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  • Appeal for Good Samaritan to come forward following serious collision near Blandford

    02 June 2017
    Police are appealing for a Good Samaritan to come forward after a serious road traffic collision near Blandford. The collision occurred at around 6.30pm on Thursday 18 May 2017 on an unnamed road between Bulbarrow Hill and Winterborne Houghton between a ...
  • Witness appeal after assault in Gillingham

    01 June 2017
    Officers investigating an assault in Gillingham are appealing for any witnesses to the incident to come forward. The victim, a local man in his 40s, was walking his dog with his wife in the area of Chantry Fields to the rear of the town’s Waitrose ...
  • Witness appeal after report of sexual assault in Bournemouth

    31 May 2017
    Detectives are appealing for information after reports that a woman was sexually assaulted in Bournemouth. A 19-year-old local woman was walking in Coach House Place under the A338 flyover when she was reportedly grabbed by an unknown man, pulled to the ...
  • Dorset Police to name those caught drink driving during summer campaign

    01 June 2017
    Today sees the launch of the Dorset Police summer drink and drug driving campaign which is set to run until Friday 30 June. Drivers are being reminded that the consequences of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs can be devastating and those c...
  • Update: Appeal after alleged burglary in Ferndown

    31 May 2017
    Two men have been arrested in connection with an alleged burglary in Ferndown. An investigation was launched following reports of a shed being broken into overnight between Thursday 20 April and Friday 21 April 2017. It was reported that a chain saw, le...
  • Investigation into death of woman in Bournemouth

    30 May 2017
    Dorset Police is investigating the death of a woman in Bournemouth. Police were called to a house along Northey Road in Bournemouth at 10.18pm on Friday 26 May 2017 following reports that a woman was found unresponsive in a garden pond. Officers and par...
  • National security threat level reduced from critical to severe

    27 May 2017
    In a statement on behalf of Dorset Police and Devon & Cornwall Police,Assistant Chief Constable Sharon Taylor, said: “As people will be aware, the Prime Minister has now reduced the national security threat level from critical to severe. &ldquo...
  • Further appeal after series of motorcycle thefts and thefts from cars in Weymouth and Portland

    25 May 2017
    Officers in Weymouth and Portland are issuing advice to residents following a series of motorbike thefts and a spate of thefts from cars. There have been more than 20 incidents in the area since the start of April and officers are appealing for anyone wi...
  • Further police reassurance in relation to rise in UK threat level

    25 May 2017
    Assistant Chief Constable Russ Middleton said: “In response to the recent change in the threat level to critical, armed officers from Devon and Cornwall Police and Dorset Police will be seen out and about in our communities, throughout both Force ar...
  • Police issue reassurance message following rise in UK threat level

    24 May 2017
    Following the rise in the UK threat level officers in Dorset are issuing a message of reassurance to the public and are asking everyone to be alert and not alarmed. Dorset Police Deputy Chief Constable James Vaughan said: "As part of the ongoing investig...
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