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Dorset Police reminds the public how to spot the signs of modern slavery

17 October 2017
As Anti-Slavery Day takes place on Wednesday 18 October 2017, police remind Dorset residents to look out for the signs. Modern slavery is known to be taking place globally today and is affecting adults and children within the UK, including Dorset.  Some...
  • Appeal for witnesses following aggravated burglary in Bournemouth

    17 October 2017
    Detectives investigating an aggravated burglary in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. On Sunday 15 October 2017, between 11pm and midnight, an unknown man attended an address asking for a specific person i...
  • Man jailed for serious assault in Bournemouth

    17 October 2017
    A man who admitted a serious assault in Bournemouth has been jailed for five years and five months. Davide John Parra, aged 44 and of no fixed abode, was sentenced at Bournemouth Crown Court on Monday 16 October 2017 after pleading guilty to a charge of ...
  • New Assistant Chief Constable takes up role

    17 October 2017
    Dorset Police’s new Assistant Chief Constable Julie Fielding says she is looking forward to the challenges the role will bring. Julie started in her new role this week and is delighted to become a part of the team at Dorset Police. Julie was previ...
  • Witness appeal following robbery in Bournemouth

    17 October 2017
    Detectives investigating a robbery in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses to come forward. At around 1.10pm on Sunday 15 October 2017 the victim – a local woman aged in her 60s – was walking along Poole Road and was near to the junction w...
  • Witness appeal following fatal road traffic collision near Dorchester

    16 October 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to a fatal road traffic collision near Dorchester to come forward. At around 6.25am today, Monday 16 October 2017, a road traffic collision occurred on the A352 at Whitcombe. The collision involved a red Honda Civic...
  • Witness appeal following attempted theft of cash machine in Christchurch

    16 October 2017
    Detectives investigating the attempted theft of a cash machine from a shop in Walkford are appealing for the public’s help to find the offenders. At around 2.45am today, Monday 16 October 2017, a number of offenders broke into Walkford Stores on Ri...
  • Missing teenage girl from Christchurch found safe and well

    15 October 2017
    Officers searching for missing teenager Amber Kolliari from Christchurch are pleased to say that she has been found safe and well in Weymouth. We would like to thank everyone for sharing the appeal. ...
  • Appeal for witnesses following fatal road traffic collision in Christchurch

    13 October 2017
    Officers are appealing for any witnesses to come forward following a fatal road traffic collision in Christchurch. At 2.32pm today, Friday 13 October 2017, Dorset Police received a report that a silver BMW was involved in a collision with a parked car an...
  • Witness appeal following fatal road traffic collision near Bere Regis

    13 October 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to a fatal road traffic collision near Bere Regis to come forward. At around 10.30am today, Friday 13 October 2017, a road traffic collision occurred on the A31 at the White Post junction. The collision involved a re...
  • Update – witness appeal following alleged assault on bus driver in Sherborne

    13 October 2017
    A man arrested in connection with an alleged assault on a bus driver in Sherborne has been released under investigation. At 8.37am on Thursday 12 October 2017 Dorset Police received a report of an incident on the A30, which involved a Nippy Bus double-de...
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