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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 guidance and staffing restrictions, there will be some disruption to Station Desk Services. Please note below for anticipated dates where services will be available between 1000-1530hrs.

  • 08072020
  • 11072020
  • 15072020
  • 18072020
  • 22072020
  • 25072020
  • 29072020
  • 01082020
  • 05082020
  • 08082020
  • 12082020
  • 15082020
  • 19082020
  • 22082020
  • 26082020
  • 29082020

Please be assured we will continue to review our services and possible provision on a daily basis and appreciate the public’s understanding at this time.

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.

Regular service hours of Wednesday & Saturday 1000 - 1530 hrs will resume as soon as possible.

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.

Regular service hours of Monday to Friday 0900 – 1800 hrs Saturday & Sunday 0900 – 1730 hrs will resume as soon as possible.

On the below dates closure times vary from regular service hours, as detailed:

AUGUST 2020:

  • 05082020 0900-1730
  • 06082020 0900-1730
  • 07082020 0900-1300/1400-1700
  • 08082020 0900-1300/1400-1700
  • 09082020 0900-1300/1400-1700
  • 10082020 0900-1730
  • 11082020 0900-1730
  • 12082020 0900-1730
  • 17082020-19082020 0800-1800
  • 24082020-28082020 0800-1800
  • 31082020 0900-1630

 

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.

Regular service hours of Monday to Friday 0900 – 1800 hrs Saturday & Sunday 0900 – 1730 hrs will resume as soon as possible.

Tannery Road
Bridport
DT6 3TP

Due to current government guidance and staffing restrictions, there will be some disruption to Station Desk Services.

Bridport Enquiry Office dates are as follows:

  • 22072020 1000-1530
  • 24072020 CLOSED
  • 27072020 CLOSED
  • 29072020 CLOSED
  • 31072020 CLOSED
  • 03082020 CLOSED
  • 05082020 1000-1530
  • 07082020 CLOSED
  • 10082020 1000-1530
  • 12082020 1000-1530
  • 14082020 CLOSED
  • 17082020 - 24082020 CLOSED
  • 26082020 1000-1530

Please refer to access service times @ Weymouth Police Station Enquiry Office, for alternative location enquiry office services. 

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.

Regular service hours of Monday Wednesday & Friday 1000-1530 hrs will resume as soon as possible.

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 0900-1300/1400-1630hrs

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.

Please note below for anticipated dates where services at Gillingham station will be available between 1000-1530hrs:

  • 13072020
  • 24072020
  • 27072020
  • 07082020
  • 10082020
  • 21082020
  • 24082020
  • 31082020 Closed Bank Holiday

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.

Regular service hours of Monday & Friday 1000 – 1530 hrs will resume as soon as possible.      

Joint Emergency Services Building
Wimborne Road
Poole
BH15 2BP

Please note due to current health guidance and impact on staffing levels Poole Enquiry Office will provide accessible services between 0800-1200 and 1300-1530 Monday to Friday.

On certain dates it will be possible to maintain services between 1200-1300 also.

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.

Regular service hours of Monday - Friday 0800-1730 will resume as soon as possible.

 

 

 

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.

Please note below for anticipated dates where services at Sherborne station will be available between 1000-1530hrs:

  • 07072020
  • 09072020
  • 14072020
  • 16072020
  • 21072020
  • 23072020
  • 28072020
  • 30072020
  • 04082020
  • 06082020
  • 11082020
  • 13082020
  • 18082020
  • 20082020
  • 25082020
  • 27082020
  • 01092020

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.

Regular  service hours of Tuesday & Thursday 1000 – 1530 hrs will resume as soon as possible.

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 GUIDE LINES, IT HAS BEEN NECESSARY TO CLOSE THIS RECEPTION POINT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. 

APOLOGIES FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE AND THANK YOU FOR YOUR CO-OPERATION.

YOU MAY STILL CONTACT DORSET POLICE VIA OUR ON-LINE AND  EMAIL SERVICES, OR CALL 101 FOR NON-EMERGENCY SITUATIONS.

IN THE EVENT OF AN EMERGENCY OR THREAT TO LIFE, PLEASE CALL 999.

 

From April to September - Monday to Friday 1000-1300/1400-1600hrs.

Between October and March - Monday to Friday 1000-1300/1400-1500hrs.

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 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

Regular service hours of Monday to Friday 0800-1730 and Saturdays 0900-1630 hours will resume as soon as possible.

Please note on the below dates service times will vary from normal:

  • 21072020 0800-1630
  • 22072020 0800-1630
  • 23072020 0800-1630
  • 24072020 0800-1530
  • 29072020 0800-1530
  • 03082020 0800-1630
  • 17082020 0800-1630 

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.

 

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