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A Special day to mark 5,800 hours of lockdown support

18 May 2020
Members of the Dorset Special Constabulary have worked more than 5,800 hours to support frontline policing during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) lockdown. Dorset’s army of 126 Special Constables have been out in force across our communities to give sup...
  • Searches underway for a missing teenage boy in the Portland area

    27 May 2020
    Officers searching for a teenage diver who went missing off the coast of Portland are appealing for help from the public to find him. Oscar Montgomery, aged 17, was diving off the coast of Church Ope Cove on Wednesday 27 May 2020. It is believed he was l...
  • Appeal for information following suspicious fire at Poole nature reserve

    27 May 2020
    Officers are appealing for anyone with information to come forward following a fire at a Poole nature reserve that it is believed may have been started deliberately. Dorset Police was contacted by the fire service at around 4.45pm on Tuesday 26 May 2020 ...
  • Appeal for information after woman bitten by dog in Poole

    27 May 2020
    Officers investigating an incident where a woman was bitten by a dog in Poole are appealing for anyone with information to come forward. The victim, a woman aged in her 50s, was cycling along the Sterte Esplanade at around 1pm on Sunday 24 May 2020 when ...
  • CCTV appeal following assault in Bournemouth

    27 May 2020
    Officers investigating an assault in Bournemouth are issuing a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to. At around 4am on Sunday 15 March 2020 at Wiggle Gentleman’s Club on Old Christchurch Road it was reported that a man approached the vict...
  • Witness appeal following indecent exposure incident in Bournemouth

    26 May 2020
    Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward following an indecent exposure incident in Bournemouth. At around 12.15pm on Tuesday 19 May 2020 the victim, a woman aged in her fifties, was walking through King’s Par...
  • Update – appeal in search for missing kayaker

    26 May 2020
    Officers searching for a kayaker who went missing off the coast along Poole are pleased to confirm he has been found safe and well. Jordan Lane, who is 25 years old, was last heard from at around 6pm on Monday 25 May 2020 while kayaking in the sea in the...
  • Update in relation to reported dog bite in Poole

    26 May 2020
    A man has come forward following an appeal in relation to an incident where a woman was reportedly bitten by a dog in Poole. The incident occurred at around 1.30pm on Thursday 23 April 2020 on Constitution Hill. A woman aged in her 60s who was walking he...
  • Witness appeal following criminal damage incident in Swanage

    22 May 2020
    Officers investigating an incident of criminal damage in Swanage are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward.  It was reported that at around 9.45am on Sunday 10 May 2020 the victim – a woman aged in her 30s - was wa...
  • Act responsibly and ‘think twice’ while travelling across Dorset

    22 May 2020
    Dorset Police is urging the public to ‘think twice’ about their actions and act responsibly while travelling across Dorset. Since the Government relaxed the lockdown restrictions on travel and exercise, there has been a notable rise in the nu...
  • Dorset Police urge motorists to behave sensibly on our roads

    22 May 2020
    Dorset Police will be stepping up its education and enforcement of the ‘fatal five’ with a focus on speed as part of a National Police Chiefs’ Council operation.  With the gradual relaxing of lockdown restrictions, police forces th...
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