Dorset Police has launched a new interactive web portal
that provides a wealth of crime prevention advice and tips on areas
such as protecting your home and property, securing your business
and preventing rural crime.
This Crime Prevention Portal has been
produced to provide you with key information to help reduce your
chances of becoming a victim of crime.
Simply click on the relevant button below to view crime
prevention advice and guidance for that area.
Please follow our advice to help keep yourself safe and to
reduce the chances of becoming a victim of crime.
In 1829 the opening speech made by the first
Commissioner of Police included the comment that "The primary
object of an efficient Police force is the prevention of crime, the
next that of detection and punishment of offenders. To those ends
all the efforts of the police must de directed. "
Dorset Police strives to continue that concept by working in
partnership with the community to not only make Dorset Safer,
but also to make it feel Safer.
We place a great emphasis on trying to stop crime happening.
Crime Prevention starts at home and often it is not complicated.
Many criminals are opportunists.
Take a look through the links above to see if you can take
simple steps to prevent yourself becoming a victim.
Your local Safer Neighbourhood Teams are trained to give basic
advice on protecting your home and property.
Dorset Police also employs specially trained
Crime Prevention and Design Advisors who are more than
willing to give advice and help. As well as their Training in Crime
Prevention, the advisors are qualified Crime Prevention Design
Advisors operating under the ACPO Secured By
Design scheme. They are all Accredited Assessors under the
Working together in partnership, we can make positive steps to
stop you becoming a victim of crime.