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  • Appeal for witnesses following reported assault in Christchurch

    20 September 2019
    Officers investigating a reported assault in Christchurch are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. The incident occurred at the We Buy Any Car garage at the Bailey Bridge Retail Park at around 2.50pm on Thursday 12 Septembe...
  • Update – woman due in court in connection with reported assault in Swanage

    20 September 2019
    A woman is due to appear in court in connection with a reported assault in Swanage. The incident happened at around 4.50pm on Saturday 2 March 2019 at the bus station. A local man aged in his 50s was reportedly assaulted by a woman who had got off a num...
  • Witness appeal following criminal damage near Sherborne

    19 September 2019
    Officers investigating criminal damage to a car near Sherborne are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At approximately 12.40am on Saturday 14 September 2019 a silver Ford Fiesta was damaged on Hill View in Bishop’s ...
  • Witness appeal following serious collision in Poole

    19 September 2019
    Officers investigating a serious road traffic collision in Poole are appealing for any witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam footage to come forward. The single vehicle collision occurred at around 6.40pm on Tuesday 17 September 2019 on Parkstone Roa...
  • Dorset Police celebrates long service and policing excellence at awards ceremony

    19 September 2019
    Officers, staff and volunteers have been recognised for their exceptional contribution to keep Dorset safe at an awards ceremony. The event, held at the Dorford Centre in Dorchester on Wednesday 18 September 2019, saw ten awards presented to recipients i...
  • Update – CCTV appeal following reported theft of cash in Bournemouth

    18 September 2019
    A woman has come forward in relation to a reported theft in Bournemouth. At approximately 9.15am on Wednesday 11 September 2019 a quantity of cash was withdrawn from a cashpoint outside the Boscombe Superstore on Christchurch Road. The person who withdr...
  • Witness appeal following reported exposure incident in Poole

    18 September 2019
    Officers investigating a reported incident of indecent exposure in Poole are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. The incident is reported to have occurred at around 12.30pm on Saturday 14 September 2019 at the Creekmoor Po...
  • Dorset schools recognised for their commitment to road safety education

    18 September 2019
    Primary and secondary schools across Dorset have received either a bronze, silver or gold award for their work in partnership with Dorset Road Safe to educate students about road safety.    In the primary schools category, Heathlands Primary School receiv...
  • Death of man in Weymouth – further update

    17 September 2019
    A 38-year-old man arrested in connection with the death of a man in Weymouth has been released from custody while enquiries continue. Dorset Police was called at 10.17am on Saturday 7 September 2019 by the ambulance service following reports of the sudde...
  • Scheme prevents nearly £1 million being handed over to fraudsters

    17 September 2019
    A partnership involving local banks and Dorset Police has helped to prevent nearly £1 million getting into the hands of fraudsters. The banking protocol scheme sees bank staff trained to spot when someone is about to fall victim to a scam and aims ...