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  • Rural crime targeted in cross border operation

    21 June 2016
    A cross border operation to tackle criminals targeting rural communities took place on Wednesday 15 June 2016. Dorset Police led officers from Hampshire, Wiltshire and Dorset to detect and prevent those who use the road networks around the county borders...
  • Witness appeal following attempted rape in Weymouth

    21 June 2016
    Detectives in Weymouth are appealing for the public’s help to identify a man who attempted to rape a woman in the town. At around 4.15am today, Tuesday 21 June 2016, a woman was attacked just off Gloucester Mews in the town centre following a night...
  • New Dorset Police website helps people ‘do it online’

    20 June 2016
    Dorset Police has relaunched its website this month, with a cleaner design that gives people the information they need and new services to get in touch with the force. The site has been entirely redesigned based on feedback from the public, the Police &a...
  • Dorset Police and partners ask Weymouth revellers RU2Drunk?

    20 June 2016
    Dorset Police, the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC) and Weymouth Business Improvement District (BID) are working with partners in a new scheme to reduce alcohol-related crime in Weymouth town centre. The “RU2Drunk” scheme wi...
  • Summer drink and drug drive campaign - 13 people charged

    17 June 2016
    A total of 13 people have been charged with drink or drug driving offences so far as part of Dorset Police's summer drink and drug drive campaign. They are due to appear at courts in Bournemouth and Weymouth during June and the beginning of July. The ca...
  • Fire at scrapyard in Poole

    17 June 2016
    Dorset Police were called at 8.30pm today, Friday 17 June 2016, to reports of a fire at Charles Trent scrapyard in Ringwood Road in Poole. Officers are on the scene assisting the fire service. A number of vehicles are alight. A cordon has been put in pl...
  • Further appeal following serious assaults in Boscombe gardens

    17 June 2016
    Detectives investigating two serious assaults in Boscombe Gardens in Bournemouth are appealing for the public’s help to find the offender. Officers were called at 4.07pm on Sunday 12 June 2016 to reports of a stabbing in the gardens. Two men susta...
  • Witness appeal following burglary at vets in Ferndown

    17 June 2016
    Officers have issued a warning to the public after a quantity of drugs was stolen during a burglary at a veterinary clinic in Ferndown. Between 6.30pm on Thursday 9 June and 8am on Friday 10 June 2016 offenders gained access to St Mary’s Veterinary...
  • Dorset Police celebrates local groups in National Neighbourhood Watch Week 2016

    17 June 2016
    Events will be taking place across the county from Saturday 18 June to Sunday 26 June 2016, led by local Neighbourhood and Home Watch groups. Neighbourhood Watch groups are independent, but work together closely with partners, including the police, fire ...
  • Witness appeal after alleged street robbery in Dorchester

    17 June 2016
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses to an alleged street robbery in Dorchester - with one man arrested and one woman being charged with an offence. The incident happened at around 10pm on Friday 3 June 2016 outside the Natwest Bank on South Street. I...
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