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Category: Metal Theft

Physical Security: BSIA releases useful guide to help tackle metal theft

Metal theft is a continuous problem in the United Kingdom and comes at a significant cost, with the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) estimating it to cost the UK economy £770 million a year. In light of this growing

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Security – Metal theft raid yields major haul

Hundreds of memorial plaques from churches and crematoriums, a statue of Christ and entire intact cross, a giant ornamental Oriental dragon statue and copper cabling were among a major haul of items seized by police in a raid on a

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Consequences of metal theft highlighted in new film by Crimestoppers

Crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers has launched a film highlighting its determination to continue its work in tackling metal thieves in the East Midlands. Nottinghamshire Police fully supports the short film, which features interviews with victims of and those affected by metal

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>Protective Security: Tackling The Issue of Metal Theft

>A new Crimestoppers campaign has been launched to tackle metal theft. Opportunistic criminals are targeting the community by stealing metal from houses, businesses and public premises. You can help by reporting any crime you see. Dangerous crime This crime can

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>Updated 4/1/12 – The MPS launches first ever dedicated unit to tackle metal theft

>Update 4/1/12 – Church metal theft cases reach record high in 2011 via the BBCUpdate 23/12/11 – News article in the Telegraph “Insurers urge radical security rethink following metal sculpture theft”.  The MPS is launching its first ever dedicated unit to tackle

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