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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

Please note on the below dates regular services will be available at the Enquiry Office in December 2019:

  • 04122019
  • 07122019
  • 11122019 - open 1100-1530
  • 14122019
  • 18122019
  • 21122019
  • 28122019

January 2020

  • 04012020
  • 08012020
  • 11022020
  • 15012020
  • 18012020
  • 22012020
  • 25012020
  • 29012020

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.

JAN 2020

  • 11012020 0900-1300 (Closed 1300-1400) 1400-1700
  • 12012020 0900-1300 (Closed 1300-1400) 1400-1700
  • 15012020  0900-1730
  • 18012020  0900-1300/1400-1700
  • 19012020  0900-1300/1400-1700
  • 23012020  0900-1700
  • 27012020  0900-1700
  • 28012020  0900-1700

FEB 2020

  • 07022020  0800-1800
  • 09022020  0900-1300/1400-1700
  • 10022020  0800-1800
  • 11022020  0800-1800
  • 12022020  0800-1800
  • 13022020  0800-1800
  • 14022020  0800-1700
  • 18022020  0900-1730
  • 19022020  0800-1800
  • 21022020  0800-1800
  • 24022020  0800-1800
  • 25022020  0800-1800
  • 26022020  0800-1800
  • 29022020  0900-1300/1400-1700

MARCH 2020 

  • 02032020  0800-1800
  • 03032020  0800-1800
  • 04032020  0800-1800
  • 05032020  0800-1800
  • 09032020  0800-1730
  • 10032020  0800-1730
  • 11032020  0900-1730
  • 12032020  0800-1800
  • 13032020  0800-1800
  • 16032020  0800-1800
  • 17032020  0800-1730
  • 18032020  0900-1730
  • 19032020  0800-1730
  • 20032020  0900-1730
  • 27032020  0800-1800
  • 30032020  0800-1800
  • 31032020  0800-1800

 

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 

With effect from October 2019 Bridport access hours will move to Monday Wednesday and Friday 1000-1530hrs.

Please note:

Bridport Enquiry Office will be OPEN on the following dates January - April 2020 - Further updates will be advertised here:

  • 13012020
  • 20022020
  • 29012020
  • 05022020
  • 07022020
  • 12022020
  • 17022020
  • 19022020
  • 21022020
  • 06032020
  • 11032020
  • 20032020
  • 30032020
  • 06042020
  • 15042020
  • 17042020
  • 22042020

 

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.

 

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 below dates regular services will be available at the Enquiry Office in December 2019:

  • 02122019
  • 06122019 - 1000-1330
  • 09122019
  • 16122019
  • 20122019
  • 30122019

January 2020

  • 03012020
  • 06012020
  • 10012020
  • 17012020
  • 20012020
  • 24012020
  • 29012020

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:

 

DECEMBER 2019

  • 20122019 0800-1200/1300-1530
  • 23122019 0800-1300/1400-1530
  • 24122019 CLOSED
  • 30122019 0800-1530
  • 31122019 CLOSED

JANUARY 2020

  • 01012020 CLOSED
  • 02012020 0800-1730

 

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 below dates regular services will be available at the Enquiry Office in December 2019:

  • 03122019
  • 05122019
  • 10122019
  • 12122019
  • 17122019
  • 19122019
  • 27122019
  • 31122019

January 2020

  • 09012020 TBC
  • 14012020
  • 16012020
  • 21012020
  • 23012020
  • 30012020

 

 

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:

  • 07112019  0800-1630
  • 18122019  0800-1630
  • 20122019  0800-1530
  • 27122019  0800-1530
  • 07012020  0800-1630
  • 08012020  0800-1630

 

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****

2019 Public Holiday Station Accessibility

Christmas 2020 and New Year 2021 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

  • Good Friday 10042020 0900-1630
  • Saturday     11042020 0900-1730
  • Sunday       12042020 0900-1730
  • Monday BH  13042020 0900-1730

All other stations will be closed on these dates with exception to Weymouth 11042020 0900-1630 and Blandford 1000-1530.

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 - TBC
  • Date TBC

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 TBC
  • Date TBC

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.

****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.


Force Headquarters

Winfrith
Dorchester
Dorset
DT2 8DZ