After 15 years of membership, the leading supplier of property and offender marking, forensic coding and asset identification solutions, Selectamark have once again renewed their membership with the official police security initiative, Secured by Design (SBD).
Following vigorous product testing and auditing by an accredited third-party organisation, Selectamark have achieved SBD’s Police Preferred Specification (PPS) on their innovative Bicycle Security product and Secure Database Register known as ‘BikeRegister: The National Cycle Database’.
James Brown, Managing Director of Selectamark added: “We have been proud Secured by Design members since 2007, and in that time have provided our accredited solutions to thousands of clients to help protect them against acquisitive crime. Holding Secured by Design accreditation has been vital for us in gaining the support and trust of police forces across the UK, and we look forward to many more years of membership”.
Selectamark’s BikeRegister Database is used to record owner and bicycle details whilst providing 24/7 database access for the police, meaning that officers on the street can identify a bicycle’s owner within seconds.
BikeRegister also provides protection for buyers and sellers of second-hand bikes, who can check frame numbers via www.bikeregister.com/checker, to quickly confirm if it has previously been reported stolen.
Selectamark are dedicated to supplying products and solutions to help their customers deter theft and effectively identify and trace stolen property. They are proud to have been at the forefront of providing police and insurance recommended property marking solutions since 1985.
Since, Selectamark have helped countless homeowners, businesses, local authorities, hospitals and schools protect their property, marking over 75 million valuable items in the process.
Secured by Design is owned by the UK Police Service and works to improve the security of buildings and their immediate surroundings, with the specific aim to reduce crime and help people live more safely. SBD is the only way for companies to obtain police recognition for security-related products in the UK.
Selectamark’s ‘SelectaDNA Defense and Tagging Spray’ has proved hugely successful when used by the British Police Services to spray, tag and convict moped thieves, also helping to prevent those from using stolen mopeds to commit crimes such as robberies on pedestrians and ‘smash-and-grab’ robberies.
Their many other property marking products are aimed to protect a wide-range of items such as: items within the home, catalytic convertors, quad bikes, motorcycles, Marine and Watercraft Security, and many more. The full range of which can be found here: https://www.securedbydesign.com/member-companies/sbd-members?view=companydetail&account=0011i00000JpvkQAAR#bikeregister-using-selectamark-uv-blue-and-uv-clear-etching-compound-with-5mm-ch.
For over 30 years, Secured by Design’s product-based accreditation scheme – the Police Preferred Specification has and continues to provide a recognised standard for all security related products that can both deter and reduce crime. SBD work alongside a range of manufacturers and standards authorities to ensure that security standards are current and up to date with emerging criminal trends.
Based on the outskirts of London in Kent, Selectamark serves its customers both directly and through a growing network of overseas distributors and UK resellers. This family-owned, award-winning company has significantly grown in recent years as they continue to pride themselves on their top-quality, accredited products, alongside a dedicated customer service team and exceptionally valued and effective products.
Their hard work and dedication to crime reduction is clearly paying off as repeat business continues to grow for Selectamark, with more and more satisfied customers returning year after year.
Lyn Poole, Development Officer at Secured by Design commented: “I have had the opportunity to work with Selectamark since 2006 when I was a Crime Prevention and Problem-Solving Advisor within the Metropolitan Police. I now have the privilege of working with them as their Development Officer, they are always very approachable and display a can-do attitude. I’m so pleased they have renewed their membership for a further three years. I see them at most security exhibitions, so expect to see lots from them on our social media”.
Not only are Selectamark longstanding SBD members, but they are also members of the British Security Industry Association and hold ISO9001, ISO13001, AND ISO27001 accreditations for their Quality, Environment and Information Security management systems.
Secured by Design was established over 30 years ago and works with many partner organisations ranging from the Home Office, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, right through to local authorities, housing associations, architects, developers and manufacturers.
There are currently many hundreds of SBD member companies producing thousands of attack resistant crime prevention products across 30 different crime categories. See the full range of their member companies and their product categories here: https://www.securedbydesign.com/member-companies/accredited-product-search.
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