POLICE evaluation of a crime reduction campaign using SelectaDNA in Rotterdam has recently been announced and robbery figures have been reduced by a massive 65%.
The Amsterdam scheme uses SelectaDNA’s intruder spray which has been installed in luxury boutiques and jewellers. Altogether, 20 streets in the centre of the city have been declared a ‘SelectaDNA-protected’ zone by Police.
Once activated, the DNA spray emits a burst of hi-tech forensic solution onto the offenders. The solution contains a UV tracer and a unique DNA code, linking them irrefutably to the scene of the crime.
Traces of the DNA solution can be taken from the skin, hair and clothing of offenders, and sent away for forensic analysis to prove that they have broken into a particular premises. Although invisible and harmless, the UV and DNA will remain on an offender for weeks - clinging to fibres and sitting in creases of the skin.
Police routinely scan for traces of SelectaDNA in custody suites, and if they find it, it will help Police to obtain a conviction.
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