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  • Dorset Police release figures of 2017 firearms surrender

    04 December 2017
    More than 300 firearms and ammunition were handed in to Dorset Police during a nationally held firearms surrender. The campaign, led by the National Ballistics Intelligence Service, ran for two weeks and ended last Sunday (26/11). Items surrendered to D...
  • Appeal for witnesses following attempted robbery in Bournemouth

    01 December 2017
    Detectives investigating an attempted robbery in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. The incident happened sometime between 12pm and 1pm on Monday 27 November 2017 in Argyll Road in Boscombe. The victim - ...
  • Witness appeal following fatal road traffic collision near Dorchester

    01 December 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a fatal road traffic collision in Owermoigne near Dorchester. Dorset Police was informed of the incident outside Galton Garden Centre on the A352 Wareham Road at 3.56pm today, Friday 1 Decemb...
  • Laptop belonging to late teenage cancer victim located - two people charged

    30 November 2017
    A laptop that was reportedly stolen during a burglary while the occupant was saying a final goodbye to her 15-year-old daughter who tragically died four days earlier has been located - with two people being charged. It was reported that sometime between...
  • Dorset Police target drink and drug drivers #ThisChristmas

    01 December 2017
    With the festive season approaching, police expect more people than usual will be out enjoying a drink. Dorset Police is running the annual Christmas drink and drug driving campaign from today, Friday 1 December 2017 through to Monday 1 January 2018.   ...
  • Brother of manslaughter victim supports police campaign to end ‘One Punch’ deaths

    29 November 2017
    Dorset Police is launching its ‘One Punch’ campaign with the release of an emotive video to highlight the consequences of confrontation and violence.    View the video on our #OnePunch campaign page > In 2016, the Force dealt with almost 10,000 crimes ...
  • Witness appeal following road traffic collision in Poole

    29 November 2017
    Officers are appealing for any witnesses to a road traffic collision in Poole to come forward. At around 7.10pm on Friday 24 November 2017 a group of motorcyclists was travelling westbound along the Dorset Way when two of them, a blue Suzuki and a blue Y...
  • Update – witness appeal following alleged robbery in Poole

    29 November 2017
    A man has been arrested in connection with an alleged robbery in Poole. It was reported that at around 9.50pm on Saturday 11 November 2017 a Poole man aged in his 20s picked up two men from outside Sainsbury’s in Pitwines Close. The men then repor...
  • Update – appeal following suspicious incident near Dorchester

    28 November 2017
    A man arrested in connection with a suspicious incident at a car park near Dorchester has been given a caution. It was reported that at around 5.30pm on Saturday 26 August 2017 a man was seen in the Giant’s viewpoint car park at Cerne Abbas alleged...
  • Witness appeal after street robbery in Bournemouth

    28 November 2017
    Detectives are appealing for information after a street robbery in Bournemouth. The incident happened at around 9am today, Tuesday 28 November 2017, when the victim was walking through Fampoux Gardens between Firbank Road and Green Road. The victim - a ...
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