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Police remind young people and parents about the consequences of sexting

12 February 2018
Dorset Police, Devon & Cornwall Police and their Police and Crime Commissioners, are educating people under the age of 18 about the consequences of sexting. Sexting is the term used for the sending or receiving of sexual, naked or semi-naked images o...
  • Update – Witness appeal following reported assault in Weymouth

    16 February 2018
    A man has been arrested in connection with a reported assault in Weymouth. At around 5.10pm on Sunday 24 December 2017 Dorset Police was called to reports of a disturbance in King Street. Officers attended and found two injured men outside the Eats and ...
  • Appeal for information after man found with head injury in Lyme Regis

    16 February 2018
    Detectives are appealing for information from the public after a man was found with a head injury in Lyme Regis. Shortly before 9am yesterday, Thursday 15 February 2018, Dorset Police received a report that a man had presented at Lyme Bay Medical Practic...
  • Update - Investigation launched following reported stabbing incident in Bournemouth

    16 February 2018
    A man is due to appear in court today charged in connection with an alleged stabbing incident in Bournemouth town centre. Dorset Police was called at 6.35am on Thursday 15 February 2018 to reports of a disturbance at an address in Old Christchurch Road. ...
  • Update - appeal to find missing man from Bournemouth

    15 February 2018
    Officers searching for a missing vulnerable man from Bournemouth can confirm he has been found safe. Derek Mcdouall, aged 87, was reported missing after he left Sunrise care home on Poole Road to go for a walk at around 5pm today, Thursday 15 February 20...
  • Man charged after reported stabbing in Weymouth

    15 February 2018
    A man has been charged after an alleged stabbing in Weymouth. It was reported that a man aged in his 20s was stabbed on Hereford Road at around 10.35pm on Monday 5 February 2018. He was taken to hospital with serious injuries, which are not believed to ...
  • CCTV appeal following scam in Bournemouth

    15 February 2018
    Officers investigating a scam in Bournemouth are issuing a CCTV image of the suspect. Dorset Police received a report that at around 11.30am on Friday 12 January 2018 a man entered an office block in Holdenhurst Road and claimed to be selling discounted ...
  • Investigation launched following reported stabbing incident in Bournemouth

    15 February 2018
    Detectives have launched an investigation following a reported stabbing in Bournemouth town centre. Dorset Police was called at 6.35am today, Thursday 15 February 2018, to reports of a disturbance at an address in Old Christchurch Road. Officers attende...
  • Dorset Police signs partnership agreement with local BID to support business community

    15 February 2018
    Dorset Police has entered into a partnership with the Ferndown and Uddens Business Improvement District (BID), which will help to build community safety on the industrial estates and in the wider area.   The partnership will see the BID fund an electric v...
  • Man jailed for Bournemouth burglaries

    14 February 2018
    A burglar who targeted homes in Bournemouth has been jailed. Graham William Hill, aged 36 and of no fixed abode, was sentenced at Bournemouth Crown Court on Monday 12 February 2018 to 38 months in prison after admitting four dwelling burglaries. At arou...
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