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  • Appeal for information after theft of sheep in North Dorset

    20 April 2018
    Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward after around 50 sheep were stolen from a farm near Blandford. At around 7am on Wednesday 18 April 2018 it was discovered that the sheep had been taken from a field in the are...
  • Family pays tribute to man who died in tragic incident in Weymouth

    19 April 2018
    The family of a man who sadly died in an incident at Nothe Parade in Weymouth have issued a tribute. At 12.43pm on Monday 16 April 2018 Dorset Police was informed by the ambulance service of an incident at the Nothe Steps. It was reported that a boat had...
  • Witness appeal following arson at nature reserve in West Dorset

    19 April 2018
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following an arson incident at a nature reserve in West Dorset which destroyed an important historical hut. At around 11am on Saturday 14 April 2018 it was reported that an old railway hut had been set...
  • Update - alleged robbery in Poole

    19 April 2018
    A man arrested in connection with a reported robbery in Poole has been released from investigation. The incident is said to have occurred at around 9.50pm on Saturday 11 November 2017 when a Poole man aged in his 20s picked up two men from outside Sainsb...
  • Witness appeal following alleged dangerous driving incident in Wareham

    17 April 2018
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following an alleged dangerous driving incident in Wareham. At 6.11pm on Friday 6 April 2018 a Nissan Navara was seen being driven from South Street into Trinity Lane in what was reported to be a dange...
  • Police Community Support Investigators take to the streets of Dorset

    18 April 2018
    Dorset Police has introduced Police Community Support Investigators (PCSIs) to better meet the demands of modern policing. The 31 PCSIs will be based out of stations in Poole, Bournemouth, Blandford, Weymouth, Ferndown, Wareham and Bridport and will mean...
  • Appeal for witnesses after incident at Durdle Door

    18 April 2018
    Officers investigating an incident where a girl tragically died after being recovered from the water at Durdle Door are appealing for witnesses to come forward. At around 11.30am today, Wednesday 18 April 2018, HM Coastguard received reports of a child a...
  • Witness appeal following fail-to-stop injury collision in Poole

    18 April 2018
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a fail-to-stop collision in Poole. At 2.49pm today, Wednesday 18 April 2018, Dorset Police was called to reports of a road traffic collision at traffic lights on the Hunger Hill roundabout in...
  • Witness appeal following burglary at store in Wareham

    16 April 2018
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a break-in at a store in Wareham. At 2.19am on Monday 16 April 2018 Dorset Police was called to reports of a burglary involving two offenders at Horsey's Newsagent in North Street. Officer...
  • New Deputy Chief Constable in position at Dorset Police

    17 April 2018
    Dorset Police’s new Deputy Chief Constable David Lewis says he looks forward to maintaining the Force’s high standards. David took up his new position on Saturday 7 April 2018, when his predecessor James Vaughan was promoted to Chief Constabl...