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Bridport, Beaminster, Lyme Regis and surrounding areas are covered by the Neighbourhood Policing Team stationed at Bridport. We recognise that all NPT team members need an understanding of the whole section, to provide an effective response NPT officers are expected to work from anywhere within the section.
Beaminster is a rural town situated in the heart of West Dorset, it is small but boasts all vital amenities. The town hosts the Beaminster festival which is an annual music and art festival, in June/July.
Beaminster NPT covers a very large, rural area, which spans from Hermitage in the North East to Seaborough in the North West, West Bexington in the South East to Morcombelake in the South West.
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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: Community Fire Station Clay Lane Beaminster.
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.