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  • Appeal for witnesses following medical incident near Christchurch

    03 June 2020
    Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam footage to come forward after a cyclist sadly died following a suspected medical episode at Hurn near Christchurch. At 2.50pm on Sunday 24 May 2020 Dorset Police was called to a report ...
  • Update - three appear in court in connection with reported aggravated burglary in Ferndown

    02 June 2020
    Three men have been charged and have appeared in court in connection with an alleged aggravated burglary in Ferndown. It was reported that at around 9.55pm on Thursday 28 May 2020 three men entered an address on Ford Lane and allegedly took a quantity of...
  • Witness appeal after woman found injured in Gillingham

    01 June 2020
    Detectives investigating an incident where a woman was found injured in Gillingham are appealing for any witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Dorset Police received a report at 12.05am on Saturday 30 May 2020 that a woman had been found ...
  • Image appeal following burglary in Bere Regis

    01 June 2020
    Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward as they investigate a burglary in Bere Regis. A garage in the Rye Hill area was broken into some time between 6pm on Monday 25 May and 5pm on Tuesday 26 May 2020. Two high-va...
  • Witness appeal following assault in Wareham

    01 June 2020
    Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward as they investigate an assault in Wareham. The incident occurred at around 5pm on Wednesday 20 May 2020 in the car park of the Sainsbury’s supermarket in South Street. ...
  • Witness appeal following road traffic collision in Weymouth

    01 June 2020
    Officers investigating a road traffic collision in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam footage to come forward. At approximately 10.30am on Thursday 21 May 2020 a collision occurred on the B3155 Preston Road at the juncti...
  • Witness appeal following theft in Poole

    01 June 2020
    Officers investigating the theft of an electric mountain bike in Poole are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 10.30am on Friday 22 May 2020 the victim, a 75-year-old man, discovered his bike had been stolen from...
  • A big thank you to our Special Constables and volunteers

    01 June 2020
    Force celebrates Volunteers’ Week with a big thank you to its amazing Special Constables and police support volunteers. Monday 1 June 2020 marks the start of Volunteers’ Week and National Specials Weekend. Dorset Police’s 136 police sup...
  • CCTV appeal following robbery in Bournemouth

    01 June 2020
    Officers investigating a robbery in Bournemouth are issuing CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to. At around 4.10pm on Wednesday 20 May 2020 a man entered Poundland at the Mallard Road retail park and was seen to select a number of household i...
  • Joint statement urging public to respect communities and head home if it is busy

    31 May 2020
    As the numbers of people heading to Dorset beauty spots increases we are urging the public to respect our local communities and to stay safe. Dorset Council’s Corporate Director and duty Gold Command Officer Jonathan Mair said: “It is vital t...
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