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  • Dorset Police launches Direct Entry Inspector programme

    13 January 2017
    Dorset Police is participating in the College of Policing’s Direct Entry Inspector programme, which opens for applications on 16 January 2017. The College of Policing is working in partnership with forces across England and Wales to recruit proven...
  • Witness appeal following serious injury collision in Yeovil

    13 January 2017
    Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a serious injury collision in Yeovil. At around 1.45pm on Monday 9 January 2017 a two vehicle road traffic collision occurred on the A30 at Babylon Hill, just before the Peel Centre retail park...
  • Witness appeal following attempted burglary in Poole

    12 January 2017
    Officers in Poole are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following an attempted burglary in the Upton area of the town. At approximately 10.20pm on Tuesday 10 January 2017 offenders attempted to gain access to a construct...
  • Witness appeal following burglary in Dorchester

    11 January 2017
    Police in Dorchester are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following a burglary in the town. Sometime between 11am on Friday 30 December 2016 and 2.20pm on Monday 2 January 2017 offenders gained access to a property in t...
  • Witness appeal following reported attempted theft near Gillingham

    10 January 2017
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a reported attempted theft from a motor vehicle near Gillingham. At around 8.30pm on Sunday 8 January 2017 officers were called to reports that three men were attempting to break into a Lan...
  • Abnormal load move through West Dorset

    10 January 2017
    Dorset Police would like to inform motorists of an abnormal load scheduled for the west of the county. The move of the load, which is 5.20 metres wide, will take place with police escort today, Tuesday 10 January 2017, between Honiton in Devon and Tods D...
  • Three men charged with attempted burglary offences

    10 January 2017
    Officers investigating a reported attempted burglary at an address in Gussage St Michael near Wimborne have charged three men. Dorset Police were called at 1.42am on Saturday 15 October 2016 to reports of break in at the property. Nothing was stolen. Of...
  • Four Dorset men charged with drug supply offences

    10 January 2017
    Four Dorset men have been charged with Class A drug supply offences following an operation led by officers from the South West Organised Crime Unit Zephyr. Two men, aged 26 and 27 from Bournemouth, and two men, aged 36 and 38 from Shaftesbury, were arres...
  • Witness appeal following theft of eight cows from farm in Bere Regis

    09 January 2017
    Officers are appealing for the public’s help after eight cows were stolen from a farm in Bere Regis. Sometime between the evening of Saturday 7 January and 7am on Sunday 8 January 2017 offenders broke into the farm by cutting through padlocks. In ...
  • Witness appeal following reported stabbing in Bournemouth

    09 January 2017
    Detectives investigating a reported stabbing in Bournemouth are appealing for a jogger who was in the area at the time to come forward. Officers were called at 6.12pm on Saturday 7 January 2017 to reports that a man had been stabbed on Ashley Road at the...
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