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  • Seven people arrested following drug warrants in Weymouth

    03 April 2017
    Seven people have been arrested after warrants under the Misuse of Drugs Act were carried out in Weymouth. Detectives working with the local Neighbourhood Policing Team executed warrants at three addresses in the town on Thursday 30 March. Searches were...
  • Appeal following fatal road traffic collision near Blandford

    03 April 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following a fatal road traffic collision near Blandford. At 3.40pm on Sunday 2 April 2017 a two vehicle fatal road traffic collision occurred on the C13 Higher Shaftesbury R...
  • Family tribute to motorcyclist killed in collision near Blandford

    03 April 2017
    A motorcyclist who died following a collision near Blandford has today been named by his family. At 3.40pm yesterday, Sunday 2 April 2017, a two vehicle fatal road traffic collision occurred on the C13 Higher Shaftesbury Road near Compton Abbas Airfield....
  • Road closure following road traffic collision near Blandford

    02 April 2017
    Following a very serious road traffic collision the Higher Shaftesbury Road near Blandford has been closed. Dorset Police was informed of the collision near the Compton Abbas Airfield at 3.39pm on Sunday 2 April 2017. The air ambulance service is also a...
  • Serious road traffic collision in Wimborne - witness appeal

    02 April 2017
    Following a serious road traffic collision officers are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward. On Sunday 2 April 2017 at 10.16am Dorset Police was called to attend a single vehicle collision on the B3078 at Julians Bridge in...
  • Introducing Dorset Police People

    31 March 2017
    Dorset Police is presenting staff and officers to the public as part of a new campaign to introducewhat the Force do on the front line and behind the scenes. Today, 31 March 2017, Dorset Police is launching a project entitled ‘Dorset Police People&...
  • Update: Man released without charge following rape investigation in Bournemouth

    31 March 2017
    A man arrested in connection with an allegation of rape in Bournemouth has been released without charge. An investigation was launched into an incident in the early hours of Sunday 9 October 2016 at an address in the town centre. A 25-year-old Verwood m...
  • Witness appeal after teenage girls racially abused in Shaftesbury

    31 March 2017
    Officers in Shaftesbury are appealing for witnesses to come forward after four teenage girls were racially abused in the town. The incident happened at around 3.10pm on Tuesday 28 March 2017 along Barton Hill. A man walking along the opposite side of th...
  • Next of kin appeal – Eunice Bishton

    31 March 2017
    The coroner for Dorset is seeking the assistance of the public to find the next of kin of a woman who died in Poole. Eunice Bishton, who was 86 years old, died at her home address in Walditch Gardens on Wednesday 29 March 2017. The corner is making enqu...
  • Awards ceremony recognises bravery, policing excellence and long service

    29 March 2017
    Police officers, staff, and members of the public were recognised for their exceptional contribution to keeping Dorset safe at an awards ceremony on Tuesday 21 March 2017. The Dorset Police Award Ceremony was held at Cobham Sports and Social Club in Wimb...
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