Blandford Town

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Blandford Neighbourhood Policing Team (NPT) comprises of 1 Sergeant, 1 Police Constable and  currently 1 PCSO. The area consists of over 30,00 residents and covers over 120 square miles. The centre of this community is the thriving market town of Blandford Forum. The area is growing with industry, housing stock and infrastructure continually evolving. Statistically, the Blandford area carries low crime and is a very safe place to live. The NPT have several associations already in place. We have numerous watch schemes including Shop-watch, Pub-watch, Farm-watch, Industrial-watch, Home-watch, Horse-watch and many more. As a team, we are very keen to engage with our community at every opportunity.

Local priorities

Current Priorities July/August 2018


1. Drug Supply

2. ASB general and linted to Night Time Economy.

3. Speeding


Resolved Issues July 2018


1.Homeless begging in Blandford.  Offender identified and addressed.

2. Speeding motorcyclists - operation completed identifying and prosecuting offenders most of which were car drivers not Bikes.  Interaction with bikers was well received and education given.


You said - we did

This section is for us to share some of the daily work we do on your behalf.

You said
Reports of drug dealing in the Gillingham area.
We did
MDA (Miss-use of Drugs Act) warrant completed resulting in the arrest of 2 Gillingham residents for possession with intent to supply.
You said
Reports of Speeding in the Gillingham area.
We did
We conducted a speeding operation in the Gillingham area offering both enforcement and education.
You said
Reports of Drug dealing in Blandford.
We did
We conducted a MDA (Miss-use of Drug Act) warrant in Blandford. Resulting in the conviction of an offender for possession of drugs.

Get involved

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

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Your inspector

Inspector Simon Perry
Inspector Simon Perry

Your local station

Blandford Police Station Salisbury Road, Blandford, DT11 7HR

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

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Wednesday & Saturday 10am – 3.30pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Sunday - Closed

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Blandford Town

Neighbourhood Policing Team

PCSO Mike Sinnick
PCSO Mike Sinnick
PS 2151 James Dimmack
PS 2151 James Dimmack
PC 2186 Dave Mullins
PC 2186 Dave Mullins
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: Blandford Police Station Salisbury Road, Blandford, DT11 7HR.

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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