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  • Emergency services training exercise on Portland

    08 November 2018
    A large-scale multi-agency training exercise took place on Portland to test the emergency services’ response to a major incident. This exercise was held during the afternoon and evening of Wednesday 7 November 2018 and was designed to enhance the s...
  • Exercise tests multi-agency response to missing people investigations

    10 July 2017
    An exercise to test the emergency response to finding missing people took place in Holt Heath Nature Reserve on Friday 7 July 2017. Specially trained officers, the NPAS helicopter, Dorset Search and Rescue, Wessex 4x4 and Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Re...
  • Major incident exercise in Bournemouth

    05 October 2016
    Dorset Police will be conducting a multi-agency major incident exercise in Bournemouth and is reassuring the public not to be concerned. The exercises will take place on two consecutive Thursdays - 6 and 13 October 2016 - between 8pm and midnight at the ...
  • Final day of major incident exercise tests mortuary arrangements

    28 April 2016
    The final day of a three-day exercise based around a serious collision tested plans to respectfully manage a large number of fatalities today (Thursday 28 April). Activities were based at the Bournemouth Public Mortuary at Holly Tree Lodge, with a simula...
  • Exercise tests plan to help friends and family members

    27 April 2016
    A three-day exercise staged around a serious multi-vehicle collision has tested how local organisations would help people recover from a major incident. While some police investigation continued at the simulated collision site near Ringwood Road in West ...
  • Exercise tests multi-agency response to major collision

    26 April 2016
    A three-day exercise to test the emergency response to, and aftermath of, a serious collision started today (Tuesday 26 April 2016). The collision - involving two large coaches, a minibus, a lorry, a bicycle and five cars - was staged at a site near Ringw...