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  • Update - CCTV appeal to identify man reportedly carrying a knife in Bournemouth

    01 October 2019
    Officers investigating an incident in which someone was reportedly seen to carry a knife into a Bournemouth fast food restaurant say a man has come forward and been interviewed.At around 9.55pm on Friday 13 September 2019 it was reported a man walked into...
  • Witness appeal following reported firearm incident in Poole

    14 September 2019
    Officers investigating a reported firearm incident in Poole are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 7pm on Wednesday 11 September 2019 Dorset Police received a report from a member of the public of a man pulling ...
  • Dorset Police releases results of 2019 firearms and ammunition surrender

    06 August 2019
    82 items were handed in to Dorset Police during the firearms and ammunition surrender which ran from 20 July - 4 August this year. The national campaign, instigated by the National Ballistics Intelligence Service (NABIS), was supported by other forces a...
  • Update – CCTV appeal following reported altercation in Bournemouth

    06 August 2019
    A man has been charged in connection with an incident in Bournemouth in which a man was allegedly seen carrying two knives. It was reported at 7.41am on Wednesday 31 July 2019 that an altercation took place on Colonnade Road involving a group of men. As...
  • Dorset Police supports national firearms surrender

    18 July 2019
    Police urge the public to hand in unwanted guns and ammunition in support of national campaign Dorset Police is appealing for people to hand in unwanted guns and ammunition during a two week national surrender period from 20 July to 4 August 2019. The p...
  • Incident in Ferndown - update

    11 June 2019
    A man and woman arrested following an incident in Ferndown have been released on police bail while enquiries continue. At around 4.15pm on Sunday 9 June 2019 officers attended an address in Coppins Close off Christchurch Road to carry out arrest enquirie...
  • Thank you to residents after incident in Ferndown

    10 June 2019
    Officers would like to thank residents for their support and patience during an incident in Ferndown in which a man and a woman have been arrested. At around 4.15pm on Sunday 9 June 2019 officers attended an address in Coppins Close off Christchurch Road...
  • Update – men charged in connection with reports of shots being fired in Weymouth

    12 April 2019
    Two men have been charged in connection with an incident where shots were reportedly fired in Weymouth. Dorset Police received a report at 5.53pm on Tuesday 22 May 2018 of shots being fired in Marsh Road near to the Asda supermarket. There were also repo...
  • March 2019 knife amnesty – Over 200 bladed items surrendered and destroyed

    02 April 2019
    Over 200 knives and bladed items were handed in to police during the week-long knife amnesty held in Dorset earlier this month. The amnesty was part of the ongoing national knife crime reduction initiative Operation Sceptre and ran from 11 - 17 March 20...
  • Update – man charged in connection with alleged firearms incident in Poole

    08 August 2018
    A man has been charged and is due to appear in court today, Wednesday 8 August 2018, in connection with an alleged firearms incident in Poole. Dorset Police was called to an address in Belben Road at 9.17pm on Monday 6 August 2018 to reports of a man wit...
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