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  • Dorset among top 14 forces when supporting those suffering with mental health

    09 September 2016
    An innovative mental health street triage service for Dorset continues to significantly reduce the number of times a custody suite has been used as a place of safety for those suffering a mental health crisis. National data released today by the Nation...
  • Update following alleged robbery in Bournemouth

    09 September 2016
    Detectives investigating an alleged knifepoint robbery in Bournemouth have arrested a man in connection with the incident. Police released a CCTV appeal for the suspect yesterday, Thursday 8 September 2016. The incident happened at around 9.20pm on Wedn...
  • Witness appeal following road traffic collision in Christchurch

    08 September 2016
    Officers investigating a fail-to-stop road traffic collision in Christchurch are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward. The incident happened just after 1pm today, Thursday 8 September 2016, at the junction of Christchurch R...
  • 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...
  • Official launch of the #RU2Drunk breathalyser scheme in Weymouth

    07 September 2016
    Suspected drunks trying to get into pubs and clubs in Weymouth could be breathalysed and refused entry from Friday 16 September, as part of a new scheme to cut alcohol-related crime. #RU2Drunk is a scheme designed to stop excessive “pre-drinking,&r...
  • UPDATE – Serious injury collision in Weymouth

    06 September 2016
    A man has been arrested in connection with a serious injury collision in Weymouth. The 19-year-old local man was arrested on suspicion of driving offences and has been released on police bail pending further enquiries until mid-October 2016. Police were...
  • Witness appeal after alleged assault in Poole

    05 September 2016
    Police in Poole are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following an alleged assault in the Parkstone area of town. Officers were called at 2.33am on Saturday 20 August 2016 to a report of a fight outside The Golden Kebab ...
  • Witness appeal after serious injury collision in Weymouth

    04 September 2016
    Police are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward after a serious injury road traffic collision in Weymouth. The incident happened at around 8.30pm on Sunday 4 September 2016 when a black BMW 320 was in collision with a black...
  • Witness appeal following suspicious fire in Poole

    05 September 2016
    Police investigating a suspicious fire in Poole are appealing for witnesses to come forward. At around 1am on Saturday 3 September 2016, Dorset and Wiltshire Fire Service received reports that a number of cars were alight at English Ford in Yarrow Road. ...
  • Witness appeal after burglary in Bournemouth

    05 September 2016
    Police in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following a burglary at a toy shop. At approximately 10.30pm on Sunday 4 September 2016, offenders broke into the Build-a-bear workshop on Commercial Road. Ent...
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