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  • 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...
  • Witness appeal following break to stores in Dorset

    13 April 2018
    Officers are appealing for the public’s help after burglaries at two WHSmith stores in Dorset. The most recent incident occurred just before midnight on Monday 9 April 2018 when two men gained access to WHSmith in Crown Mead in Wimborne. Cigarettes...
  • Witness appeal following road traffic collision in North Dorset

    13 April 2018
    Officers investigating a road traffic collision in North Dorset are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to get in contact. At around 3.50pm yesterday, Thursday 12 April 2018, a two-vehicle collision occurred on the B3081 near Motcombe by t...
  • Update – arrests following reported commercial burglaries in Weymouth

    13 April 2018
    A man and a woman have been arrested in connection with reported break-ins at two commercial premises in Weymouth. Dorset Police received a report at around 7.30pm on Sunday 11 March 2018 of a break-in at the Fun Factory on the Granby Industrial Estate. ...
  • Man charged in connection with fatal collision near Weymouth

    13 April 2018
    A man arrested in connection with a fatal collision on the B3157 Coast Road near Weymouth has been issued with a postal requisition. Police were called at 8.34am on Wednesday 17 May 2017 to reports of a collision between a grey BMW 350d and a black Hyund...
  • E-fit appeal after indecent exposure in Bournemouth

    11 April 2018
    Officers are releasing an e-fit of a suspect following a report of an indecent exposure in Bournemouth. The incident happened at around 7.15pm on Thursday 22 March 2018 when the victim - a woman aged in her 30s - was running along Bournemouth promenade. ...
  • Update – witness appeal following reported attempted robbery in Weymouth

    11 April 2018
    Two men arrested in connection with an alleged attempted robbery in Weymouth have been released without charge. Dorset Police received a report of an incident at around 10.20pm on Friday 6 October 2017 on Custom House Quay outside Rendezvous. It was all...
  • Sudden death of man in Poole – witness appeal

    11 April 2018
    Officers investigating the sudden death of a man on behalf of the coroner are appealing for a potential witness to come forward. At around 10pm on Wednesday 21 February 2018 Dorset Police received a call from Poole Hospital reporting that a man had been ...
  • Witness appeal following robbery in Poole

    10 April 2018
    Detectives are appealing for anyone with information to come forward after a teenage boy was robbed in Poole. The 14-year-old victim was near to the public toilets at Canford Cliffs beach with his girlfriend at around 8.50pm on Friday 6 April 2018 when h...
  • Update – witness appeal following alleged assault in Bournemouth

    09 April 2018
    A man arrested in connection with an alleged assault in Bournemouth has been released without charge. At 12.35am on Tuesday 12 December 2017 it was reported that three men had entered an address in Lowther Gardens and assaulted a man. The alleged offend...
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