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  • Road closure following serious road traffic collision near Bridport

    14 May 2017
    Officers have closed a road near Bridport following a serious collision. At around 5.36pm today, Sunday 14 May 2017, a road traffic collision occurred on Axminster Road involving four vehicles. Emergency services are at the scene, including the air amb...
  • Witness appeal following fatal road traffic collision near Bridport

    14 May 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a fatal road traffic collision near Bridport. At 5.36pm today, Sunday 14 May 2017, emergency services were called to a four vehicle serious injury collision on the A35 Charmouth bypass. The ...
  • 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...
  • Appeal for information after series of bike thefts in Dorchester

    12 May 2017
    Officers in Dorchester are issuing advice to members of the public after a series of bike thefts in Dorchester. At least 10 bicycles have been reported stolen in the town in the last three weeks. Areas where the bikes have been taken from include around...
  • UPDATE: Man injured in serious collision near Dorchester has sadly died

    15 May 2017
    An elderly man injured in a serious road traffic collision near Dorchester has sadly died in hospital. Officers were called at around 11.35am on Tuesday 14 March to reports of a two-vehicle collision on an unclassified road between the West Stafford bypa...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
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