North Dorset Rural

Find your neighbourhood

Dorset North Rural Policing Team comprises of 1 Sergeant, 2 Police Constables and 6 PCSOs. The team supports and area over 200 square miles of beautiful countryside, villages and the rural market town of Sturminster Newton. 

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.

Local priorities

Current priorities (last reviewed July 2017):

  1. Disrupt the supply and use of class A drugs
  2. Prevent and detect rural crime
  3. Reduce alcohol-related crime and anti-social behaviour (ASB)

 

Resolved priorities and actions taken:

  1. Will be updated when current priorities are resolved.

 


Get involved

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

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Your inspector

Inspector Danny Thompson
Inspector Danny Thompson

Your local station

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

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.

Front counter opening hours
Blandford: Wednesday & Saturday 10am – 3.30pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Sunday - Closed Gillingham: Monday & Friday 10am - 3.30pm Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday & Sunday - Closed

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North Dorset Rural

Neighbourhood Policing Team

PCSO Luke Goddard
PCSO Luke Goddard
PC Phil Sugrue
PC Phil Sugrue
PCSO Mike Sinnick
PCSO Mike Sinnick
PCSO Mandy Robinson
PCSO Mandy Robinson
PCSO Chris Mullens
PCSO Chris Mullens
PCSO Kayleigh Hole
PCSO Kayleigh Hole
PCSO Vicky Biggs
PCSO Vicky Biggs
PS James Francis
PS James Francis
PC Dave Mullins
PC 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 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.

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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