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  • Distraction theft in Shaftesbury – witness appeal

    20 October 2021
    Detectives investigating a series of distraction thefts are appealing for witnesses following another incident in Shaftesbury. The victim, a man aged in his 60s, was in the Bell Street car park in the town at around 3.57pm on Saturday 16 October 2021 whe...
  • Easing lockdown vigilance campaign

    15 April 2021
    The senior officer responsible for ensuring the UK is protected against the threat of terrorism is warning businesses and the public that they must be alert to more than just the threat of COVID-19 this summer. Counter Terrorism Policing’s Senior ...
  • Dorset Police response to London attacks

    04 June 2017
    On behalf of Dorset Police and Devon and Cornwall Police, Assistant Chief Constable Sharon Taylor said: “As details emerge from this Metropolitan-led investigation, our thoughts are with all those affected from these incidents and to all our colleag...
  • National security threat level reduced from critical to severe

    27 May 2017
    In a statement on behalf of Dorset Police and Devon & Cornwall Police,Assistant Chief Constable Sharon Taylor, said: “As people will be aware, the Prime Minister has now reduced the national security threat level from critical to severe. &ldquo...
  • Further police reassurance in relation to rise in UK threat level

    25 May 2017
    Assistant Chief Constable Russ Middleton said: “In response to the recent change in the threat level to critical, armed officers from Devon and Cornwall Police and Dorset Police will be seen out and about in our communities, throughout both Force ar...
  • Police issue reassurance message following rise in UK threat level

    24 May 2017
    Following the rise in the UK threat level officers in Dorset are issuing a message of reassurance to the public and are asking everyone to be alert and not alarmed. Dorset Police Deputy Chief Constable James Vaughan said: "As part of the ongoing investig...
  • Message regarding Manchester concert attack

    23 May 2017
    Superintendent Mike Rogers, of Dorset Police, said: “Our thoughts are with everyone who has been affected by the events in Manchester and our deepest condolences are with the families and friends of those who tragically lost their lives. “Dor...
  • Message regarding yesterday’s London terrorist attack

    23 March 2017
    Chief Superintendent Colin Searle, of Dorset Police, said: “Our thoughts are with anyone affected by yesterday’s events in London and our condolences are with the families and friends of those who tragically lost their lives, including a servi...
  • Strategic Alliance support National Counter Terrorism Awareness Week

    28 November 2016
    In support of National Counter Terrorism Awareness Week, which will run from Monday 28 November to Sunday 4 December, Dorset Police in alliance with Devon and Cornwall Police, will be taking part in a week of action which will include providing advice on ...
  • Guns Off Our Streets: Dorset Police shares national appeal

    01 November 2016
    The National Crime Agency (NCA) and National Counter Terrorism Policing (NCTP) are appealing directly to the public for information that could prevent criminals and terrorists from gaining access to firearms and ammunition. The appeal, led by two of the ...

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