou...

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SmartWater kits keep criminals at bay


Burglary in Croydon has dropped since police started giving residents an invisible liquid containing traceable forensic codes to mark valuables.

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School using a scientific approach to protect new labs


The Royal Latin School is taking a scientific approach to security at its new science facility.

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Shropshire village makes smart move to stop crime


Another Shropshire village has signed up to a police drive to prevent thefts and break-ins.

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Quarterly figures for forces in England and Wales released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show the Metropolitan Police (Met) has rec...

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Barefoot burglar caught 'green footed'


An operation to combat burglary across an area of Ludlow in Shropshire has had its first successful prosecution.

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Street Pastors Receive Security Upgrade


A new triage support vehicle being used by Shrewsbury Street Pastors in Shropshire has received a cutting-edge security upgrade from SmartWater.

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Drug dealer jailed following undercover operation


Cheltenham drug dealer Michael Chettle has been jailed for three years after police intercepted a package of heroin-filled handbags sent from India.

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Devon Police celebrate 90 per cent drop in allotment thefts


A police project aimed at reducing thefts from Exeter allotments has produced dramatic results.

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Latest SmartWater Village Announced


The South Worcestershire village of Cropthorne is taking proactive measures to combat residential burglary by becoming the latest ‘SmartWater vi...

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Burglaries halved in London borough


The London Borough of Barking and Dagenham has seen a decline in residential burglary since the introduction of SmartWater. 

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London man caught in SmartWater trap car ‘sting’


A man has been convicted of stealing from a car after he was sprayed with SmartWater.

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Every home in Shropshire town to receive SmartWater


A town in Shropshire will become the first in the country to become totally protected with SmartWater as part of a new West Mercia Police and Warwicks...

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Police in London deliver project's 60,000th SmartWater kit


60,000 homes in London have now signed up to a pioneering anti-burglary project being rolled out by the Metropolitan Police in partnership with SmartW...

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Gang jailed for railway cable thefts


A gang of men who stole more than £300,000 worth of cable from the railway network across West Yorkshire have been jailed.

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Sir Ian McKellen encourages Londoners to protect their property


Lord of the Rings and X-Men star Sir Ian McKellen is backing the Metropolitan Police's Operation MetTrace and encouraging Londoners to use SmartWater.

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SmartWater slashes burglary rates in part of Cheltenham by 75 per cent


Burglary rates have been slashed by three quarters in an area of Cheltenham following the distribution of SmartWater kits to residents.

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Sussex Search and Rescue protects life-saving equipment


Sussex Search and Rescue has announced that it is protecting vital and potentially life-saving equipment with SmartWater in order to deter would-be th...

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Partnership to combat stone thefts from churches


Ecclesiastical Insurance Group has partnered with SmartWater to help tackle the problem of stone thefts from churches.

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More London Boroughs begin SmartWater rollout


Thousands of households across Croydon, Newham and Lambeth are among the latest to be given SmartWater. 

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Highways England out to deter cable thieves


Highways England is using SmartWater on cables being laid along a 17-mile stretch of motorway between Sale and Rochdale to deter metal thieves.

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