North Dorset Rural
North Dorset Rural Neighbourhood Policing Team comprises of a team of 7 this includes; Sergeant James Francis, PC Phil Sugrue, PC Dave Mullins, PCSO Chris Mullens, PCSO Mandy Robinson, PCSO Vicky Biggs and PCSO Mike Sinnick. The team supports an area over 200 square miles of beautiful countryside and villages around Shaftesbury, Gillingham, Blandford as well as the rural market town of Sturminster Newton and the villages that surround it.
Statistically, North Dorset carries low crime and is a very safe place to live. The team works closely with the Dorset Police Rural Crime Team to help detect and prevent rural crime and support the rural community.
As a team, we are very keen to engage with our rural community at every opportunity.
Meet your local officers
PS 731 James Francis
PCSO 5370 Vicky Biggs
PCSO 7309 Mike Sinnick
PC 2186 Dave Mullins
PCSO 6644 Chris Mullens
PC 2146 Phil Sugrue
PCSO 5352 Mandy Robinson
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Neighbourhood Policing Team
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 Gillingham Police Station 1 School Road, Gillingham, SP8 4QR Shaftesbury Police Station Angel Lane, Shaftesbury, SP7 8DF Sturminster Newton Police Station Brinsley Close, Sturminster Newton, DT10 1EH.
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.