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  • Dorset Police are asking for help in tackling county lines over the summer months

    21 July 2021
    As the summer holidays approach Dorset Police are asking local residents and holiday makers to know the signs of county lines and exploitation to help keep Dorset safe. Superintendent Andy Dilworth explains: “County lines is a crime where a gang u...
  • Need to contact the police this summer? Could you help us by going online?

    21 July 2021
    Dorset Police is reminding people how they can help the Force this summer by going online should they need non-emergency help and advice.The timely reminder comes at the start of the school summer holidays as it is expected the number of people visiting a...
  • Operation to drive down anti-social behaviour in Dorset

    20 July 2021
    Dorset Police has launched a new robust operation aimed at tackling anti-social behaviour in its communities. Operation Relentless aims to remind residents and visitors that the Force takes a tough approach to anti-social behaviour (ASB) and send a very ...
  • Campaign to raise awareness of personal responsibility to prevent violent crime

    15 July 2021
    Dorset Police is reminding everyone to enjoy their freedom this summer, behave responsibly and look after each other to prevent violent crime in the county. The Force is launching its summer violent crime campaign - Don’t regret your night out - as...
  • Successful operation to target anti-social and irresponsible behaviour in the water off Dorset

    07 July 2021
    A successful day of education and action took place to target anti-social and irresponsible behaviour in the water off Dorset with 150 water users spoken to. Officers, including the Force’s Marine Policing Team, Police Community Support Officers (P...
  • Multi-agency operation to tackle anti-social behaviour in the water off Poole, Bournemouth and Christchurch

    02 July 2021
    Multi-agency water-based patrols will be taking place to target anti-social and irresponsible behaviour in Poole Harbour and along beaches in Bournemouth and Christchurch into Christchurch Harbour. Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs) from Dorset Po...
  • Force launches seat belt safety campaign

    15 June 2021
    Dorset Police is reminding drivers and passengers to belt up this month as officers continue to tackle seat belt offences throughout June as part of a national seat belt safety campaign. Wearing a seat belt is a legal requirement and drivers or adult pas...
  • Crime prevention advice issued to dog owners

    02 June 2021
    Dorset Police is issuing some crime prevention advice to dog owners to prevent future dog theft incidents in the county. There have been a number of dog theft stories circulating on social media and in the media over the last year, which has led to growi...
  • Legal use of e-scooters

    26 May 2021
    Officers from neighbourhood teams across Bournemouth will be talking to riders of e-scooters to let them know where they can use their privately owned e-scooters legally. E-scooters, or electric scooters, are two wheeled scooters that are propelled by a ...
  • Whichever way you choose to contact us, #ItsPersonal

    26 May 2021
    Summer campaign to increase online reporting Dorset Police is launching a new summer-long campaign to help reduce demand on their 101 non-emergency number. The new campaign - whichever way you choose to contact us, #ItsPersonal aims to educate visitor...
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