Meyrick & Talbot

Find your neighbourhood

Dorset Police has a clear focus for our Neighbourhood Policing Team (NPT) resources based upon threat, risk, harm and vulnerability. The operational principles for neighbourhood policing have been developed after listening to the people we serve and having learned from the most distressing incidents elsewhere in the country.

These Operational Principles are:

  • Prioritisation of the needs of the victim - putting the "Victim First"
  • Targeted and flexible deployment of officers based upon threat, risk, harm and vulnerability
  • Informed and focused community engagement and meetings

Your NPT officers will ensure that, as a top priority, they look after the people in your communities who are the victims of crime and anti-social behaviour. We are ensuring that they, the victims, are listened to, understood, kept informed, protected and safe alongside the wider community.

Local priorities

Current priorities (last reviewed November 2017):

  • Deal with the anti-social behaviour in the Meyrick Park area
  • Minimise drug related issues in the Meyrick Park area
  • Provide crime prevention advice to residents in the Meyrick Park area


Resolved priorities and actions taken:

  • Theft from vehicles in the Meyrick & Talbot area: the NPT have given crime prevention advice via the use of our Dorset Alert system, social media as well as putting up signs to remind potential victims to leave their vehicles secure.
  • Intelligence and feedback from the local community has indicated that some parts of Meyrick & Talbot are experiencing a problem with drug related issues: the NPT have been conducting drug operations under the Op Salmon heading which have been successful in both seizing drugs and deterring drug dealing in the area. We have also been encouraging people to report drug dealing and intelligence both through the use of signs and via social media.





Get involved

Speak with the team at one of the following local events.

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Your inspector

Inspector Dave Kewley
Inspector Dave Kewley

Your local station

Winton Police Station 599 Wimborne Road Winton Bournemouth BH9 2AS

Telephone: 101 for non-emergency calls. In an emergency, please call 999.

If you know who you want to speak to at a station, ask for them by name and station and staff will check for you and connect you if they are available or take a message.

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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.

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Meyrick & Talbot

Neighbourhood Policing Team

PCSO Josh Gale
PCSO Josh Gale
PCSO 5003 Ellie Renyard
PCSO 5003 Ellie Renyard
PS 2442 Mike Garrett
PS 2442 Mike Garrett
PC Ian Arnold
PC Ian Arnold
What we do

Neighbourhood policing improves the quality of life within Dorset communities. Working together with partner agencies and problem-solving with local people and groups, we will target the policing issues that matter most in your area.

Get in touch with us today to raise any issues you have and to find out what priorities we are currently working on. This is your chance to influence the service that the police, and our partners, provide.

You can contact us via the Dorset Police website or social media, where we also promote upcoming meetings and events. We are based at: Winton Police Station 599 Wimborne Road Winton Bournemouth BH9 2AS.

In an emergency

The Neighbourhood Policing Team works with colleagues across Dorset Police, but does not respond to emergency calls. If a crime is in progress or life is in danger, always dial 999 immediately, so we can help you as quickly as possible.

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