Welcome to the Purbeck South Neighbourhood Policing Team. We are at the peninsula end of the Isle of Purbeck, the gateway to the World Heritage Site Jurassic Coast. We cover a large area from Corfe Castle, Studland, Swanage, Langton Matravers and all the villages and hamlets in between. Policing is varied across our section, with seasonal fluctuations in population bringing a diverse range of both emergency and non-emergency work.
We are based within Swanage Town Hall and comprise of Sergeant Paul Upshall, PC Simon Colvin, PCSO Chris Rosenberg, PCSO Tara Ferrari and PCSO Karl Snooks.
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Paul Upshall PS 2190
Tara Ferrari PCSO 5393
Chris Rosenberg PCSO 5485
Karl Snooks PCSO 6094
Simon Colvin PC 2159
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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: Swanage Pathway - Annex.
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.