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  • Voluntary offender tagging scheme continues to prove a success

    28 April 2017
    Dorset Police reports multiple successes from a scheme where offenders voluntarily wear tags in a bid to stop re-offending. The voluntary offender tagging scheme provides offenders with the opportunity to be fitted with a GPS tag for an agreed period whi...
  • Witness appeal after serious road traffic collision in Bournemouth

    27 April 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses after a serious road traffic collision in Bournemouth. At 11.45am yesterday, Wednesday 26 April 2017, police received a report of a collision in Southbourne Road involving a pedestrian and a car. As a result of the c...
  • Witness appeal after man found with stab wounds in Bournemouth

    27 April 2017
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a man was found with stab wounds in Bournemouth. Police received a report from the ambulance service at around 11.40am this morning, Thursday 27 April 2017, that a man had been found injured in an alleyway bet...
  • Next of kin appeal – Dean Johnson

    27 April 2017
    The coroner for Dorset is seeking the assistance of the public to find the next of kin of a man who died in Bournemouth. Dean Johnson, who was 44 years old, died at the Royal Bournemouth Hospital on Tuesday 28 March 2017. The coroner is making inquiries...
  • Man released without charge following assault in Bournemouth

    26 April 2017
    Detectives investigating an assault in Bournemouth have released a man without charge. The incident happened at around 2.15am on Wednesday 15 February 2017 along Madeira Road. It is reported that the victim - a local man aged in his 20s - was approached...
  • Man released without charge following aggravated burglary in Poole

    26 April 2017
    Detectives investigating an aggravated burglary in Poole have released a man without charge. Officers were called at approximately 9.15pm on Friday 13 January 2017 to an address in Ashley Road following reports that three masked men had forced their way ...
  • Witness appeal following alleged assault in Poole

    25 April 2017
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses following an alleged assault in Poole. Officers were called to Ringwood Road at around 12.30am yesterday, Monday 24 April 2017, to reports that a cyclist had been assaulted near to Tesco Express. The victim - a Bou...
  • Volunteers invited to sign up to Community Speed Watch

    25 April 2017
    Dorset Police is inviting local communities who have concerns about speeding in their area to sign up to Community Speed Watch. The initiative gives local communities the opportunity to get actively involved in road safety, with teams operating in vil...
  • Next of kin appeal – Stephen Pimm

    24 April 2017
    The coroner for Dorset is seeking the assistance of the public to find the next of kin of a man who has died in Bournemouth. Stephen Pimm, who was 50 years old, died in the Bournemouth area on Thursday 20 April 2017. His death is not being treated as sus...
  • Appeal after series of motorcycle thefts in Weymouth and Portland

    24 April 2017
    Officers in Weymouth and Portland are appealing for information after a series of motorcycle thefts in the area. There have been at least three reported thefts of motorbikes in Weymouth since Thursday 6 April 2017 and a further three on Portland. Two of...
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