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  • Appeal for information following dangerous driving incident in Poole

    19 June 2020
    Officers are appealing for anyone with information to come forward after a vehicle made off from police and was seen driving dangerously in Poole. At around 2pm on Thursday 18 June 2020 officers from Dorset Police’s No Excuse team attempted to stop...
  • Dorset Police urge motorists to behave sensibly on our roads

    22 May 2020
    Dorset Police will be stepping up its education and enforcement of the ‘fatal five’ with a focus on speed as part of a National Police Chiefs’ Council operation. With the gradual relaxing of lockdown restrictions, police forces througho...
  • Appeal for information following dangerous driving incident in North Dorset

    15 April 2020
    Officers investigating a dangerous driving incident in North Dorset are appealing for any witnesses or motorists with relevant dashcam footage to come forward. At around 6.25pm on Saturday 11 April 2020 Dorset Police received a report of a black BMW 3 Se...
  • Witness appeal after alleged dangerous driving incident in North Dorset

    01 April 2020
    Officers investigating an alleged dangerous driving incident in North Dorset are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. It was reported that, at around 2pm on Tuesday 31 March 2020, a black BMW 3 series was seen to drive dang...
  • Witness appeal after car failed to stop for officers near Dorchester

    05 February 2020
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a car failed to stop when requested near Dorchester. At 8.51pm on Wednesday 29 January 2020 it was reported that a silver Mitsubishi pick-up failed to stop for officers when requested after it ha...
  • Drink OR drive this Christmas – you can’t do both

    11 December 2019
    Dorset Police officers will be out and about in the run up to Christmas and New Year enforcing against anyone who is selfish or foolish enough to drive while under the influence of alcohol. Drivers will be breath tested if police think their driving has...
  • Update – man due in court in connection with reported dangerous driving in Weymouth

    17 October 2019
    A man is due to appear in court in connection with a reported dangerous driving incident in Weymouth. At around 5.35pm on Monday 8 April 2019 officers attempted to stop a silver Vauxhall Vectra in the area of Spa Road. It was reported the vehicle made of...
  • Appeal for information in relation to alleged road safety offences near Sherborne

    15 October 2019
    Officers investigating reports of road safety offences near Sherborne are appealing for any witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage to come forward. At around 10.30am on Saturday 12 October 2019 Dorset Police received reports of horses and hounds from a...
  • Appeal for information following reported dangerous driving incident in Bournemouth

    01 September 2019
    Detectives investigating a reported dangerous driving incident in Boscombe are appealing for any witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam footage to come forward. At around 6.40pm on Friday 30 August 2019 officers from the local neighbourhood policing t...
  • Operation Snap launches in Dorset

    16 July 2019
    Secure website allows public to upload video and photos of driving incidentsDorset Police has announced the launch of Operation Snap, a secure online portal through which members of the public can upload dashcam or otherwise filmed video and digital photo...
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