Cut Your Strings – controlling and coercive behaviour is domestic abuse21 March 2018
The Duchess of Cornwall gives her support to animated films created by Bournemouth University students to demonstrate common types of controlling and coercive behaviour. Her Royal Highness recorded a video message introducing the animations which are a ...
Police remind young people and parents about the consequences of sexting12 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...
Christmas drink and drug driving campaign – nine further people charged22 December 2017
A further nine people have been charged with drink or drug driving offences as part of Dorset Police’s Christmas drink and drug driving campaign. They are due to appear at court in Poole and Weymouth during January 2018. The campaign runs from Fri...
Christmas drink and drug driving campaign – nine further people charged18 December 2017
A further nine people have been charged with drink or drug driving offences as part of Dorset Police’s Christmas drink and drug driving campaign. They are due to appear at courts in Poole and Weymouth during December 2017 and January 2018. The cam...
Dorset Police lifts lid on Bournemouth policing in social media campaign13 December 2017
As part of a safety campaign, the Force will be offering members of the public a unique insight into what policing on a Friday night in Bournemouth town centre involves. Dorset Police is issuing advice around safety in the night-time economy, which form...
Special constables unite to target rural crime08 December 2017
Special constables from across Dorset Police, Devon & Cornwall Police and Hampshire Constabulary joined forces to target rural crime in a weekend of proactive patrols. The cross-border operation saw officers proactively patrol rural areas surrounding...
Brother of manslaughter victim supports police campaign to end ‘One Punch’ deaths29 November 2017
Dorset Police is launching its ‘One Punch’ campaign with the release of an emotive video to highlight the consequences of confrontation and violence. View the video on our #OnePunch campaign page > In 2016, the Force dealt with almost 10,000 crimes ...
Dorset Police reminds the public how to spot the signs of modern slavery17 October 2017
As Anti-Slavery Day takes place on Wednesday 18 October 2017, police remind Dorset residents to look out for the signs. Modern slavery is known to be taking place globally today and is affecting adults and children within the UK, including Dorset. Some...
Samaritans provide emotional support to Dorset Police custody detainees13 June 2017
A new partnership between Dorset Police and the Samaritans charity is offering support to detainees held in Bournemouth’s custody suite. Samaritans' volunteers have begun working in Bournemouth custody to provide a confidential and impartial support ser...
Residents alerted to fraud in Dorset17 May 2017
Dorset Police is alerting residents to new and emerging fraud trends affecting the county. Every month, Dorset Police will be updating the new Fraud Alert page on the Force website, with emerging fraud trends that are affecting the residents of Dorset. ...
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