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  • Appeal for information following criminal damage and assault in Poole

    29 July 2020
    Officers investigating an incident of criminal damage and assault in Poole are appealing for anyone with information to come forward. Between 12pm and 12.30pm on Monday 20 July 2020 a man aged in his 40s was driving a Mini Cooper convertible with the roo...
  • Warning to public after series of incidents involving cashpoints in Poole and Bournemouth

    28 July 2020
    Officers investigating a series of reported incidents where cashpoints have been tampered with in Poole and Bournemouth are appealing for information and warning members of the public to be vigilant. Dorset Police has received five reports in the conurba...
  • Partnership paints pavement to promote pedestrian safety

    27 July 2020
    The Dorset Road Safety Partnership has painted images and footprints on pavements to encourage people to cross the road in the correct place. Ten sites were selected across Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole which represent locations where pedestrians h...
  • Witness appeal following fail-to-stop collision in Weymouth

    27 July 2020
    Officers investigating a fail-to-stop collision in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam footage to come forward. At approximately 12.30pm on Thursday 23 July 2020 officers attended a collision involving a silver hatchback ...
  • Appeal for witnesses following racially aggravated public order incident in Weymouth

    27 July 2020
    Officers investigating a racially aggravated public order incident in Weymouth are appealing for anyone with information to come forward. At around 6.30pm on Sunday 12 July 2020 a man and woman went to visit their boat that was at the water’s edge ...
  • Appeal for witnesses following robbery in Poole

    27 July 2020
    Officers investigating a robbery in Poole are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 2.45pm on Thursday 16 July 2020 the victim - a man aged in his 60s - was walking along Banks Road when he was approached by a woma...
  • Appeal for witnesses following serious injury collision in Bovington

    25 July 2020
    Officers investigating a serious injury collision in Bovington are appealing for witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam footage to come forward. Dorset Police was called at 6.20am on Saturday 25 July 2020 to a report that a grey BMW 320d left the road...
  • Family tribute following fatal collision near Beaminster

    25 July 2020
    The family of a young man who very sadly died in a collision near Beaminster has issued a tribute to their loved one. At 6.24pm on Tuesday 21 July 2020 officers received a report of a collision on Chedington Lane in Mosterton involving a small Internatio...
  • HMICFRS inspection into crime recording rates Dorset Police as "good"

    24 July 2020
    Dorset Police has been commended after an independent inspection found “high levels of accuracy” in the way crime is recorded. Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) has rated the Force as “good”, with 93 per c...
  • Witness appeal following assault on bus driver in Bournemouth

    23 July 2020
    Officers investigating an assault on a bus driver in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. The incident occurred at around 4pm on Wednesday 22 July 2020 at a bus stop on Charminster Road, near to Shelbourne R...
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