Machinery Guide for Police and Law Enforcement

This handbook has been created to help police officers and law enforcement agencies easily locate the correct VIN/identification numbers on the UK's 17 most stolen machines.

It is available for download as a PDF document, by filling in the online form below. A link to download the PDF will be emailed to you, which can then be viewed on a smart phone, iPad, laptop or PC. Please make sure all the fields are completed as we are unable to complete your registration otherwise.

This handbook provides information on:

  • Generic model names
  • Manufacturer's model range and usual OEM colour for the manufacturer
  • Similar manufacturer(s) model makes
  • General use of the specific machine i.e. Construction and/or Farming
  • Manufacturers contact information
  • Confirmation of date started of factory/retro fit of the Official CESAR and Datatag Systems / Technologies.

The stolen equipment database can be accessed by Police by calling Datatag on 0044 (0)207 230 7290 24 hours a day! or email:

Datatag's Police Liaison & Training staff are there to help you.

Datatag CESAR Machinery Guide
Please select which guide you would like:

The Construction & Agricultural Equipment Security and Registration Scheme