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  • Update – appeal after public order offence in Swanage

    24 October 2017
    A man arrested in relation to a public order offence in Swanage has been released without charge. At 11.30am on Saturday 23 September 2017 Dorset Police received a report of man in Cow Lane swinging a sword around and acting in a threatening manner. The...
  • Enjoy yourself this Halloween, but please respect others

    23 October 2017
    Dorset Police is issuing advice to those celebrating Halloween to make it is a happy and safe time for everyone.   If you are going trick or treating this Halloween we want you to have fun and be safe, but remember, not everyone wants you to call at thei...
  • Witness appeal following sexual assault in Bournemouth

    23 October 2017
    Detectives investigating a sexual assault in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward. The incident was reported to police just after 9pm on Saturday 21 October 2017. The victim - a local woman aged in her 30s ...
  • Witness appeal following robbery in Bournemouth

    21 October 2017
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a robbery in Bournemouth town centre. At around 4.15am today, Saturday 21 October 2017, a robbery occurred on Holdenhurst Road. The victim - a local man aged in his 20s - was walking from ...
  • Update – appeal after alleged robbery in Christchurch

    20 October 2017
    A man arrested in connection with an alleged robbery in Christchurch has been released without charge. It was reported that on the morning of Wednesday 1 February 2017a woman aged in her 80s had been tied up and robbed in her home. Cash and jewellery wer...
  • Dorset Police volunteers recognised for their dedication at regional awards

    19 October 2017
    A regional awards ceremony, held to highlight the dedication and hard work of special constables and police support volunteers, has recognised the work of Dorset Police volunteers at an event in Gloucester.   The Dorset Victims' Bureau walked away with th...
  • Dorset Police and partners host a road safety day at Poole High School

    19 October 2017
    Dorset Police and partners have delivered a full day of interactive road safety presentations at Poole High School, highlighting risks on the road, right through to what happens in the event of a collision.   Jill Buller, Assistant Head of 6th Form at Poo...
  • Man charged following drugs warrant in Bournemouth

    19 October 2017
    A man arrested following a drugs warrant executed in Bournemouth is due to appear in court. On Friday 7 April 2017 officers executed a warrant under the Misuse of Drugs Act at an address in Tregonwell Road, Bournemouth. A 45-year-old Bournemouth man was...
  • Witness appeal following road safety incident in Weymouth

    19 October 2017
    Officers investigating reports of a road safety incident in Weymouth are appealing for any witnesses to come forward. Dorset Police is investigating an allegation of poor driving involving a white Ford Focus which took place at around 1pm on Saturday 14 ...
  • Update – witness appeal following alleged serious assault in Poole

    18 October 2017
    Detectives investigating an alleged serious assault in Poole have arrested a man on suspicion of assisting an offender. An investigation was launched following an incident at Sterte Close at around 2.20am on Monday 9 October 2017. Emergency services att...