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Operation to drive down anti-social behaviour in Dorset

20 July 2021
Dorset Police has launched a new robust operation aimed at tackling anti-social behaviour in its communities. Operation Relentless aims to remind residents and visitors that the Force takes a tough approach to anti-social behaviour (ASB) and send a very ...
  • Update – public appeal in search for missing man

    23 July 2021
    Officers searching for a man who went missing near Wool are pleased to confirm he has been located. Shaun Carroll had last been seen during the afternoon of Friday 23 July 2021. He has now been found. We would like to thank everyone who shared our appea...
  • Witness appeal following assault in Weymouth

    23 July 2021
    Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward following an assault in Weymouth. At around 7pm on Monday 19 July 2021 the victim – a 16-year-old girl from Somerset – approached a group of people on the Pleasur...
  • Overall crime continues to drop for Dorset Police

    22 July 2021
    Dorset Police has seen a 13.4 per cent drop in recorded crime, according to new figures released on Thursday 22 July 2021, and has the ninth lowest crime rate in England & Wales. Data released by the Office for National Statistics show the Force has ...
  • Rape investigation in Bournemouth – appeal for witnesses

    21 July 2021
    Detectives investigating a report of a rape at Bournemouth beach are asking for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. The incident occurred at around 3.30pm in the sea off Bournemouth beach near to the Oceanarium on Sunday 18 July 2021. T...
  • Dorset Police are asking for help in tackling county lines over the summer months

    21 July 2021
    As the summer holidays approach Dorset Police are asking local residents and holiday makers to know the signs of county lines and exploitation to help keep Dorset safe. Superintendent Andy Dilworth explains: “County lines is a crime where a gang u...
  • Need to contact the police this summer? Could you help us by going online?

    21 July 2021
    Dorset Police is reminding people how they can help the Force this summer by going online should they need non-emergency help and advice.The timely reminder comes at the start of the school summer holidays as it is expected the number of people visiting a...
  • Image appeal following road rage incident in Bournemouth

    20 July 2021
    Officers investigating a road rage incident in Bournemouth are issuing an image of a man they would like to speak to. The victim, a woman aged in her 20s, was a passenger in her friend’s car as they were driving along Ringwood Road, near to the Rin...
  • CCTV appeal to identify potential witness following vehicle crime in Colehill

    20 July 2021
    Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward after vehicles were broken into in Colehill – with an image released of the vehicle of a possible witness. Dorset Police received reports on Wednesday 14 July 2021 that...
  • Drink drivers targeted in summer crackdown

    20 July 2021
    “If you are drinking, don’t drive and if you are driving, don’t drink.” That’s the message from Dorset Police as lockdown restrictions are lifted and more people are expected to be heading out to pubs and clubs.    The Force is urging people to take respo...
  • Witness appeal following attempted robbery in Blandford

    19 July 2021
    Detectives investigating an attempted robbery in Blandford are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 9am on Monday 19 July 2021 the victim, a woman aged her 50s, was walking along an alleyway that runs from Barnes ...
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