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  • Christmas drink and drug driving campaign – 10 people charged

    08 December 2017
    Ten people have been charged with drink or drug driving offences so far as part of Dorset Police’s Christmas drink and drug driving campaign. They are due to appear at courts in Poole and Weymouth during December 2017 and January 2018. The campaig...
  • Dorset Police target drink and drug drivers #ThisChristmas

    01 December 2017
    With the festive season approaching, police expect more people than usual will be out enjoying a drink. Dorset Police is running the annual Christmas drink and drug driving campaign from today, Friday 1 December 2017 through to Monday 1 January 2018.   ...
  • Witness appeal after vehicle reportedly fails to stop for police in Poole

    27 November 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward after it was reported that a vehicle failed to stop for police in Poole. The incident happened at around 3pm on Thursday 23 November 2017, involving a green Peugeot 206. The vehicle was followed by a ...
  • Witness appeal following driving incident in Poole

    01 November 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a vehicle reportedly failed to stop for police. At around 8.56pm yesterday, Wednesday 31 October 2017, officers were called to reports of a suspicious vehicle at Sandford Holiday Park in Organfor...
  • Dorset Police and partners host a road safety day at Poole High School

    19 October 2017
    Dorset Police and partners have delivered a full day of interactive road safety presentations at Poole High School, highlighting risks on the road, right through to what happens in the event of a collision.   Jill Buller, Assistant Head of 6th Form at Poo...
  • Witness appeal following road safety incident in Weymouth

    19 October 2017
    Officers investigating reports of a road safety incident in Weymouth are appealing for any witnesses to come forward. Dorset Police is investigating an allegation of poor driving involving a white Ford Focus which took place at around 1pm on Saturday 14 ...
  • Dorset Police officers to appear in ITV cocaine documentary alongside Gordon Ramsay

    16 October 2017
    Dorset Police traffic officers are to feature in an ITV documentary focusing on the impact of the international cocaine industry and how law enforcement is tackling the issue, with the two-part programme due to air on Thursday 19 October and 26 October.  ...
  • Witness appeal following fatal road traffic collision near Bere Regis

    13 October 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to a fatal road traffic collision near Bere Regis to come forward. At around 10.30am today, Friday 13 October 2017, a road traffic collision occurred on the A31 at the White Post junction. The collision involved a re...
  • Dorset Police to launch new scheme to help older drivers stay safe on the road

    27 September 2017
    Dorset Police is launching the ‘Older Drivers Forum’ which is designed to help keep older drivers on the road safely, for longer. The forum has received public backing by Lord Julian Fellowes and is made up of experts in road safety from across Dorset, wi...
  • Police operation targets cross-border crime in Dorset

    08 September 2017
    Officers in Dorset have been targeting criminals who commit crime across county borders in a proactive operation alongside partners over the last couple of weeks. Dorset Police's Rural Crime Team and East Dorset Neighbourhood Policing Team joined forces ...
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