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  • Tribute to Dorset Police Constable Martin Vaughan

    28 May 2021
    Tributes have been paid to serving Dorset Police Constable Martin Vaughan who very sadly died suddenly in Poole. Martin, who was 51 years old, died at his home on the evening of Sunday 23 May 2021 as a result of a tragic medical episode. Dorset Police&r...
  • Appeal for information after body found in water off Lyme Regis

    21 April 2021
    Detectives are appealing for anyone with information to come forward after the body of a woman was sadly recovered from the sea off Lyme Regis. Dorset Police received a report from the Coastguard at 10.48am on Monday 19 April 2021 that the body of a woma...
  • Update in relation to investigation into death of woman in Poole

    23 December 2020
    A man arrested in connection with the death of a woman in Poole has been released from the investigation. A 5.39am on Sunday 6 December 2020 officers received a report from the ambulance service of a sudden death of a 44-year-old woman from Poole at an a...
  • Tributes paid to much-loved serving Dorset Police Constable

    02 October 2020
    Dorset Police Chief Constable James Vaughan is paying tribute to serving Police Constable Mandy Berrystone who has sadly suddenly died. The ambulance service was called to Mandy’s home in Poole on the evening of Wednesday 30 September 2020 followin...
  • Tribute to Dorset Police Sergeant Ian Woodward

    03 April 2020
    Tributes have been paid to serving Dorset Police Sergeant Ian Woodward who very sadly died in Bournemouth after a period of illness.Ian, who was 56 years old, died at his home just before 10am on Monday 30 March 2020.He had been unwell since Christmas and...
  • Statement about the death of a serving Dorset Police officer

    30 March 2020
    Dorset Police’s Chief Constable James Vaughan has announced the very sad death of a serving police officer. He said: “I can confirm one of our serving officers sadly died at his home in Bournemouth just before 10am today, Monday 30 March 2020...
  • Appeal for information following death of woman in Bournemouth

    20 November 2019
    Detectives investigating the death of a woman at her home in Bournemouth are appealing for anyone with information or recent sightings of her to come forward. Dorset Police was called at 3.04pm on Tuesday 5 November 2019 to a report that a woman had been...
  • Tribute to Dorset Police Detective Constable Jon Hicken

    16 October 2019
    Tributes have been paid to serving Dorset Police Detective Constable Jon Hicken who very sadly died in Bournemouth on his way to work. Jon, who was 47 years old, was found unconscious in Boscombe Chine Gardens at Boscombe Pier, on the morning of Sunday 6...
  • Investigation into death of man on Portland – update

    05 August 2019
    Detectives investigating the death of a man on Portland say a witness has come forward following an appeal. Officers were called to High Street, Fortuneswell, at 5.30am yesterday, Sunday 4 August, following a request from the ambulance service for assist...
  • Witness appeal following death of man on Portland

    04 August 2019
    Detectives investigating the death of a man on Portland are appealing for any witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Dorset Police received a call from the ambulance service at 5.30am today, Sunday 4 August 2019, requesting assistance with...
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