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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. **

 

The following Police Stations are available

Salisbury Road,
Blandford,
DT11 7HR

Wednesday & Saturday 1000-1530hrs

  •  29th May 2019 - Closed until 1230hrs.

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: 20th & 21st May closing at 1730hrs

 

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 be closed on the following dates.
  •  
  • 4th  18th  25th  May 2019
  • 1st  15th 20th 22nd  27th and 29th June 2019
  • 6th 20th and 27th July 2019
  • 3rd August 2019
  • Weymouth Police Enquiry Office will be accessible to assist with your enquiries between 0800 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.

 

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:

  • 15042019
  • 19042019
  • 22042019
  • 06052019
  • 13052019 1000-1300hrs only
  • 27052019

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

Please Note:

Adjusted Service Hours on dates below:

 

  • 8th May closing 1630hrs
  • 9th May closing 1530hrs
  • 10th May closing 1630hrs

 

 

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:

  • 16042019
  • 30042019
  • 09052019
  • 14052019
  • 23052019
  • 28052019
  • 06062019
  • 11062019
  • 20062019
  • 25062019

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 0800-1600hrs

Saturday 0900-1300/1400-1630hrs

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

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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