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  • Play your part to make it a super Saturday

    02 July 2021
    As the England team prepare for their quarter final match against Ukraine in Euro 2020, the public is being asked to play their part in making it a safe, fun, and memorable event. Dorset Police, BCP Council and Dorset Council expect pubs and bars in the ...
  • Police pioneer surf therapy to combat mental health issues

    28 September 2020
    Devon and Cornwall Police and Dorset Police have developed a new scheme which uses surf therapy as a treatment method to combat PTSD, stress and mental health issues. The pilot scheme is the first programme of its kind in the world specifically tailored t...
  • Dorset Police pilot partnership with Portland Port Police

    17 July 2020
    Dorset Police and Portland Port Police have signed a Memorandum of Understanding. The signing took place on Friday 17 July 2020 and formalises a working relationship, which will see the two services support each other to keep the area safe for both loc...
  • Sexual Violence Awareness Week: Red Flag Event at Town Square, Bournemouth, Thursday 7 Feb 2019

    01 February 2019
    Bournemouth Borough Council is working in partnership with Bournemouth University, Dorset Rape Crisis and The Shores to support Sexual Violence Awareness Week 2019. The campaign, which runs from 4-10 February, aims to raise awareness about how sexual abus...
  • 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...

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