4.38 PM Tuesday 24 May 2016


The Force document library is currently being updated to enable improved availability, if you are unable to find what you are looking for please email policies@dorset.pnn.police.uk with your request.

Dorset Police has a rigorous process for monitoring, reviewing and creating Force Policy and Procedure.

A link to those Force policies and procedures that are suitable for publication can be found below, on this page.

Due to the nature of policing, some policies and procedures are 'restricted' and therefore only published internally.

All Dorset Police Policies and Procedures undergo appropriate processes prior to publication to ensure compliance to legislation.

All Policy and Procedure is considered in line with Dorset Polices' Visions and Values, our commitment to securing trust and confidence. legal basis and People, Confidence and Equality Impact Assessment.


Please follow this link (Consultation Page) to policies where we are presently seeking active consultation. If you have any views on these or any other Dorset Police policy please reply using our on-line form. All replies will be treated in confidence. On occasions we may seek further information on your views. If you do not wish to be contacted please mention this in your reply. Please state the name of the policy within your heading.

View our Policies here (in alphabetical order) :


Adobe PDF logoFor those documents saved in a portable document file format ( PDF) you will need an acrobat reader to view the documents.

You can download a free acrobat reader from Adobe by following this link >


Translations available logoYou can translate any page on this website into any of the languages listed below with Google. 

Follow this link to translate our home page into the language of your choice.

Automatic translations are provided by Google. Please be aware that these translations may not accurately reflect the original meaning of the pages.

 العربية     中文    Polski    Português   Русский    Español    Türkçe    Việt