Sherborne Town

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Sherborne Town is a Neighbourhood Policing Team (NPT) based in the Dorchester and Sherborne section. Sherborne Town NPT covers the main shopping town area in Cheap Street and also covers the surrounding residential areas. You will often see your local Police Community Support Officers (PCSO) out on high visibility foot or cycle patrol, please say hello as we will always welcome a friendly chat. Our main objective is to reduce crime and the fear of crime and deal with low level problem solving and anti-social behaviour around the town. 

Local priorities

(last reviewed January 2020)

  1. Anti-Social Behaviour (ASB) – Sherborne Town NPT are targeting patrols around the town wherever residents feel a police presence is necessary, and working closely with the Town Council to reduce and tackle ASB. We try to patrol the town by foot, car and bicycle whenever possible.  
  2. Raising awareness of scams. We aim to help residents of Sherborne not become victims of fraud or scams by raising awareness at Meet the Team events around Sherborne. These are chances for the public to speak with your local PCSO and discuss issues in your area. Social media and Dorset Alert messages are sent out with crime prevention advice and also we speak with vulnerable people so they are aware of fraudsters and what not to do. 


Resolved priorities and actions taken:

  1. Pro active patrols conducted  by PCSO's helping with reduction of anti-social behaviour in known hot spots across the town.
  2. Dorset Alert, Twitter messages and Facebook posts to raise awareness of scams happening in area. Reassurance visits conducted to victims of fraud/scams.  









Get involved

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

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Frequently Asked Questions

If you feel a vehicle is abandoned you should report the vehicle on the 'Dorset for you' website. Please follow the link below, which will guide you through what you have to do: 

To report a noise complaint you should report it to through the 'Dorset for you' website. Please follow the link below: 

Dorset Alert is a free messaging system, where members of the public can sign up to receive alerts and messages from your Neighbourhood Police Team and Neighbourhood watch committee. The alerts which will be sent out will be based around what is happening within the area, this could be: a burglary alert, anti-social behaviour related, requesting information for an incident or even to remind you of the next Neighbourhood Police meeting. To find out more information or so sign up, please follow the link below: 


If you have had a recent scam call, letter or email etc you can report this to Action Fraud. If you have unfortunatley fallen victim to this scam, you should also report it to your bank and the police. You can do this by following the links below: 

Action Fraud: 

Dorset Police: 

Sherborne Police station is open to the public on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10am to 4pm. 

There is also a yellow phone outside that you can use to contact Dorset Police, or you can contact us by calling 101 or use the online tool on the website. 

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Your inspector

Inspector Darren Stanton
Inspector Darren Stanton

Your local station

Sherborne Police Station Digby Road Sherborne DT9 3NL

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Tuesday & Thursday 10am – 3:30pm Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday - Closed

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Sherborne Town

Neighbourhood Policing Team

PC Glenn Day
PC Glenn Day
PS Matthew Whetham
PS Matthew Whetham
PCSO Hayley Notley
PCSO Hayley Notley
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: Sherborne Police Station Digby Road Sherborne DT9 3NL.

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.