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  • Dorset Police launch domestic abuse awareness campaign

    13 January 2021
    Dorset Police is launching a campaign to raise awareness around domestic abuse and the emotional and psychological impact of controlling and coercive behaviour. The campaign also aims to reassure people that they will still have access to vital police ...
  • Police delighted to launch new service to help people who use British Sign Language

    22 December 2020
    Dorset Police have launched a new service to help residents and visitors to the area who are Deaf or hard of hearing to contact the police in a non-emergency.  British Sign Language users who need to contact the police can now use SignLive who will transl...
  • Counter Terrorism Policing launches winter vigilance campaign

    18 December 2020
    Counter Terrorism Policing (CTP) is asking the public to play their part by remaining alert while out and about and to report any concerns to police, security or staff. Counter Terrorism Policing’s Senior National Coordinator for Protect and Prepar...
  • Dorset Police unveils its renewed commitment to its communities

    04 December 2020
    Dorset Police is unveiling its renewed commitment to ensure local officers engage and communicate with their communities.A series of plans under the Neighbourhood Engagement Contract (NEC) initiative are being published over the coming weeks on the releva...
  • Tweetathon shows varying demand for Dorset Police

    30 November 2020
    Dorset Police showcased the variety of calls to service made to the Force as part of its 12-hour Tweetathon.The event took place between 2pm on Friday 27 November and 2am on Saturday 28 November 2020 and details of all logged 999 calls, 101 calls and onli...
  • Find out more about our demand with 12-hour Tweetathon

    24 November 2020
    Dorset Police will be sharing live real-time updates of calls to service and enquiries received by the Force during a 12-hour Tweetathon.The event will run from 2pm on Friday 27 November 2020 and will highlight the significant and varied demand the Force ...
  • Survey asks public how they want to communicate with Dorset Police

    18 November 2020
    The public is being asked how they would like to communicate with Dorset Police as part of the second phase of a major survey.The survey seeks people’s views on how they would prefer to contact Dorset Police, as well as how they would like to learn more a...
  • Counter Terrorism Policing launch new ACT Early safeguarding website and advice line

    18 November 2020
    The impact of Covid-19, social isolation and a rise in hateful extremism online is creating a ‘perfect storm’ which is making more young people vulnerable to radicalisation and other forms of grooming. But parents, friends and families can no...
  • Dorset Police joins forces with partner agencies to bring down organised criminals

    02 November 2020
    Dorset Police works continuously behind the scenes to tackle organised criminals who target vulnerable members of our communities.From county lines drugs gangs to firearms supply – officers from the Force’s Serious Organised Crime Investigation Team conti...
  • Force working alongside crime-fighting agencies to tackle fraudsters

    29 October 2020
    Dorset Police receives more than 6,000 reports of fraud each year with many committed by faceless fraudsters hidden online or at the end of a phone line. Where previously a fraud may have been committed by post or face-to-face, offenders are now frequentl...
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