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  • Police Community Support Investigators take to the streets of Dorset

    18 April 2018
    Dorset Police has introduced Police Community Support Investigators (PCSIs) to better meet the demands of modern policing. The 31 PCSIs will be based out of stations in Poole, Bournemouth, Blandford, Weymouth, Ferndown, Wareham and Bridport and will mean...
  • Appeal for witnesses after incident at Durdle Door

    18 April 2018
    Officers investigating an incident where a girl tragically died after being recovered from the water at Durdle Door are appealing for witnesses to come forward. At around 11.30am today, Wednesday 18 April 2018, HM Coastguard received reports of a child a...
  • Witness appeal following fail-to-stop injury collision in Poole

    18 April 2018
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a fail-to-stop collision in Poole. At 2.49pm today, Wednesday 18 April 2018, Dorset Police was called to reports of a road traffic collision at traffic lights on the Hunger Hill roundabout in...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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. ...
  • 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...
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