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  • Officers and staff have been honoured at an awards ceremony for their service to Dorset

    21 June 2018
    Dorset Police held an awards event at Cobham Sports and Social Club in Wimborne, on Tuesday 19 June 2018. The event gathered family and friends to recognise the success of 28 officers and staff, as they were presented with their awards. After nomination...
  • Cyber Security Challenge set to support Safer Internet Day

    06 February 2017
    Dorset Police introduces a Cyber Security Challenge in an effort to promote the safe, responsible and positive use of digital technology for children and young people as part of this year’s Safer Internet Day. Safer Internet Day 2017 will be celebr...
  • Joint initiative to target UK's coastlines and waterways

    17 November 2016
    People living or working around the UK's coastline and waterways are being asked to report suspicious or unusual activity as part of National CounterTerrorismWeek. Police are asking people who live or work around the UK's coastline and waterways to help ...
  • Positive results following maritime operation at Poole Ports

    04 October 2016
    A week long maritime operation targeting Dorset’s main points of entry concluded today with Dorset Police and partners seeing positive results. The purpose of the operation was to deter, disrupt and detect exploitation of the Common Travel Area (C...
  • Update about traffic issues during triathlon event in Weymouth

    11 September 2016
    Officers in Weymouth and Dorchester would like to thank the public for their patience during the Ironman event. The event has been taking place today, Sunday 11 September 2016, and is privately organised. Throughout the day there have been road closures...
  • Dorset Police issues advice for Bournemouth Air Festival 2016

    18 August 2016
    The Air Festival, which starts today, has been an annual event since 2008 attracting over seven million visitors during its lifetime. The Force is asking the public to follow some ‘plane’ and simple advice to keep the weekend safe and enjoyabl...
  • Dorset Police urging event goers to be safe this summer

    28 July 2016
    Every year, thousands of people attend the vast array of events and festivals which are held in Dorset. The Force is asking visitors to remember some simple tips, to ensure that nothing ruins their experiences. Chief Inspector Chris Weeks, the Force lead...
  • Joint operation targets drugs and organised crime

    27 July 2016
    Dorset Police has targeted people suspected of being involved in the supply of drugs in Weymouth and a suspected organised crime group in Poole, as part of a joint operation with Devon & Cornwall Police. Operation Allied Wolf, which focused on drugs ...
  • Rural crime targeted in cross border operation

    21 June 2016
    A cross border operation to tackle criminals targeting rural communities took place on Wednesday 15 June 2016. Dorset Police led officers from Hampshire, Wiltshire and Dorset to detect and prevent those who use the road networks around the county borders...
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