Voluntary offender tagging scheme continues to prove a success28 April 2017
Dorset Police reports multiple successes from a scheme where offenders voluntarily wear tags in a bid to stop re-offending. The voluntary offender tagging scheme provides offenders with the opportunity to be fitted with a GPS tag for an agreed period whi...
Switch on to stalking and harassment24 April 2017
As part of National Stalking Awareness Week, Dorset Police is raising awareness that malicious communications is a crime and a form of stalking and harassment. Everyone should have the right to go about their daily lives in safety and without fear. Natio...
Introducing Dorset Police People31 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&...
Do you know how to spot the signs of child sexual exploitation?16 March 2017
Dorset Police are supporting national Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day on Saturday 18 March and are reminding the people of Dorset to look out for signs. Child sexual exploitation (CSE) is a form of child abuse that involves the manipulation or co...
Top tip clips on cyber-crime06 March 2017
The Dorset Police Cyber-Crime Unit has launched a new channel on YouTube that will host a series of short three minute videos in an effort to keep businesses safe from cyber-attacks. More and more businesses are falling foul to cyber-attacks as a result ...
Awards ceremony recognises policing excellence and long service03 March 2017
Police officers, staff and volunteers were recognised for their exceptional contribution to policing at the Dorset Police Annual Awards Ceremony on Tuesday 28 February 2017. As the family and friends of recipients looked on, a total of 23 awards were pr...
Our cyber challenge has been hacked02 March 2017
A winner has been selected following the first cyber challenge that was created by Dorset Police Cyber-Crime Unit in support of Safer Internet Day 2017. In support of Safer Internet Day, a cyber security challenge was issued, aimed at developing young pe...
ITV series Broadchurch portrays Dorset sexual assault support services27 February 2017
As tonight’s first new episode of Broadchurch begins to follow the story of an investigation into a serious sexual assault, agencies remind the public of the help available for those affected by similar issues in Dorset. The third and final series...
Help Dorset Police and Trading Standards share advice this Doorstep Crime Awareness Week09 February 2017
The organisations will be holding a week of action from Monday 13 to Friday 17 February 2017, offering advice and encouraging members of the public to spread the word about doorstep crime. A total of 34 events will be held across the county, raising awa...
Dorset Police is recruiting for more officers03 February 2017
As of Monday 6 February, Dorset Police will be launching recruitment for police constables. Recruitment will run until Monday 13 February 2017. While final numbers will depend on Force demand, Dorset Police intends to recruit for approximately 80 new off...
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