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  • Safety measures introduced at Durdle Door following major incident

    05 June 2020
    Representatives from Dorset Council, Dorset Police, Lulworth Estate and South West Ambulance Trust met on Friday 5 June 2020 to agree a joined up approach in managing visitor numbers to Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door beaches ahead of the weekend. Followin...
  • Update – appeal following reported theft in Poole

    05 June 2020
    A boy has been arrested in connection with the reported theft of an electric mountain bike in Poole. It is alleged that at around 10.30am on Friday 22 May 2020 a bike had been stolen from where it was secured outside W E Boone’s hardware store on t...
  • Witness appeal following assault in Poole

    05 June 2020
    Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward following an assault in Poole. At around 2.15pm on Friday 29 May 2020 the victim - a 16-year-old girl - was skateboarding along Poole Quay when a man approached her from behi...
  • Statement following the death of George Floyd

    04 June 2020
    Dorset Police's Chief Constable James Vaughan has issued a statement to the county's communities following the death of George Floyd in America.He said: "The death of George Floyd has left his family, loved ones and friends devastated and heartbroken. Com...
  • Dorset calls on people to ‘respect our communities’

    04 June 2020
    Organisations across Dorset are yet again urging people who are visiting Dorset and those that live here to think carefully about where they are going and if it is safe to do so. If it is busy and social distancing can’t be maintained, then people...
  • Update – appeal after woman reportedly bitten by dog in Poole

    04 June 2020
    A woman has been identified following an appeal after a woman was reportedly bitten by a dog in Poole. At around 1pm on Sunday 24 May 2020 the victim - a woman aged in her 50s - was cycling along the Sterte Esplanade when a dog allegedly approached her i...
  • 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...

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