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March 2017  

  • Introducing Dorset Police People

    31 March 2017
    Dorset Police is presenting staff and officers to the public as part of a new campaign to introducewhat the Force do on the front line and behind the scenes. Today, 31 March 2017, Dorset Police is launching a project entitled ‘Dorset Police People&...
  • Update: Man released without charge following rape investigation in Bournemouth

    31 March 2017
    A man arrested in connection with an allegation of rape in Bournemouth has been released without charge. An investigation was launched into an incident in the early hours of Sunday 9 October 2016 at an address in the town centre. A 25-year-old Verwood m...
  • Witness appeal after teenage girls racially abused in Shaftesbury

    31 March 2017
    Officers in Shaftesbury are appealing for witnesses to come forward after four teenage girls were racially abused in the town. The incident happened at around 3.10pm on Tuesday 28 March 2017 along Barton Hill. A man walking along the opposite side of th...
  • Next of kin appeal – Eunice Bishton

    31 March 2017
    The coroner for Dorset is seeking the assistance of the public to find the next of kin of a woman who died in Poole. Eunice Bishton, who was 86 years old, died at her home address in Walditch Gardens on Wednesday 29 March 2017. The corner is making enqu...
  • Awards ceremony recognises bravery, policing excellence and long service

    29 March 2017
    Police officers, staff, and members of the public were recognised for their exceptional contribution to keeping Dorset safe at an awards ceremony on Tuesday 21 March 2017. The Dorset Police Award Ceremony was held at Cobham Sports and Social Club in Wimb...
  • Witness appeal after road traffic collision on Portland

    29 March 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses after a 10-year-old girl was involved in a collision with a car on Portland. The incident happened at around 3.50pm yesterday, Tuesday 28 March 2017, on Grove Road. The collision involved a 10-year-old female pedestr...
  • Update: Appeal following theft of cash from Gillingham supermarket

    28 March 2017
    A man has come forward following a police appeal over the theft of cash from a supermarket in Gillingham. Police issued a CCTV appeal after a local woman aged in her 40s used a self-service checkout at Asda in Station Road on Wednesday 1 February and req...
  • Man found with serious head injuries in Weymouth

    28 March 2017
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a man was found with serious head injuries in Weymouth. The man aged in his 40s was found lying next to a bicycle in Upway Street, off King Street, at around 6.30pm on Wednesday 15 March 2017. An ambulance at...
  • Witness appeal after road traffic collision near Wareham

    25 March 2017
    Police are appealing for witnesses after four vehicles were involved in a collision near Wareham. The incident happened at around 12.45pm today, Saturday 25 March 2017, on the A35 near to the turning for Bloxworth. The vehicles involved were a blue Alfa...
  • Witness appeal after fail-to-stop collision near Weymouth

    24 March 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses after a fail-to-stop collision near Weymouth. The incident happened at around 2.30pm on Tuesday 21 March 2017 on the B3157 near the Bagwell Farm Touring Park west of Chickerell. A silver Mercedes coach travelling wes...

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