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  • Awards ceremony recognises policing excellence and long service

    03 March 2017
    Police officers, staff and volunteers were recognised for their exceptional contribution to policing at the Dorset Police Annual Awards Ceremony on Tuesday 28 February 2017. As the family and friends of recipients looked on, a total of 23 awards were pr...
  • Update: Man charged following alleged assault in Poole

    03 March 2017
    One man has been charged in connection with an assault in Poole. The incident took place at approximately 2.15am on Sunday 27 November 2016 outside Patrick's wine bar on Bournemouth Road. It was reported that a 20-year-old local man sustained serious fa...
  • UPDATE: Five released without charge following burglary in Blandford

    03 March 2017
    Five people have been released without charge following a burglary in Blandford. Sometime between 1pm and 9pm on Thursday 1 December 2016 offenders gained access to a property in Damory Court Street. A number of items of jewellery and six war medals bel...
  • Model trains stolen in North Bournemouth burglary

    02 March 2017
    Officers investigating a burglary in North Bournemouth are appealing for anyone with information to come forward - with pictures of some of the stolen items being released. The incident, in which a shed in Green Lane was broken into, happened between mid...
  • Our cyber challenge has been hacked

    02 March 2017
    A winner has been selected following the first cyber challenge that was created by Dorset Police Cyber-Crime Unit in support of Safer Internet Day 2017. In support of Safer Internet Day, a cyber security challenge was issued, aimed at developing young pe...
  • Force welcomes HMIC PEEL Effectivenes reports

    01 March 2017
    Dorset Police and the Police & Crime Commissioner have welcomed a report concluding that the Force’s approach to keeping people safe and reducing crime continues to be ‘good’. The report forms part of Her Majesty’s Inspectorat...
  • UPDATE - Witness appeal following reported driving offences in Poole

    01 March 2017
    A man has been released on police bail following reports that a vehicle failed to stop for police in Poole. At around 10.30am yesterday, Tuesday 28 February 2017, a green Volkswagen Sharan wasreported to have travelled from Holes Bay Road to Sterte Road ...
  • Witness appeal after reported assault in Weymouth

    01 March 2017
    Detectives in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses after a man was reportedly assaulted in the town. The incident happened at around 12.30am on Sunday 26 February 2017 on St Thomas Street outside Rendezvous near to the town bridge. It is alleged that fo...
  • Witness appeal following reported assault in Bournemouth

    01 March 2017
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a reported assault in Bournemouth - with one man arrested. The incident happened at around 2.15am on Wednesday 15 February 2017 along Madeira Road. It is alleged the victim - a local man a...
  • Mobile phone at the wheel crackdown in Dorset as punishment doubles

    28 February 2017
    The number of points and the fine issued to motorists for using a mobile phone at the wheel has doubled, with Dorset Police taking part in a national week-long enforcement and education campaign. Motorists caught using a mobile phone have until recently,...
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