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  • Update – appeal after public order offence in Swanage

    24 October 2017
    A man arrested in relation to a public order offence in Swanage has been released without charge. At 11.30am on Saturday 23 September 2017 Dorset Police received a report of man in Cow Lane swinging a sword around and acting in a threatening manner. The...
  • Dorset Police release use of force figures

    21 September 2017
    Dorset Police have today, Friday 22 September, released figures on the use of force by officers, in support of the Home Office Annual Data Review (ADR) requirement. From 1 April 2017, a new way of recording use of force tactics became mandatory for all p...
  • Witness appeal following alleged affray in Weymouth

    05 September 2017
    Officers investigating an alleged affray in Weymouth are appealing for anyone with information to come forward. At around 12.30pm on Saturday 2 September 2017, Dorset Police was alerted by colleagues from British Transport Police to reports of a disturba...
  • UPDATE - Reported threats toward mother and child in Blandford

    24 February 2017
    A man arrested in connection with an incident in which a man reportedly made sexually-motivated threats toward a mother and child in Blandford has been released without charge. The reported incident happened at around 3.10pm on Monday 13 February 2017 on...
  • UPDATE - Man arrested following reported threats toward mother and child in Blandford

    22 February 2017
    Officers investigating an incident in which a man reportedly made sexually-motivated threats toward a mother and child in Blandford have made an arrest. The incident happened at around 3.10pm on Monday 13 February 2017 on West Street. It is alleged a ma...
  • Public consultation on Taser launched today

    05 December 2016
    The number of Taser trained police officers across Dorset is to be reviewed as part of a new project. Taser is an item of personal protective equipment available to police officers. It is a controlled energy device which incapacitates the subject tempora...
  • Police ready for Euro 2016

    06 June 2016
    Dorset Police and Devon & Cornwall Police are ready for a summer of football as Euro 2016 gets underway in June. England, Wales and Northern Ireland will take part in the UEFA Euro 2016 tournament in France. The competition begins on the 10 June and ...
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