Nottinghamshire Police officer holding SmartTag from SmartWater GroupLtd used to target off-road bike criminals.

Nottinghamshire Police latest force to adopt SmartTag identification spray to combat off-road bikers

People who ride off-road motorcycles illegally now face an additional threat from Nottinghamshire Police, as they have become the latest force to adopt SmartTagTM identification spray. The invisible spray will make it almost impossible for illegal riders to avoid capture. Concerned by an increase in crime and anti-social behaviour caused by people driving off-road vehicles…

FEATURE: Do the Police look for SmartWater?

Given that SmartWater products are near invisible to the naked eye, it is often asked of the SmartWater team, “Are the Police really looking for SmartWater?”. Put simply, SmartWater engage with police forces nationwide, offering SmartWater detection training and providing ultraviolet (UV) devices to be used in custody suites for SmartWater screening. The liquid fluoresces…

SmartWater-marked property recovered after Police search criminal’s address

A recent investigation by West Mercia Police saw a suspect’s address searched using UV detection torches and stolen property marked with SmartWater forensic liquid recovered. The investigation led to a 26-year old man arrested on suspicion of burglary. The arrest follows an investigation by Shifnal Safer Neighbourhood Team after two stolen quad bikes were recovered…

Stolen solar panels recovered thanks to SmartWater

Solar panels worth thousands of pounds have been recovered by police after they were marked with SmartWater. SmartWater, which already protects over 1 million solar panels across the UK, was instrumental in identifying the stolen panels. This came after more than 150 solar panels were stolen from a site in Deansford Lane in Kidderminster in…

SmartWater scheme sees 60% reduction in street drinking

A scheme to trace “super strength” alcohol using SmartWater forensic technology, stopping it reaching street drinkers, is to be extended in Wakefield city centre. Wakefield BID – which is funded by businesses to support and promote the city centre – has pledged its funding to continue into 2019 following this successful pilot in autumn in…