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  • Update – missing Bournemouth man located

    03 July 2020
    Officers searching for missing Bournemouth man Derek Rainchild are pleased to confirm he has been located. Derek, aged 54, was reported missing having last been seen at his home address at around 5.30pm on Friday 3 July 2020. Following searches by offic...
  • Come back safely to respect, protect and enjoy our communities

    02 July 2020
    Dorset Police is preparing for a surge of visitors this weekend as lockdown restrictions ease and the hospitality industry reopens. But the message to those living in and coming to our region is clear - come back safely, respect, protect and enjoy our co...
  • Dorset Police take part in national operation to target suspected organised crime gangs

    02 July 2020
    As part of the UK’s biggest ever law enforcement operation a series of warrants took place in Dorset to target suspected organised crime gangs involved in the supply of controlled drugs. Dorset Police worked alongside the South West Regional Organi...
  • Update – missing Bournemouth teenager located

    02 July 2020
    Officers searching for missing Bournemouth teenager Tarlia Perks are very pleased to confirm she has been located. The 14-year-old was reported missing having last been seen on the evening of Saturday 27 June 2020. Following searches by officer and enqu...
  • Further update in relation to Bournemouth murder investigation

    02 July 2020
    Detectives investigating the death of a man in Bournemouth have issued a further update and are renewing their appeal for anyone with information to come forward. The Major Crime Investigation Team (MCIT) is investigating the death of a man who was found...
  • Man charged in relation to report of rape in Bournemouth

    01 July 2020
    A man has been charged in connection with a report of rape in Bournemouth town centre. Dorset Police received a report at 4.37am on Sunday 1 December 2019 that a woman - aged in her 30s - had been raped. The incident was reported to have occurred in the ...
  • Murder investigation launched in Bournemouth – witness appeal

    01 July 2020
    Detectives have launched a murder investigation following the death of a man in Bournemouth and are appealing for anyone with information to come forward. Dorset Police received a report from the ambulance service at 5.49pm on Tuesday 30 June 2020 in rel...
  • Witness appeal following burglary near Wimborne

    01 July 2020
    Officers investigating a burglary near Wimborne are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 6.30pm on Thursday 25 June 2020 it is reported that a man was seen climbing out of a window of a property on Cockerell Close...
  • Update in relation to murder investigation in Bournemouth

    01 July 2020
    Detectives investigating the death of a man in Bournemouth have made a further arrest. Dorset Police received a report from the ambulance service at 5.49pm on Tuesday 30 June 2020 in relation to a 31-year-old man who had been found with stab wounds in Bo...
  • Appeal for witnesses following reported robbery in Bournemouth

    01 July 2020
    Detectives investigating an alleged knifepoint robbery in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 8.30pm on Friday 26 June 2020 the victim - a man aged in his 20s - was standing on St Peter’s Ro...
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