Shepherd Communication and Security (SC&S) was selected as the Master Value-Added Reseller (MVAR) in New York State for SelectaDNA forensic marking technology. The announcement was made by CSI Protect, the exclusive distributor of SelectaDNA technology in North America.
As MVAR, SC&S is responsible for the development and management of a statewide Certified Dealer network to continuously increase market share of SelectaDNA technology across New York State. SC&S is also providing all technical, sales and marketing support to Certified Dealers.
The Technology Has Produced Reductions in Crime Averaging 40% to 86%
SelectaDNA utilizes universally unique synthetic forensic ID codes to stealthily mark and detect criminals, along with irrefutably linking them to specific crime scenes. The technology has produced reductions in crime averaging 40% to 86%. It has been in use for more than a decade in thirty-plus year and is now available in the United States.
The technology’s primary application for the electronic security industry is the Criminal Tagging System (CTS). The CTS integrates with intrusion, access control and video surveillance systems, and can be activated via panic button, money, clip, remote CCTV operators or automatically with sensors.
We’re pleased to be chosen to lead the introduction of this proven crime-fighting technology in New York State,” said Richard Ruzzo, managing partner of SC&S. “The capabilities of this technology are significant and will play a major role in further deterring criminal activity in New York State.”
“After an exhaustive search and review process, Shepherd Communication and Security was the clear and obvious choice to serve as the Master Value-Added Reseller for New York State,” said Joe Maltese, executive vice president of CSI Protect. “This partnership will accelerate our geographic reach and sales growth throughout New York State by providing security companies with proven technology that’ll enhance crime prevention outcomes for their clients.”
Recently Endorsed by the New York State Sheriffs’ Association
The technology was recently endorsed by the New York State Sheriffs’ Association, which will be utilizing SelectaDNA for its Criminal Suppression Initiative (CSI). The goal of the CSI effort is to aid sheriff offices’ efforts to combat burglary, robbery, theft and unauthorized access.
The co-founder, and current board member, of Milestone Systems, Henrik Friborg Jacobsen, is a major supporter of SelectaDNA technology and is Chief Advisor to CSI Protect as well as an investor in the company.
Shepherd has Proudly Served the Upstate NY Region Since 2007
Shepherd Communication and Security has proudly served its customers in the Upstate NY region since 2007. With three branches, 24×7 monitoring, numerous awards and technical certifications Shepherd Communication and Security is ready, willing and able to protect its customers home and businesses with best in class fire, surveillance, access control and perimeter alarm systems. Shepherd Communication and Security where our team is “Always on Guard”.
SelectaDNA is the Leading Forensic Marking Technology
SelectaDNA is the global leading forensic marking technology with a full range of property, infrastructure and offender marking solutions, using a completely secure and unique synthetic DNA technology. SelectaDNA, which is water-based and non-toxic, is proven to reduce theft and burglaries by up to 86%. SelectaDNA not only reduces crime but also enables law enforcement to link criminals to specific crime scenes and secure convictions.
CSI Protect is headquartered in Tequesta, Fla., and is the exclusive provider of SelectaDNA technology in the United States and Canada – providing full-service crime-fighting expertise to prevent and reduce crime, as well as aid law enforcement in the efficient, accurate identification and apprehension of criminals. For more information, click here to visit our info page.