Normal service resumes following Dorset Police's 101 phoneline fault20 July 2017
Dorset Police's 101 phoneline has resumed a normal service following a technical fault. The issue was reported to police at around 1pm today, Thursday 20 July 2017. It was fixed at around 2.45pm. The technical fault did not affect the emergency number 9...
Force welcomes HMIC PEEL report12 April 2017
Dorset Police and the Police & Crime Commissioner has welcomed the full annual Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) PEEL (Police Effectiveness, Efficiency and Legitimacy) report, released today. HMIC publish reports which make up i...
Force welcomes HMIC PEEL Effectivenes reports01 March 2017
Dorset Police and the Police & Crime Commissioner have welcomed a report concluding that the Force’s approach to keeping people safe and reducing crime continues to be ‘good’. The report forms part of Her Majesty’s Inspectorat...
Body Worn Video pilot continues in Blandford12 December 2016
The next phase of the Body Worn Video pilot starts in Blandford today, Monday 12 December 2016. Body Worn Video is a joint initiative between Dorset Police in alliance with Devon & Cornwall Police. It is a supportive tool for officers to enhance evid...
Body Worn Video pilot starts in Bournemouth09 November 2016
The business and technical benefits of Body Worn Video will be assessed during a six month pilot that started in Dorset today, Wednesday 9 November 2016. Body worn video (BWV) is a joint initiative between Dorset Police and Devon and Cornwall Police t...
Report shows Dorset Police are a good and efficient force03 November 2016
Dorset Police and the Acting Police and Crime Commissioner welcomed a report by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) published today, Thursday 3 November, which assesses force efficiency. The report graded Dorset as ‘good’ o...
Dorset Police reassures public on its latest crime statistics20 October 2016
Recorded crime in Dorset rose by 14% last year, according to figures released today, 20 October 2016,by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). The figures are for the year 2015/16 (1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016) compared with the previous 12 month per...
Force welcomes positive custody inspection report13 September 2016
Dorset Police and the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) have welcomed a report which concludes that the Force manages its custodial services well. The report followed inspections conducted jointly by HM Inspectorate of Prisons (HMIP) and HM Inspectora...
A big thank you from Dorset Police for supporting this year’s 101 campaign07 September 2016
As this year’s 101 campaign comes to an end, Dorset Police wants to thank the public for their support. All of the examples of the inappropriate use of the 101 service used throughout the campaign were genuine calls receive by Dorset Police in 2016...
Dorset Police ask you to think before you call 10126 July 2016
Dorset Police need your help to improve the 101 service. Please, think before calling. If you have something to report, which isn't happening now, consider using the Do It Online service on the website. This may be a suspicious incident or something that ...
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