In September we looked at Preventative and Proactive Policing. In a time of limited resources and further cuts to the Force's annual budget, these areas may not be the first that people see day-to-day, but they are essential to keep the public safe and to tackle crime.

Preventative policing

Preventative policing aims to stop crime from happening in the first place, in addition to other policing to respond to and investigate crime. Features this month included:

Proactive policing

Police officers and staff respond to on-going community concerns and focus on priorities reflected in the Police & Crime Plan. Proactive policing activities tackle these issues head-on:

On the 3 October, our No Excuse team also took two members of the public on board to see how the team work and the type of dangers they tackle. Visit Dorset Police's Facebook and Twitter pages for updates and to find out how the day went.

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