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  • Excellent public response to Dorset knife amnesty

    09 October 2018
    405 knives and other bladed items were handed in to police during the knife amnesty held in Dorset over four days from 18 - 21 September. Dorset Police supported the amnesty as part of the ongoing Home Office national knife crime reduction initiative, Ope...
  • Dorset Police PLOD for charity

    05 September 2018
    Dorset Police is organising a 10km walk to raise money for a new memorial to remember fallen officers and staff. Every year, the Dorset Police Chief Constable selects a charity to support, with James Vaughan choosing to support the UK Police Memorial Tru...
  • Dorset Police show that not all back packs are what they seem

    06 August 2018
    Dorset Police team up with local members of a national charity to build awareness of medical backpacks used to carry artificial feeding equipment and advise the public that 'it’s ok to ask'. The threat of terrorism is something that we are all on the loo...
  • Dorset Police launch campaign to tackle dangerous drug networks

    09 July 2018
    Police have today, 9 July, launched a campaign to raise awareness of dangerous drug networks and how the public can help spot the signs of these criminal activities taking place in our community. County lines is a term used to describe urban gangs suppl...
  • Summer drink driving campaign – more people charged

    29 June 2018
    A further 12 people have been charged with drink driving offences during Dorset Police’s summer drink driving campaign. They are due to appear at courts in Poole and Weymouth in July. In total 39 people have been charged since the campaign began. ...
  • Cut Your Strings – controlling and coercive behaviour is domestic abuse

    21 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 sexting

    12 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 charged

    22 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 charged

    18 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 campaign

    13 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...
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