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  • Witness appeal following theft in Poole

    01 June 2020
    Officers investigating the theft of an electric mountain bike in Poole are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 10.30am on Friday 22 May 2020 the victim, a 75-year-old man, discovered his bike had been stolen from...
  • A big thank you to our Special Constables and volunteers

    01 June 2020
    Force celebrates Volunteers’ Week with a big thank you to its amazing Special Constables and police support volunteers. Monday 1 June 2020 marks the start of Volunteers’ Week and National Specials Weekend. Dorset Police’s 136 police sup...
  • CCTV appeal following robbery in Bournemouth

    01 June 2020
    Officers investigating a robbery in Bournemouth are issuing CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to. At around 4.10pm on Wednesday 20 May 2020 a man entered Poundland at the Mallard Road retail park and was seen to select a number of household i...
  • Witness appeal following assault in Wareham

    01 June 2020
    Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward as they investigate an assault in Wareham. The incident occurred at around 5pm on Wednesday 20 May 2020 in the car park of the Sainsbury’s supermarket in South Street. ...
  • Joint statement urging public to respect communities and head home if it is busy

    31 May 2020
    As the numbers of people heading to Dorset beauty spots increases we are urging the public to respect our local communities and to stay safe. Dorset Council’s Corporate Director and duty Gold Command Officer Jonathan Mair said: “It is vital t...
  • Public urged to avoid the area at Durdle Door in Purbeck

    30 May 2020
    Officers are appealing to the public to stay away from Durdle Door in Purbeck as emergency services are in attendance to deal with a number of casualties. Dorset Police was called at 3.43pm on Saturday 30 May 2020 to a report of concern for the safety of...
  • Witness appeal following reported aggravated burglary in Ferndown

    29 May 2020
    Detectives investigating an alleged aggravated burglary in Ferndown are appealing for witnesses to come forward. It is reported that at around 9.55pm on Thursday 28 May 2020 three men entered an address on Ford Lane and took a quantity of cash before dri...
  • Man pleads guilty to rape of a girl in Dorchester

    29 May 2020
    A man has pleaded guilty to the rape of a teenage girl in Dorchester. Adrian Cordery, 32 and of Dorchester, appeared at Bournemouth Crown Court on Friday 29 May 2020 and pleaded guilty to rape. He is due to be sentenced at the same court on Monday 6 July...
  • Public urged to ‘think twice’ and protect and respect Dorset’s communities

    29 May 2020
    Dorset Police is urging residents and visitors to ‘think twice’ when out and about in the county to ensure lives are not being put at risk unnecessarily. Relaxation of lockdown legislation, coupled with warm and sunny weather, has seen a huge...
  • CCTV appeal following robbery in Bournemouth

    29 May 2020
    Officers investigating a robbery in Bournemouth are issuing a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to. At around 12.45am on Monday 25 May 2020 the victim, a man aged in his 40s, was walking along Old Christchurch Road in the area of Richmond Gard...
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