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New counter measure from Gilgen protects buildings against attack

New counter measure from Gilgen protects buildings against attack

With unprecedented levels of global security following recent terrorist attacks, Gilgen Door Systems, manufacturers of the RolegardTM range of LPS1175 approved security shutters, has launched a unique SR5 rated shutter that combines the highest physical attack standard yet achieved in a security shutter with unrivalled ballistics and blast protection properties. Rolegard SR5-B is designed to help protect facilities against emerging threats such as hostile incursion and swarm attack.

Banham Group's new headquarters unveiled by the Rt Hon Iain Duncan Smith

Banham Group's new headquarters unveiled by the Rt Hon Iain Duncan Smith

The Banham Group, hosted their official launch party last night at their new multi-million pound development in Earlsfield, where the building was officially declared open by the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Iain Duncan Smith.

Operation Shield extended after 83 per cent drop in burglary

Operation Shield extended after 83 per cent drop in burglary

Operation Shield, Cheshire Police's wide reaching anti-burglary campaign using SelectaDNA, has been a huge success since its launch in March 2015.

The initiative, which has seen thousands of homes, shops and local businesses protected, has now been extended to include rural homes and schools. It was recently extended to the market town of Frodsham after success in other areas of the county which has seen burglary drop by up to 83%.

Devon Police celebrate 90 per cent drop in allotment thefts

Devon Police celebrate 90 per cent drop in allotment thefts

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

Codenamed Operation Slug, Devon and Cornwall Police are so pleased with the results that they are now hoping to expand the project.

Avocet receives Endurance endorsement

Avocet receives Endurance endorsement

Endurance® Doors has become the latest company to switch to Avocet's new ATK snap secure lock.

Greenwood’s Omnique Window Kit becomes First Fan to achieve Secured by Design Accreditation

Greenwood’s Omnique Window Kit becomes First Fan to achieve Secured by Design Accreditation

Greenwood’s revolutionary Omnique Window Fan has just become the first ever kitchen and bathroom extractor fan to achieve accreditation by Secured by Design, the official UK police flagship initiative which aims to ‘design out crime’ by encouraging innovative physical security products.

Automatrics Limited achieve success with their award-winning security products

Automatrics Limited achieve success with their award-winning security products

Automatrics Limited, have this year achieved what was believed impossible with the protection, tracking and recovery of stolen breaker attachments.

Plant security protection, with reliable electronic tracking devices, for construction machinery attachments, such as concrete breakers, crushers and buckets, has proven extremely difficult to fit due to the harsh work environments. The theft trends for this vulnerable, yet highly prized equipment, are on the way up, with attachment resale values achieving thousands of pounds. Attachments are often left unsecured and, once stolen, can be virtually impossible to trace. Criminals are therefore free to sell on stolen attachments with a somewhat lower risk of capture than, say, selling a stolen vehicle. This all makes machine attachments very attractive to criminals.

OWL community engagement system receives SBD accreditation

OWL community engagement system receives SBD accreditation

OWL was the first community engagement system to receive SBD accreditation and has played a part in burglary reductions of up to 45% in 3 years .

London man caught in SmartWater trap car 'sting'

London man caught in SmartWater trap car 'sting'

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

Introducing ATK

Introducing ATK

Avocet Hardware’s new ATK high security cylinder delivers Sold Secure Diamond, BSI TS007 3-star and Secured by Design rated security against lock snapping, bumping and drilling attack – and it does so with a standard key and a thumbturn lock.

Secure Mail Boxes from DAD Prevent Identity Theft

Secure Mail Boxes from DAD Prevent Identity Theft

When a London property management company received continual complaints from the residents of a London apartment building about theft of mail from the building's mailboxes, they looked for a robust, secure mailbox system that would prevent fishing and minimise vandalism. The answer was the fully SBD-accredited DAD009 from mailbox specialist DAD – the only mailbox to comply with the benchmark TS009 performance standard.

Avocet's European Debut

Avocet's European Debut

The great and the good of crime prevention in Europe gathered in Italy in October for the annual European Neighbourhood Watch Association (EUNWA) conference — and amongst a schedule packed to overflowing with renowned scientists, police experts and Neighbourhood Watch practitioners was Avocet Hardware's Clive Lloyd.