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Please select one of the below station links, to identify the counter services hours of opening.

These may, on occasion, be varied, dependent on short notice absences, or unforeseen circumstances.

In the event of any short notice closures, or necessary adjustments to the normally anticipated hours of service, please contact us using either the Force on-line services for all non-emergency or non-urgent enquiries, or use the template forms available to report non-life threatening or non-emergency crimes.

These reports are reviewed on a daily basis and your enquiry/report will begin process within 24 hours. All efforts will be made by one of our contact management officers to update you of receipt and progress.

Alternatively, please dial 101 and follow directions provided.

If you are reporting a life-threatening matter or an incident where a crime is in progress, please dial 999.

During Counter Services closure, uniformed patrol officers remain on duty, working from these locations.

Thank you for your co-operation and any enquiries regarding this can be directed to the Counter Services Operations Manager via Enquiries@Dorset.pnn.police.uk

**Please note - no dogs are permitted in our stations, with the exception of assistance dogs.**

 

**Please note station opening times list for access hours. Some may vary to normally achieved hours. Apologies for any inconvenience. Normal Policing patrols will continue for all areas. For non-emergency please use alternative contact options such as 101 or use our on-line contact service. Thank You. **

***During the period of 20.07.2019 until 04.08.2019 Operation Aztec will permit persons wishing to surrender unlicensed or unwanted firearms to one of the Police Station Enquiry Offices, during advertised opening times only. Please ensure you allow at least one hour for processing on arrival, before the advertised closing time of that station. Thank you for your co-operation.***

 

The following Police Stations are available

Salisbury Road,
Blandford,
DT11 7HR

Wednesday & Saturday 1000-1530hrs

Please note Blandford Enquiry Office will be closed 8th June 2019.

Normal policing patrols continue to be provided and alternative contact can be made using the online reporting services on our website, or enquiries via 101. Apologies for any inconvenience.

 

Please be advised that if reporting issues such as road traffic collisions or accidents, reporting crime, Section 165 vehicle seizure release or attending for sex offenders registration, these incidents may take up to an hour for complete process. Please ensure to arrive at least an hour before advertised closure time to allow officers to assist you. Thank you.

Bournemouth Police Custody & Enquiries

Madeira Road

Bournemouth

BH1 1QL

Monday-Friday 0900-1800hrs

Saturday & Sunday 0900-1730hrs

Public Holidays 0900-1630/1700hrs - Please check the website for service hours for all stations.

Please Note: 

Access times adjustments will be shown here.

  • JULY 2019
  • 15072019  0900-1630
  • 16072019  0900-1630
  • 17072019  0900-1630
  • 28072019  0900-1300  Re-open 1400-1700
  • AUGUST 2019
  • 13082019 0900-1630
  • 14082019 0900-1630
  • 15082019 0900-1630
  • 23082019 0900-1630
  • 28082019 0900-1730
  • SEPTEMBER 2019
  • 04092019  0900-1630
  • 05092019  0900-1630
  • 06092019  0900-1630
  • 12092019  0900-1700
  • 18092019  0900-1700
  • 20092019  0900-1700
  • 23092019  0900-1630
  • 24092019  0900-1630
  • 25092019  0900-1730
  • 16092019  0900-1700
  • OCTOBER 2019
  • 25102019  0900-1630

 

Normal policing patrols continue to be provided and alternative contact can be made using the online reporting services on our website, or enquiries via 101. Apologies for any inconvenience.

 

 

Please be advised that if reporting issues such as road traffic collisions or accidents, reporting crime, Section 165 vehicle seizure release or attending for sex offenders registration, these incidents may take up to an hour for complete process. Please ensure to arrive at least an hour before advertised closure time to allow officers to assist you. Thank you.

510 - 507 Christchurch Road
Bournemouth
Dorset
BH1 4AF

 

By Appointment ONLY

Normal policing patrols will continue to be provided and alternative contact can be made using the online reporting services on our website, or enquiries via 101. Apologies for any inconvenience.

Tannery Road,
Bridport, 
DT6 3TP

Tuesday Thursday & Saturday 1000-1530hrs. 

Please note:

  • Bridport Enquiry Office will only be open on the following dates in July and August 2019.
  • 18th 23rd and 27th July
  • 20th 29th and 31st August - further dates may become available.
  • Weymouth Police Enquiry Office will be accessible to assist with your enquiries between 0900 and 1630hrs.
  • Officers remain to patrol from this police station during this period.
  • For any emergency or life threatening situation please ensure to dial 999.
  • September and October dates will be advertised soon.

 

Alternative contact can be made using the online reporting services on our website, or enquiries via 101. Apologies for any inconvenience.

Please be advised that if reporting issues such as road traffic collisions or accidents, reporting crime, Section 165 vehicle seizure release or attending for sex offenders registration, these incidents may take up to an hour for complete process. Please ensure to arrive at least an hour before advertised closure time to allow officers to assist you. Thank you.

1 School Road,
Gillingham,
SP8 4QR

Monday & Friday 1000-1530hrs

Please Note - On the following dates there will be no Enquiry Office Counter Service:

    Normal policing patrols will continue to be provided and alternative contact can be made using the online reporting services on our website, or enquiries via 101. Apologies for any inconvenience.

    Please be advised that if reporting issues such as road traffic collisions or accidents, reporting crime, Section 165 vehicle seizure release or attending for sex offenders registration, these incidents may take up to an hour for complete process. Please ensure to arrive at least an hour before advertised closure time to allow officers to assist you. Thank you.

    Wimborne Road,
    Poole,  
    BH15 2BP

    Monday - Friday 0800-1730hrs

    Adjusted Service Hours on dates below:

    • 02082019  0800-1600
    • 16082019  0800-1200 Closed 1200-1300. Re-open1300-1530.
    • 20082019  0800-1630
    • 21082019  0800-1630
    • 22082019  0800-1630
    • 23082019  0800-1630
    • 24082019  0800-1200/1300-1500
    • 25082019  0800-1630
    • 26082019  0800-1630
    • 16102019  0800-1200/1300-1500
    • 22102019  0800-1200/1300-1500

     

    In emergency dial 999 or use 101 or yellow phone outside station entrance to speak with a Police Call Handling Officer. Thank you.

    Normal policing patrols will continue to be provided and alternative contact can be made using the online reporting services on our website, or enquiries via 101.

    Please be advised that if reporting issues such as road traffic collisions or accidents, reporting crime, Section 165 vehicle seizure release or attending for sex offenders registration, these incidents may take up to an hour for complete process. Please ensure to arrive at least an hour before advertised closure time to allow officers to assist you. Thank you.

    Digby Road,
    Sherborne,
    DT9 3NL

    Tuesday & Thursday 1000-1530hrs

    PLEASE NOTE - On the following dates there will be no Enquiry Office Counter Services:

     

    • Normal policing patrols will continue to be provided and alternative contact can be made using the online reporting services on our website, or enquiries via 101. Apologies for any inconvenience.

    Please be advised that if reporting issues such as road traffic collisions or accidents, reporting crime, Section 165 vehicle seizure release or attending for sex offenders registration, these incidents may take up to an hour for complete process. Please ensure to arrive at least an hour before advertised closure time to allow officers to assist you. Thank you.

    Radipole Lane Chickerell,
    Weymouth,
    DT4 9WW

    Monday - Friday 0800-1630hrs

    Saturday 0900-1300/1400-1630hrs

    Please note: On the following dates there will be a variation to Counter Services Enquiry Office access times:

    • JULY
    • 12072019 0900-1500
    • 22072019 0900-1630
    • 23072019 0900-1630
    • 24072019 0900-1630
    • 25072019 0900-1630
    • 26072019 0900-1600

     

    • AUGUST
    • 02082019 0900-1600
    • 03082019 CLOSED
    • 05082019 0900-1200 Re-open 1300-1600
    • 09082019 0900-1600
    • 15082019 0900-1200 Re-open 1300-1600
    • 16082019 0900-1200 Re-open 1300-1600
    • 19082019 0900-1630
    • 20082019 0900-1630
    • 28082019 0900-1200 Re-open 1300-1600
    • 29082019 0800-1630
    • 30082019 0900-1200 Re-open 1300-1600

     

    Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused. 

    Normal policing will continue to be maintained in the area and alternative contact can be made using the online reporting services on our website, or enquiries via 101. In the event of any life-threatening or emergency situation, please call 999. Thank you.

    Please be advised that if reporting issues such as road traffic collisions or accidents, reporting crime, Section 165 vehicle seizure release or attending for sex offenders registration, these incidents may take up to an hour for complete process. Please ensure to arrive at least an hour before advertised closure time to allow officers to assist you. Thank you.

    Swanage is a Reception Point shared with the Town Council, in the Town Hall annexe.

    Normal hours between April and September: Monday – Friday, 1000-1500hrs.

    Normal hours between October and March: Monday - Friday, 1000-1400hrs.

    Please Note:

    Normal policing patrols are provided and alternative contact can be made using the online reporting services on our website, or enquiries via 101. Apologies for any inconvenience.

    ****PLEASE NOTE DOCUMENT PRODUCTION, ROAD TRAFFIC COLLISIONS, BAIL SIGNING, SECTION 165 PRODUCTION & SEX OFFENDERS REGISTRATIONS CAN NOT BE PERFORMED AT THIS LOCATION****

    2018 - 2019 Public Holiday Station Accessibility

    All Counter Services Enquiry Offices will be closed 25122019.

    Opening hours 24122019-02012019 as follows:

    • Poole - closed between 25th-29th December. Closed 01012020
    • Bournemouth - 26th & 27th Dec December 2019 0900-1630hrs/28th-31st December 2019 0900-1730hrs/1st January 2020 0800-1800hrs.
    • Weymouth - TBC
    • Bridport - TBC
    • Gillingham - TBC
    • Sherborne - TBC
    • Blandford - TBC
    • Swanage Reception - TBC 

     

    Please note: All other times, stations will be accessible as per normal advertised hours.

    Please be assured that officers will still be patrolling in your neighbourhoods and for any emergency incident please dial 999.

    For any non-urgent/non-emergency matters call 101, or please use on-line reporting services at dorset.police.uk/do-it-online/

    • Bournemouth Enquiry Office 0900-1630hrs
    • Friday 19th April and Monday 22nd April

    All other stations will be closed.

    Please note: All other times, stations will be accessible as per normal advertised hours.

    Please be assured that officers will still be patrolling in your neighbourhoods and for any emergency incident please dial 999.

    For any non-urgent/non-emergency matters call 101, or please use on-line reporting services at dorset.police.uk/do-it-online/

    • Bournemouth Enquiry Office 0900-1630hrs
    • Monday 6th May 2019

    All other stations will be closed.

    Please note: All other times, stations will be accessible as per normal advertised hours.

    Please be assured that officers will still be patrolling in your neighbourhoods and for any emergency incident please dial 999.

    For any non-urgent/non-emergency matters call 101, or please use on-line reporting services at dorset.police.uk/do-it-online/

    • Bournemouth Enquiry Office 0900-1630hrs
    • Monday 27th May 2019

    All other stations will be closed.

    Please note: All other times, stations will be accessible as per normal advertised hours.

    Please be assured that officers will still be patrolling in your neighbourhoods and for any emergency incident please dial 999.

    For any non-urgent/non-emergency matters call 101, or please use on-line reporting services at dorset.police.uk/do-it-online/

    • Bournemouth Enquiry Office 0900-1630hrs
    • Monday 26th August 2019

    All other stations will be closed.

    Please note: All other times, stations will be accessible as per normal advertised hours.

    Please be assured that officers will still be patrolling in your neighbourhoods and for any emergency incident please dial 999.

    For any non-urgent/non-emergency matters call 101, or please use on-line reporting services at dorset.police.uk/do-it-online/


    Police Contact Points

    Please note that these are enquiry contact points and traffic offences, document productions, police or court bail, Sex Offender registration and Section 165 Vehicle Seizures CANNOT be handled here. Firearms (and associated ammunition) and weapons CANNOT be accepted at a Contact Point. Please attend one of the Police Counter Services Enquiry Offices at the above police stations.

     

    All written correspondence should be sent to Winfrith HQ. Contact points are "personal visit only" sites and cannot be used as postal addresses.

    The following Police Contact Points and Community Contact Points are available

    Charles St
    Dorchester
    Dorset
    DT1 1EF

    Monday, Wednesday and Thursdays 1000-1300hrs

    The Contact Point may also be called for advice on 01305 266120 during advertised service hours only. Outside of these hours please call 101 for non-urgent enquiries or 999 in an emergency situation.


    Ferndown Community Association - Barrington Centre Ferndown.

    Monday - Saturday 1000-1200hrs

    The Barrington Centre Ferndown

    Neighbourhood Watch services and advice also available at this location.


    Force Headquarters

    Winfrith
    Dorchester
    Dorset
    DT2 8DZ

     

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