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  • Update - appeal after reported distraction burglary in Dorchester

    25 September 2017
    A woman has been arrested following a distraction burglary in Dorchester. The victim, aged in her 80s, was at home at her address in The Grove when it was reported that she was visited by a woman she assumed to be the relief warden at around 12.15pm on T...
  • Dorset Police release use of force figures

    21 September 2017
    Dorset Police have today, Friday 22 September, released figures on the use of force by officers, in support of the Home Office Annual Data Review (ADR) requirement. From 1 April 2017, a new way of recording use of force tactics became mandatory for all p...
  • Update - appeal after reported assault in Wareham

    20 September 2017
    A man who was arrested following a reported assault in Wareham has been released under investigation. At 8.23pm on Monday 18 September 2017, officers were called to reports of a disturbance at an address in Brixey’s Lane. A 41-year-old local man s...
  • Burglary in Bournemouth - witness appeal

    20 September 2017
    Officers in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses after a burglary. The incident happened at around 8.20am on Tuesday 19 September 2017, at a house along Ensbury Park Road. The victim - a man aged in his 20s - heard a noise in an upstairs bedroom. He ...
  • Witness appeal following reported assault in Wareham

    19 September 2017
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a reported assault in Wareham. At 8.23pm yesterday, Monday 18 September 2017, officers were called to reports of a disturbance at an address in Brixey’s Lane. A 41-year-old local man...
  • Dorset Police and Devon & Cornwall Police lead the way with the UK’s & Europe’s first digital storage detection police dogs

    15 September 2017
    Dorset Police and Devon & Cornwall Police are once again leading the way in investing in cutting edge ways to tackle crime. Hot off the heels of being the first police forces in the UK to set up a dedicated drone unit, the operations department has n...
  • Witness appeal following reported rape in Bournemouth

    15 September 2017
    Detectives investigating reports of an alleged rape in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. It was reported that the victim, a Bournemouth woman aged in her 30s, was walking through Kings Park at around 9.30...
  • Witness appeal following reported attempted robbery in Weymouth

    15 September 2017
    Detectives investigating a reported attempted robbery in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses to come forward. At around 10.45pm on Tuesday 12 September 2017 it was reported that a man approached two other men as they walked in the area of Crescent Stree...
  • Update - appeal after reports of suspicious incident on bus in Bournemouth

    14 September 2017
    Officers investigating reports of a suspicious incident on a bus in Bournemouth have identified a man following a CCTV appeal. At around 5.54pm on Monday 7 August 2017 a 13-year-old girl from Poole boarded the M2 bus at Bournemouth Square travelling towa...
  • Man arrested in connection with reported burglary in Bournemouth

    14 September 2017
    A man has been arrested in connection with an alleged burglary in Bournemouth. It was reported that between 4.30am and 7.10am on Saturday 29 July 2017 a wallet containing bank cards was stolen from a flat in West Hill Road. A Macbook laptop was also take...
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