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  • Body Worn Video pilot starts in Bournemouth

    09 November 2016
    The business and technical benefits of Body Worn Video will be assessed during a six month pilot that started in Dorset today, Wednesday 9 November 2016. Body worn video (BWV) is a joint initiative between Dorset Police and Devon and Cornwall Police t...
  • Report shows Dorset Police are a good and efficient force

    03 November 2016
    Dorset Police and the Acting Police and Crime Commissioner welcomed a report by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) published today, Thursday 3 November, which assesses force efficiency. The report graded Dorset as ‘good’ o...
  • Dorset Police reassures public on its latest crime statistics

    20 October 2016
    Recorded crime in Dorset rose by 14% last year, according to figures released today, 20 October 2016,by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). The figures are for the year 2015/16 (1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016) compared with the previous 12 month per...
  • Force welcomes positive custody inspection report

    13 September 2016
    Dorset Police and the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) have welcomed a report which concludes that the Force manages its custodial services well. The report followed inspections conducted jointly by HM Inspectorate of Prisons (HMIP) and HM Inspectora...
  • A big thank you from Dorset Police for supporting this year’s 101 campaign

    07 September 2016
    As this year’s 101 campaign comes to an end, Dorset Police wants to thank the public for their support. All of the examples of the inappropriate use of the 101 service used throughout the campaign were genuine calls receive by Dorset Police in 2016...
  • Dorset Police ask you to think before you call 101

    26 July 2016
    Dorset Police need your help to improve the 101 service. Please, think before calling. If you have something to report, which isn't happening now, consider using the Do It Online service on the website. This may be a suspicious incident or something that ...
  • Crime reports rise in Dorset during 2015/16

    21 July 2016
    Recorded crime in Dorset rose by 15% last year, according to figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). The figures are for the financial year 2015/16 (1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016) compared with the previous 12 month period. The in...
  • Technical issues with 101

    03 July 2016
    Dorset Police is currently experiencing technical issues with its non-emergency number 101. Technicians are working to resolve the problem but at this time it is unknown when the fault will be fixed. Members of the public are asked to email enquiries@do...
  • Non-emergency number 101 available again

    03 July 2016
    Dorset Police’s non-emergency number 101 is working again. The technical issue which had affected the availability of the number since earlier today, Sunday 3 July 2016, has now been resolved. A range of contact methods can be found on the Dorset ...
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