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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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. ...
  • 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...
  • Public urged to avoid the area at Durdle Door in Purbeck

    30 May 2020
    Officers are appealing to the public to stay away from Durdle Door in Purbeck as emergency services are in attendance to deal with a number of casualties. Dorset Police was called at 3.43pm on Saturday 30 May 2020 to a report of concern for the safety of...
  • Witness appeal following reported aggravated burglary in Ferndown

    29 May 2020
    Detectives investigating an alleged aggravated burglary in Ferndown are appealing for witnesses to come forward. It is reported that at around 9.55pm on Thursday 28 May 2020 three men entered an address on Ford Lane and took a quantity of cash before dri...
  • Public urged to ‘think twice’ and protect and respect Dorset’s communities

    29 May 2020
    Dorset Police is urging residents and visitors to ‘think twice’ when out and about in the county to ensure lives are not being put at risk unnecessarily. Relaxation of lockdown legislation, coupled with warm and sunny weather, has seen a huge...
  • Witness appeal following reported robbery in Bournemouth

    28 May 2020
    Detectives investigating an alleged robbery in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. It is reported that at around 1.20am on Saturday 23 May 2020 the victim, a boy aged in his late teens, was walking through ...
  • Appeal for information following suspicious fire at Poole nature reserve

    27 May 2020
    Officers are appealing for anyone with information to come forward following a fire at a Poole nature reserve that it is believed may have been started deliberately. Dorset Police was contacted by the fire service at around 4.45pm on Tuesday 26 May 2020 ...
  • Appeal for information after woman bitten by dog in Poole

    27 May 2020
    Officers investigating an incident where a woman was bitten by a dog in Poole are appealing for anyone with information to come forward. The victim, a woman aged in her 50s, was cycling along the Sterte Esplanade at around 1pm on Sunday 24 May 2020 when ...

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