Safety in your community
Information and advice about road safety, watch schemes, anti-social behaviour, safe schools team and firearms licensing.
Details of watch schemes in Dorset and how you can get involved, including; home/neighbourhood watch, farm watch, horse watch and speed watch.
Anti-social behaviour (ASB) describes day-to-day incidents of crime, nuisance and disorder that make many people’s lives a misery – from litter and vandalism, to public drunkenness or aggressive dogs, to noisy or abusive neighbours.
Safe Schools Team
The SSCT is a partnership between Dorset Police and the Dorset Combined Youth Offending Service, with a remit to prevent and reduce anti-social behaviour, crime and wrong-doing amongst children and young people, and help keep them safe in a digital world.
Firearms Licensing and Advice
The primary objective of the Firearms and Explosives Licensing Department is to protect the public from harm. In addition, Human Rights legislation places a duty of care on the police to protect the wider community from firearms misuse by preventing unsuitable people from possessing firearms licences.
Details of how to go about applying for a Pedlars Licence including how to confirm which licence you need, payment details and a link to the application form.
Community Safety Accreditation Scheme (CSAS)
The Community Safety Accreditation Scheme (CSAS) is a national scheme which allows those who are involved in community safety and/or traffic management, the opportunity to become accredited with limited powers to further assist them within their current role.