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  • Police, ambulance, councils and others unite to tackle #Unacceptable verbal abuse, assaults and attacks on key workers

    16 April 2020
    Emergency services and other partner agencies across Dorset are working together to highlight the #Unacceptable trend in the number of verbal abuse, assaults or attacks their staff face and the rising number involving threats of COVID-19 infection. Durin...
  • Officers to continue their patrols reminding the public to stay at home

    15 April 2020
    Officers are continuing to engage with communities across Dorset to ensure the public are complying with the COVID-19 (coronavirus) restrictions. National statistics have revealed that 3,203 on-the-spot fines for alleged breaches of the lockdown laws wer...
  • Appeal for information following dangerous driving incident in North Dorset

    15 April 2020
    Officers investigating a dangerous driving incident in North Dorset are appealing for any witnesses or motorists with relevant dashcam footage to come forward. At around 6.25pm on Saturday 11 April 2020 Dorset Police received a report of a black BMW 3 Se...
  • Update in relation to report of sexual assault in Christchurch

    14 April 2020
    A man has come forward and is assisting officers following a CCTV appeal in relation to a report of sexual assault on a woman in Christchurch. It was reported that at around 2am on Sunday 15 March 2020 the victim - a 19-year-old woman -was approached by ...
  • Family tribute following fatal collision near Weymouth

    09 April 2020
    The family of a man who very sadly died in a collision near Weymouth has issued a tribute to their loved one. Officers were called at 11.41am on Sunday 22 March 2020 to reports of a collision on the A354 Weymouth Relief Road involving a white Nissan Micr...
  • Live in Dorset? Love your local area

    08 April 2020
    Residents from across Dorset are being urged by BCP Council, Dorset Council and Dorset Police to stay at home over the Easter break, with any exercise taken directly from their front doors. Leader of Dorset Council, Cllr Spencer Flower, said, “We k...
  • Update in relation to reported public order incident in Poole

    08 April 2020
    A man and a woman have come forward following an appeal in relation to a reported public order incident at a park in Poole. The incident occurred at Baiter Park at around 6.50pm on Sunday 29 March and involved a woman who was running with her German Shep...
  • Witness appeal following collision in Weymouth

    08 April 2020
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a collision in Weymouth. At around 7.30pm on Monday 6 April 2020 it was reported that a light blue Ford Ecosport was in collision with a stationary dark blue Land Rover Discovery on Dorcheste...
  • Man due to appear in court in connection with collision near Wimborne

    08 April 2020
    A man is due to appear in court in connection with a road traffic collision near Wimborne. At around 12.10pm on Monday 28 May 2018 a four-vehicle collision occurred in the area of Badbury Rings on the B3092 between Blandford and Wimborne. A passenger in...
  • Man arrested in connection with reported theft of bicycles at Royal Bournemouth Hospital

    07 April 2020
    Officers investigating the alleged theft of bicycles belonging to staff at the Royal Bournemouth Hospital have arrested a man. Three bicycles were reportedly stolen on Monday 30 March and Tuesday 31 March 2020 from outside the hospital. Following enquir...

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