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  • Response to HMIC report: Policing and mental health - picking up the pieces

    27 November 2018
    A report released today by HMICFRS (Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services) clearly shows the overwhelming demand placed on police services by dealing with people who have mental health issues. The report ‘P...
  • Appeal for information following robbery in Bournemouth

    26 November 2018
    Detectives are appealing for the public’s help after a man aged in his 70s was robbed in a Bournemouth town centre car park. At around 7.10pm on Saturday 24 November 2018 the victim was getting into his car in the grounds of St Andrew’s Unite...
  • Witness appeal following attempted robbery in Weymouth

    26 November 2018
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward after the attempted robbery of a woman in an underpass in Weymouth. At around 3pm on Saturday 24 November 2018 a 55-year-old woman was walking through the subway underpass between the Westham footbridg...
  • Proposed merger - release of full business case and appendices

    26 November 2018
    A number of documents are being published on the Future Policing website in accordance with the publication strategy for the proposed merger of Devon & Cornwall Police and Dorset Police. These include: • Full business case with five separate sections:...
  • Appeal for information following collision near Blandford

    21 November 2018
    Officers are appealing for witnesses following a serious road traffic collision near Blandford. The incident happened at around 4.30pm today, Wednesday 21 November 2018, on the A350 at Spetisbury between a silver Audi A6 and a silver Kia Rio. The driver...
  • Appeal for witnesses following serious injury collision in Poole

    23 November 2018
    Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage to come forward following a serious injury road traffic collision in Poole. The collision involving a grey Saab and a red Honda motorcycle occurred at the junction of Ashley Road and Gra...
  • Man charged in connection with two reported robberies in Bournemouth and Poole

    23 November 2018
    A man has been charged in connection with two reported robberies in Bournemouth and Poole. The first reported robbery took place at approximately 11.55am on Monday 15 October 2018 at Co-op on Queens Road in Bournemouth where a man entered the store and a...
  • Update – man arrested in connection with reported knifepoint robbery in Bournemouth

    22 November 2018
    A man has been arrested in connection with a reported knifepoint robbery at a bookmakers in Bournemouth. It was reported that at around 11.05am on Saturday 17 November 2018 a man entered Betfred in Commercial Road and threatened a female cashier with a l...
  • Is your tractor safe on the public highway?

    22 November 2018
    Dorset Police is issuing a reminder to the farming community to ensure they correctly secure sharp tractor loader implements when travelling on public roads. In May earlier this year, officers attended a serious collision in the Furzebrook area of Wareha...
  • Further arrest made after second Xanax drug warrant in Dorchester

    22 November 2018
    Dorset Police has arrested a second man following a further drug warrant in Dorchester regarding the suspected supply of the drug Xanax. Officers from Dorchester and Weymouth Neighbourhood Policing Teams (NPT) executed the warrant under the Misuse of Dru...

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