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  • Want to join the Special Constabulary?

    12 December 2016
    Recruitment to join the Special Constabulary with Dorset Police is now open, and will run until Thursday 5 January 2017. Special constables are trained volunteers who provide a valuable link between the police and the local community. With the same power...
  • Witness appeal following attempted robbery in Bournemouth

    12 December 2016
    Detectives in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following an attempted robbery in Bournemouth. It was reported that at around 9.30pm on Tuesday 6 December 2016 a local man and woman sat in a parked car on...
  • Body Worn Video pilot continues in Blandford

    12 December 2016
    The next phase of the Body Worn Video pilot starts in Blandford today, Monday 12 December 2016. Body Worn Video is a joint initiative between Dorset Police in alliance with Devon & Cornwall Police. It is a supportive tool for officers to enhance evid...
  • Witness appeal after attempted street robbery in Bournemouth

    09 December 2016
    Detectives in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses following an attempted street robbery in the town. The incident happened at around 8.50pm on Tuesday 6 December 2016 while the victim was standing at a bus stop at Cemetery Junction. It was reported ...
  • Christmas drink and drug drive campaign – woman charged

    09 December 2016
    A woman is due to appear in court this month charged with a drink driving offence as part of Dorset Police's Christmas drink and drug drive campaign. The 57-year-old of Blandford has been charged with driving a motor vehicle when alcohol level above limi...
  • Dog found following CCTV appeal

    09 December 2016
    Officers in Bournemouth investigating the theft of a dog are delighted to report it has been found safe and well. Police issued a CCTV appeal yesterday, Thursday 8 December 2016, appealing for anyone with knowledge of the dog's whereabouts to come forwar...
  • CCTV appeal after dog theft in Bournemouth

    08 December 2016
    Police in Bournemouth are releasing a CCTV image of a woman they would like to speak to in connection with the theft of a dog and a handbag in the town. The incident happened on 27 November 2016 at around 11.30pm in The Moon in the Square pub on Exeter R...
  • HMIC finds Dorset Police to be a ‘good’ force

    07 December 2016
    Following annual reviews of police effectiveness, efficiency, legitimacy and leadership (PEEL), Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) has graded Dorset Police as ‘good’ overall at keeping people safe and reducing crime. Repo...
  • UPDATE: Man arrested following alleged attempted robbery in Poole

    08 December 2016
    A man has been arrested following an alleged attempted robbery in Poole. The incident happened at around 8pm on Friday 18 November 2016 when the victim - a 50-year-old Poole man - exited the newsagent on the junction of Poole Road and Bourne Valley Road...
  • Police encourage victims of domestic abuse to speak out this Christmas

    06 December 2016
    Over the Christmas period, Dorset Police will have additional officers and specially-trained staff dedicated to victims and those who commit domestic abuse. There is an average of 498 domestic abuse incidents a month across Dorset and the risk of domesti...
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