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  • Fatal collision in Bournemouth - witness appeal

    05 March 2017
    Police are appealing for witnesses after a single vehicle fatal collision in Bournemouth. Officers were called at around 3.05am on Sunday 5 March 2017 to reports that a grey Vauxhall Astra had collided with a lamp post before hitting a tree along Harewoo...
  • Witness appeal following potentially sexually motivated assault in Bournemouth

    03 March 2017
    Officers investigating a potentially sexually motivated assault in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward. The incident happened at approximately 7.35pm on Wednesday 1 March 2017. The victim - a 21-year-old l...
  • Dorset Police officers to appear on Jeremy Kyle on Monday night

    03 March 2017
    Dorset Police officers are set to feature in an ITV documentary with Jeremy Kyle on Monday night at 8pm. Kyle Files investigates high-profile issues that impact on people’s lives across Britain, with the next episode focusing on dangers at the whee...
  • Witness appeal following theft of tractor in West Dorset

    03 March 2017
    Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward after thieves stole a tractor from a farm in West Dorset. Sometime between 5pm on Friday 24 February and 7am on Saturday 25 February 2017 a new blue Holland Tractor T50/60 with the registration of HF11 F...
  • Awards ceremony recognises policing excellence and long service

    03 March 2017
    Police officers, staff and volunteers were recognised for their exceptional contribution to policing at the Dorset Police Annual Awards Ceremony on Tuesday 28 February 2017. As the family and friends of recipients looked on, a total of 23 awards were pr...
  • Update: Man charged following alleged assault in Poole

    03 March 2017
    One man has been charged in connection with an assault in Poole. The incident took place at approximately 2.15am on Sunday 27 November 2016 outside Patrick's wine bar on Bournemouth Road. It was reported that a 20-year-old local man sustained serious fa...
  • UPDATE: Five released without charge following burglary in Blandford

    03 March 2017
    Five people have been released without charge following a burglary in Blandford. Sometime between 1pm and 9pm on Thursday 1 December 2016 offenders gained access to a property in Damory Court Street. A number of items of jewellery and six war medals bel...
  • Model trains stolen in North Bournemouth burglary

    02 March 2017
    Officers investigating a burglary in North Bournemouth are appealing for anyone with information to come forward - with pictures of some of the stolen items being released. The incident, in which a shed in Green Lane was broken into, happened between mid...
  • Our cyber challenge has been hacked

    02 March 2017
    A winner has been selected following the first cyber challenge that was created by Dorset Police Cyber-Crime Unit in support of Safer Internet Day 2017. In support of Safer Internet Day, a cyber security challenge was issued, aimed at developing young pe...
  • Force welcomes HMIC PEEL Effectivenes reports

    01 March 2017
    Dorset Police and the Police & Crime Commissioner have welcomed a report concluding that the Force’s approach to keeping people safe and reducing crime continues to be ‘good’. The report forms part of Her Majesty’s Inspectorat...
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