Filtered Search

March 2020  

  • Witness appeal following alleged assault in Shaftesbury

    31 March 2020
    Officers investigating an alleged assault on a Police Community Support Officer in Shaftesbury are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 2.15pm on Monday 30 March 2020 the victim - a female PCSO who was on duty - r...
  • Appeal for information following assault in Poole

    30 March 2020
    Officers investigating the assault of a woman in Poole are appealing for anyone with information to come forward. The victim, a woman who was dressed in her uniform for work at a nursing home, was walking in the Sherborn open space in Canford Heath at ar...
  • 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...
  • New coronavirus sanctions and police powers – advice to our communities

    27 March 2020
    Parliament has passed emergency powers for the police to enforce restrictions on public movement to reduce the spread of COVID-19, help the NHS and save lives.Under these rules, you should not leave your home unless strictly necessary for one of the follo...
  • Witness appeal following alleged indecent exposure incident in Verwood

    26 March 2020
    Officers are appealing for any witnesses to come forward following an alleged indecent exposure incident in Verwood. At around 2.20pm on Friday 13 March 2020 a man reportedly entered the park opposite Tesco Express on Ringwood Road. It is reported that h...
  • Update – pair due in court in connection with reported theft in Christchurch

    23 March 2020
    Two men are due to appear in court in connection with a reported theft in Christchurch. At around 2.15pm on Monday 4 November 2019 it was reported that two men entered the driveway of Volsen LTD on Barrack Road and allegedly stole a roll of white roofing...
  • Chief Constable James Vaughan’s message to our communities

    24 March 2020
    Dorset Police’s Chief Constable James Vaughan has issued a personal message to the county’s communities in the wake of the latest COVID-19 restrictions. He said: "Last night the Government announced emergency measures that represent some of t...
  • Witness appeal following arson in Ashley Heath

    23 March 2020
    Officers investigating an arson incident at a country park in Ashley Heath are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 5.10pm on Thursday 19 March 2020 a group of three young people set fire to benches and play park ...
  • Update – arrests in connection with alleged aggravated burglary in Bournemouth

    23 March 2020
    Detectives investigating a report of an aggravated burglary in Bournemouth have arrested five people. Dorset Police was called at 10.07pm on Thursday 19 March 2020 to a report of a group of men wearing balaclavas entering an address on St Peter’s R...
  • Witness appeal following burglary in Southbourne

    23 March 2020
    Officers investigating a burglary in Southbourne are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Some time between 5pm on Friday 20 March and 10am on Monday 23 March 2020 two outboard powerboat motors were stolen from Hengistbury ...
News archive FOI disclosure log

Media / Journalists

If you are an accredited journalist or member of the media, please click here for information about how to contact our News Team. They don’t handle other enquiries, but members of the public can contact us in many other way by clicking here.