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  • Image appeal following assault and criminal damage in Bournemouth

    03 August 2020
    Officers investigating an assault and criminal damage incident in Bournemouth are issuing images of two men they would like to speak to. At around 7.15pm on Saturday 11 July 2020 a male care worker aged in his 40s was out for a walk with other care worke...
  • Update - appeal for information following reported dog bite incident in Blandford

    03 August 2020
    A woman has come forward following a reported dog bite incident in Blandford. On Wednesday 15 July 2020 it is alleged that the victim - a man aged in his 70s - was walking his dog at Milldown Nature Reserve when he came across a Golden Retriever with a w...
  • Image appeal following dog bite incident in Swanage

    03 August 2020
    Officers investigating a reported dog bite incident in Swanage are issuing an image of a man they would like to speak to. At around 6.30am on Wednesday 22 July 2020 a woman aged in her 30s was walking in Days Park when she was bitten on the leg by a Lurc...
  • Appeal for information following collision in Wimborne

    02 August 2020
    Officers investigating a road traffic collision in Wimborne are appealing for witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage to come forward. The collision occurred at the junction of Leigh Road and Parmiter Road at around 9am on Saturday 1 August 2020 and inv...
  • Dorset Police welcomes updated stop and search guidance

    30 July 2020
    Dorset Police has welcomed updated stop and search guidance published today by the College of Policing. The updated guidance outlines ways in which community oversight and independent scrutiny can be used effectively in the context of stop and search whic...
  • Appeal following burglary in Poole

    31 July 2020
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a burglary at an address in Poole. At 11.41pm on Sunday 26 July 2020 officers were called to reports of a break in at an address in Redwood Road and people with torches. At the time nothing w...
  • New Deputy Chief Constable appointed to Dorset Police

    31 July 2020
    Dorset Police Chief Constable James Vaughan is delighted to announce the appointment of a new Deputy Chief Constable to the Force.Scott Chilton was successfully selected on Tuesday 28 July 2020 following an appointment process chaired by Chief Constable J...
  • Update – body found in search for man missing in the water off Portland

    01 August 2020
    Officers carrying out enquiries to locate a man who went missing in the water off Portland are sad to confirm that a body has been located. Dorset Police was called at 10.21pm on Sunday 19 July 2020 to reports a man had entered the water near the area of...
  • Renewed appeal in search for missing woman from Dorchester

    30 July 2020
    Officers searching for a woman who has gone missing from Dorchester are renewing their appeal for the public’s help to find her - with information received that also links her to the Bournemouth area. Laura Dodon, who is 43 years old, was reported ...
  • Witness appeal following fatal road traffic collision in Bournemouth

    30 July 2020
    Officers are appealing for any witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam footage to come forward as they investigate a fatal collision in Bournemouth. At 6.17pm on Thursday 30 July 2020 Dorset Police received a report of a collision on Wallisdown Road, a...
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