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  • Police car makeover in vehicle crime campaign

    12 May 2017
    Dorset Police is launching its summer vehicle crime awareness and prevention campaign with the deployment of a specially branded police car across the county. The fully marked vehicle will continue to respond to emergency calls for assistance and carry o...
  • Dorset Police officers to appear on Countryfile

    12 May 2017
    Dorset Police officers are set to feature on the BBC programme Countryfile on Sunday 14 May 2017 at 7pm. Countryfile focuses on issues that impact on the rural community across Britain, with the next episode highlighting thefts of black-headed and Medit...
  • Update: Man charged following alleged robbery in Bournemouth

    10 May 2017
    A man has been charged in connection with an alleged robbery at a shop in Bournemouth. Detectives launched an investigation following reports of a robbery at the Londis supermarket in Christchurch Road at around 8.45am on Monday 1 May 2017. It was repor...
  • Appeal following theft of statue in Verwood

    10 May 2017
    Police are appealing for anyone with information to come forward following the theft of a statue in Verwood - with an image of the statue being released. It was reported that a life-size bronze deer and fawn statue was stolen from an address on Doe's Lan...
  • Witness appeal following burglary and theft in North Dorset

    09 May 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following a burglary and theft in North Dorset. At 12.05pm on Monday 8 May 2017 it was reported that offenders had broken into a large detached barn in the Melbury Abbas are...
  • Police urge public to follow security advice after a series of burglaries in Dorset

    09 May 2017
    Dorset Police is warning home owners and property developers to secure their properties following a series of residential burglaries. The Force has experienced seven dwelling burglaries during April to homes under renovation, which have resulted in the t...
  • UPDATE: Man due in court in connection with fire at HMP Guys Marsh near Shaftesbury

    09 May 2017
    A man is due to appear in court in connection with a fire on the roof of a building within HMP Guys Marsh near Shaftesbury. Emergency services were called to the incident at around 8pm on Friday 10 March 2017. All prisoners and staff were accounted for ...
  • Man due in court following fatal collision in Stalbridge

    09 May 2017
    A man is due to appear in court in connection with a fatal collision in Stalbridge in which a motorcyclist died. Officers were called at 3.22pm on Friday 7 October 2016 to reports of a collision between a Suzuki motorcycle and a tractor registered to a S...
  • Witness appeal after robbery in Shaftesbury

    08 May 2017
    Officers investigating reports of a robbery in Shaftesbury are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward. The incident happened at around 2pm on Wednesday 3 May 2017 in the Angel Lane car park. The victim, a local man in his 30...
  • UPDATE: Request for public help after report of paraglider out of control

    08 May 2017
    A paraglider who was reported to have been out of control in Gillingham has contacted officers to say he is safe and well. At 9.48pm on Sunday 7 May 2017 Dorset Police received a call from a concerned member of the public. Around 30 minutes earlier he h...
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