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Dorset to be one of the first forces to use new fast-track fingerprint technology

22 October 2020
Dorset Police is to be become one of the first forces in the country to use new technology to remotely transfer fingerprints for analysis directly from crime scenes. This new technology is one of a number of projects being run by the Forensic Capability ...
  • Boy dies following serious collision in Hamworthy

    23 October 2020
    A boy who had been taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries following a road traffic collision in the Hamworthy area of Poole has very sadly died. At around 10.45pm on Monday 19 October 2020, Dorset Police received a report in relation to the inc...
  • Public appeal to locate wanted man from the Weymouth area

    23 October 2020
    Officers are appealing for help from members of the public to locate a man wanted from the Weymouth area. Storm Darch, aged 25 and also known as Storm Look, is wanted after breaching his court bail conditions on Wednesday 21 October 2020. Storm is descr...
  • Arrest made following reported theft and fraudulent card use in Bournemouth

    23 October 2020
    Officers investigating the alleged theft and subsequent fraudulent use of a bank card in Bournemouth have arrested a woman. At around 10am on Friday 29 May 2020 the victim – a local man aged in his 60s – was sitting on a wall on Commercial Ro...
  • Man arrested following alleged burglaries in Bournemouth

    23 October 2020
    A man has been arrested following a CCTV appeal about burglaries in the Talbot Wood area of Bournemouth.  A 37-year-old man from Bournemouth was arrested and has since been charged in connection with a burglary at an address in Dulsie Road on Monday...
  • Update – further charge in connection with Bournemouth murder investigation

    22 October 2020
    Detectives investigating the death of James Cutting in Bournemouth have charged a man with assisting an offender. 31-year-old Mr Cutting sadly died after being found with stab wounds in Boscombe Chine Gardens on the evening of Tuesday 30 June 2020. Prev...
  • CCTV appeal following assault in Bournemouth

    21 October 2020
    Officers are issuing images of four men they would like to speak to as they continue to investigate an assault in Bournemouth. At around 9.10pm on Wednesday 26 August 2020 four men entered Charlie’s Chicken in Exeter Road and became aggressive towa...
  • CCTV appeal following theft by finding of personal documents in Christchurch

    21 October 2020
    Officers are issuing a CCTV image of a man they would like to identify following a theft by finding incident in Christchurch. At around 2.55pm on Wednesday 30 September 2020 the victim, a local man aged in his 20s, attended HSBC bank on High Street. Whil...
  • Renewed appeal for witnesses following serious collision in Hamworthy

    20 October 2020
    Officers are renewing their appeal for witnesses or anyone with home CCTV footage to come forward following a serious collision in the Hamworthy area of Poole. Dorset Police received a report at around 10.45pm on Monday 19 October 2020 in relation to a c...
  • Vulnerable women’s scheme in Dorset commended at the Howard League Community Awards

    20 October 2020
    A partnership between Dorset Police, The Footprints Project and Dorset Police & Crime Commissioner (PCC) was given a special commendation at the Howard League Community Awards for a scheme which supports vulnerable women and reduces reoffending. The ...
  • CCTV appeal following theft of wallet and fraudulent card use in Poole

    20 October 2020
    Officers investigating the theft of a wallet and fraudulent card use in Poole are issuing a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to. Between 1pm and 5pm on Monday 5 October 2020 a wallet and purse were stolen from a staff area of a property in Co...
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