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Please note that due to recent restrictions imposed and impact of COVID-19 to our teams, we are unable to sustain regular hours of access to our Enquiry offices.

Please check specified station link for up to date accessibility. 

Thank you for understanding and co-operation at this difficult time. 

Please select the station of your choice from the Main Station list on the Neighbourhood Policing front page.  

There will be listed regular service access hours and any variations that be be required for each month, against normal hours of service. 

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

In the event of the any such requirement 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 submitted 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 and any enquiries regarding this can be directed to the Counter Services Operations Manager via Enquiries@Dorset.pnn.police.uk

Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

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

 

Please use links to Stations and Enquiry Offices access times via the Neighbourhood Policing heading on our Dorset Police front page.

Salisbury Road
Blandford
DT11 7HR

Due to current government COVID guidance and staffing restrictions, there will be some changes to Station Desk Services across Dorset.

Regular Station Desk Office hours @ BLANDFORD are Wednesday and Saturday 1000-1530 hrs.

Additional dates of Enquiry Office service are as follows:

Mon 18.01.2021

Mon 25.01.2021

Frid 29.01.2021

Mon 01.02.2021

Frid 12.02.2021

Mon 15.02.2021

Frid 26.02.2021

Normal policing patrols will continue to be provided and alternative contact can be made using the online reporting services on our website, email to Enquiries@dorset.pnn.police.uk or enquiries via 101 for all non-emergency matters. 

For emergency incidents, harm or risk to life please call 999.

Apologies for any inconvenience and thank you for your co-operation.

 

501-507 Christchurch Road
BH1 4AE
Please note that the Boscombe Enquiry Office is CLOSED to the public. Please be assured that Police Officers will still be working in your area. If you wish to make a non-urgent enquiry, please either use the yellow telephone or dial 101 from any other telephone. For all emergency calls please call 999. Many thanks for your co-operation and apologies for any inconvenience.
Madeira Road
Bournemouth
Dorset
BH1 1QL

Due to current government guidance and staffing restrictions, there will be some disruption to Station Desk Services. Hours will be reviewed regularly based on required COVID control measures and staffing availability. Thank you for your patience and understanding.                    

Please note we have adjusted our opening times in JANUARY & FEBRUARY 2021 on the following dates below: 

Service runs from 0900-1730 on all dates in January & February with the below exceptions:

  • 28012021 0900-1300 - (Closed for lunch) - 1400-1700
  • 29012021 0900-1300 - (Closed for lunch) - 1400-1700
  • 30012021 0900-1300 - (Closed for lunch) - 1400-1700
  • 31012021 0900-1300 - (Closed for lunch) - 1400-1700
  • 01022021 CLOSED
  • 02022021 0900-1300 - (Closed for lunch) - 1400-1700
  • 08022021 0900-1300 - (Closed for lunch) - 1400 -1700
  • 09022021 0900-1300 - (Closed for lunch) - 1400 -1700
  • 17022021 0800-1700
  • 19022021 0800-1730
  • 22022021 0900-1300 - (Closed for lunch) - 1400-1700
  • 24022021 0800-1730

Regular Station Desk Office hours @ BOURNEMOUTH are Monday - Friday 0900-1800 hrs and Saturday & Sundays 0900-1730 hrs. Bank Holidays 0900-1730 hrs.

Normal policing patrols will continue to be provided when the Station Desk is closed and alternative contact can be made using the online reporting services on our website, email to enquiries@dorset.pnn.police.uk or via 101 for all non-emergency matters. 

When life or safety is at risk always dial 999.

Tannery Road
Bridport
DT6 3TP

Due to current government guidance and staffing restrictions, there will be some disruption to Station Desk Services. Hours will be reviewed regularly based on required COVID control measures and staffing availability. Thank you for your patience and understanding. 

Please note that until further notice, to assist with reduction of cross-pollination of staff and location, and assist with recent COVID travel restrictions safety measures, we are unable to open Bridport Enquiry Office, unless otherwise specified below. This will be reviewed end of February 2021.

Please use Weymouth Enquiry Office for required station attendance. Please refer to the Weymouth information page for access times.

Normal policing patrols will continue to be provided when the Station Desk is closed and alternative contact can be made using the online reporting services on our website, email to: enquiries@dorset.pnn.police.uk or dial 101 for all non-emergency matters. 

In the event of a person’s safety or life being at risk dial 999.

Once resumption of service occurs, regular Station Desk Office hours @ BRIDPORT will be Monday, Wednesday and Friday 10:00 - 15:30hrs

 

Clay Lane
Closed
Weymouth Avenue
Dorchester
DT1 1QZ

Please note that the Dorchester Enquiry Office is CLOSED to the public. Please be assured that Police Officers will still be working in your area. If you wish to make a non-urgent enquiry, please either use the yellow telephone or dial 101 from any other telephone. For all emergency calls please call 999. You may also wish to use our on-line services or email non-emergency enquiries to enquiries@Dorset.pnn.police.uk

Your nearest alternative police station is Weymouth Police Station Radipole Lane Weymouth DT4 9WW

Normal service access hours are: Monday to Friday 0800-1730hrs, Saturday 0900-1300 and 1400-1630hrs

Many thanks for your co-operation and apologies for any inconvenience.

Fire Station
Fairmile Road
Christchurch
BH23 2LB
Please note that the NPT Office is CLOSED to the public. Please be assured that Police Officers will still be working in your area. If you wish to make a non-urgent enquiry, please dial 101 from any telephone. For all emergency calls please call 999. Many thanks for your co-operation and apologies for any inconvenience.
Ameysford Road
Ferndown
BH22 9HQ

Please note that the Ferndown Enquiry Office is CLOSED to the public. Please be assured that Police Officers will still be working in your area. If you wish to make a non-urgent enquiry, please either use the yellow telephone or dial 101 from any other telephone. For all emergency calls please call 999. Many thanks for your co-operation and apologies for any inconvenience.

1 School Road
Gillingham
SP8 4QR

Due to current government guidance and staffing restrictions, there will be some disruption to Station Desk Services. Hours will be reviewed regularly based on required COVID control measures and staffing availability. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Please note that until further notice, to assist with reduction of cross-pollination of staff and location, and assist with recent COVID travel restrictions safety measures, we are unable to open Gillingham Enquiry Office. This will be reviewed end of February 2021.

Please use Blandford or Sherborne Enquiry Office for required station attendance. Please refer to the Blandford or Sherborne information page for access times.

Normal policing patrols will continue to be provided when the Station Desk is closed and alternative contact can be made using the online reporting services on our website, email to: enquiries@dorset.pnn.police.uk or dial 101 for all non-emergency matters.

In the event of a person’s safety or life being at risk dial 999.

Once resumption of service occurs, regular Station Desk Office hours @ GILLINGHAM will be Monday and Friday 1000-1530 hrs.

Joint Emergency Services Building
Wimborne Road
Poole
BH15 2BP

Due to current government guidance and staffing restrictions, there will be some disruption to Station Desk Services. Hours will be reviewed regularly based on required COVID control measures and staffing availability. Thank you for your patience and understanding. 

Please note that following the recent announcement from the Government we will be adjusting the opening hours as follows from 11.01.2021 until further notice:

Monday to Friday: 08:00 - 15:30hrs

Please note 15th February 2021 - 0800-1200 (Closed for lunch 1200-1300) 1300-1500hrs.

Regular Station Desk Office hours @ POOLE are Monday - Friday 08:00 - 17:30hrs and we will resume these hours as soon as is possible.

Normal policing patrols will continue to be provided when the Station Desk is closed and alternative contact can be made using the online reporting services on our website, email to Enquiries@dorset.pnn.police.uk or via 101 for all non-emergency matters. 
When life or safety is at risk always dial 999.

 

Granville Gardens
Shaftesbury
SP7 8DF
Please note that the Shaftesbury Enquiry Office is CLOSED to the public. Please be assured that Police Officers will still be working in your area. If you wish to make a non-urgent enquiry, please either use the yellow telephone or dial 101 from any other telephone. For all emergency calls please call 999. Many thanks for your co-operation and apologies for any inconvenience. Your nearest Enquiry office will be Blandford Police Station. Salisbury Road, Blandford, DT11 7HR Wednesday & Saturday 1000-1530hrs or Gillingham Police Station 1 School Road, Gillingham, SP8 4QR Monday & Friday 1000-1530hrs
Digby Road
Sherborne
DT9 3NL

Due to current government guidance and staffing restrictions, there will be some disruption to Station Desk Services. Hours will be reviewed regularly based on required COVID control measures and staffing availability. Thank you for your patience and understanding. 

Regular Station Desk Office hours @ SHERBORNE are Tuesday and Thursday 1000-1530 hrs.

Normal policing patrols will continue to be provided when the Station Desk is closed and alternative contact can be made using the online reporting services on our website, email to: enquiries@dorset.pnn.police.uk or dial 101 for all non-emergency matters. 

In the event of a person’s safety or life being at risk dial 999.

 

Brinsley Close
Sturminster Newton
Dorset
DT10 1EE
Please note that the Enquiry Office is CLOSED to the public. Please be assured that Police Officers will still be working in your area. If you wish to make a non-urgent enquiry, please either use the yellow telephone or dial 101 from any other telephone. For all emergency calls please call 999. Your nearest Enquiry office will be Blandford Police Station. Salisbury Road, Blandford, DT11 7HR Wednesday & Saturday 1000-1530hrs or Gillingham Police Station 1 School Road, Gillingham, SP8 4QR Monday & Friday 1000-1530hrs
Swanage Town Hall
High Street
Swanage
BH19 2NZ

Due to current climate and COVID-19 safety management guidelines, it has been necessary to close this reception point until further notice.

Thank you for your patience and understanding and apologise for any inconvenience caused.
Please use Poole Enquiry Office for required station attendance. Please refer to the Poole information page for access times.
Normal policing patrols will continue to be provided when the Reception Point is closed and alternative contact can be made using the online reporting services on our website, email to: enquiries@dorset.pnn.police.uk or dial 101 for all non-emergency matters.
In the event of a person’s safety or life being at risk dial 999.

Once resumption of service occurs, regular Reception hours @ Swanage Pathway will be:

From April to September: Monday and Friday 1000-1300 / LUNCH / 14:00-16:00hrs
From October to March: Monday and Friday 1000-1300 / LUNCH / 14:00-15:00hrs

Please note: Document production, court and police bail registration, sex offenders registration, and the surrender of firearms is not available at Swanage Pathway. For these services, please visit an alternative police station.


Police services available at the Reception Point at Swanage Pathway are: Handing in of found property, reporting of crime and incidents via 101 facility at the reception, NPT and Response Officer interviews and liaison with NPT officers.

Station Road
Verwood
BH31 7PU
Please note that the Verwood Enquiry Office is CLOSED to the public. Please be assured that Police Officers will still be working in your area. If you wish to make a non-urgent enquiry, please either use the yellow telephone or dial 101 from any other telephone. For all emergency calls please call 999. You can also use Dorset Police - Do it Online services from www.dorset.police.uk Many thanks for your co-operation and apologies for any inconvenience.
Worgret Road
Wareham
BH20 4PW
Please note that the Wareham Enquiry Office is CLOSED to the public. Please be assured that Police Officers will still be working in your area. If you wish to make a non-urgent enquiry, please either use the yellow telephone or dial 101 from any other telephone. For all emergency calls please call 999. Many thanks for your co-operation and apologies for any inconvenience.
Radipole Lane
Chickerell
Weymouth
DT4 9WW

Due to current government guidance and staffing restrictions, there will be some disruption to Station Desk Services. Hours will be reviewed regularly based on required COVID control measures and staffing availability. Thank you for your patience and understanding. 

Please note that from 11.01.2021 until further notice:

Monday to Friday: 08:00 - 15:30hrs
Saturday: 09:00 - 13:00 and 14:00 - 16:30hrs

Regular Station Desk Office hours @ WEYMOUTH are Monday - Friday 08:00 - 17:30hrs and Saturdays 09:00-1630hrs, we will resume these hours as soon as is possible.

Normal policing patrols will continue to be provided when the Station Desk is closed and alternative contact can be made using the online reporting services on our website, email to Enquiries@dorset.pnn.police.uk or via 101 for all non-emergency matters. 
When life or safety is at risk always dial 999.

Hanham Road
Wimborne
BH21 1AS
Please note that the Wimborne Enquiry Office is CLOSED to the public. Please be assured that Police Officers are still working in your area 24/7. If you wish to make a non-urgent enquiry, please either use the yellow telephone or dial 101 from any other telephone. For all emergency calls please call 999. Many thanks for your co-operation and apologies for any inconvenience.
599 Wimborne Road
Winton
Bournemouth
BH9 2AS
Please note that the Winton Enquiry Office is CLOSED to the public. Please be assured that Police Officers will still be working in your area. If you wish to make a non-urgent enquiry, please either use the yellow telephone or dial 101 from any other telephone. For all emergency calls please call 999. Many thanks for your co-operation and apologies for any inconvenience.

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 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

DUE TO CURRENT CLIMATE THE POLICE CONTACT POINT AT DORCHESTER LIBRARY IS TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

Please call 101 for non-urgent enquiries or 999 in an emergency situation.

You may also direct non-urgent enquiries to Enquiries@Dorset.pnn.police.uk

Thank you for your co-operation.

 

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


Ferndown Community Association - Barrington Centre Ferndown.

Monday - Saturday 1000-1200hrs

The Barrington Centre Ferndown

Neighbourhood Watch services and advice also available at this location.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS SERVICE HAS BEEN TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED DUE TO GOVERNMENT ADVICE REGARDING COVID-19.


Force Headquarters

Winfrith
Dorchester
Dorset
DT2 8DZ