Dorset Police Transport
Department is committed to providing and managing vehicles and
equipment that meet the operational needs of the Force. Key
resource strategies are in place to ensure that the right people,
equipment and vehicles are in the right place at the right
The Transport department have three centres of operation
strategically placed to service demand.
- Winfrith HQ – Fleet Management
- Ferndown HQ – Vehicle Maintenance
- Weymouth HQ – Vehicle Maintenance
The Transport department is responsible for
the repair, maintenance and management of approximately 450
vehicles plus associated equipment.
Our fleet travel approximately 7.5
million miles per year (which works out to more than 20,000 miles a
day!) and uses in excess of 958,000 litres of fuel per year.
Over 20 manufacturers supply
vehicles to the Force, although only two or three supply 80% of the
vehicles in any specific role. 85% percent of the fleet are
Dorset Police Transport Department are one of
the first in the country to receive the ISO
9001:2000 accreditation (now 9001:2008) - please follow this link for more information
about the ISO