SelectaDNA and how it works!



With the Police doing a drive in the local area on SelectaDNA kits, it is a great opportunity to get more information and find out how you can mark and identify your valuable property using an invisible ultra-violet (UV) solution that includes a unique synthetic DNA code.
Acting Assistant Commissioner Richard Chambers says the kits are being distributed at identified burglary ‘hot-spots’ across the three Auckland Police districts.
“They will go to a range of residential urban victims of previous burglaries in Ranui and Onehunga and rural residents in Pukekohe, Waiuku and Tuakau.
“The kits are being supplied free of charge by Auckland Council through its Community Development and Safety team to try and ensure those who have been burgled in the past, use this simple technique to mark property and can identify any recovered goods in the event they are burgled again.”
Councillor George Wood says anyone who has been burgled will understand that feeling of powerlessness and feeling unsafe in their home.
“That’s something council is committed to working with Police to change. These kits are just one tool but anything that supports residents to be and feel safe is well worth the investment.”

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