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  • Tribute to Dorset Police Detective Constable Jon Hicken

    16 October 2019
    Tributes have been paid to serving Dorset Police Detective Constable Jon Hicken who very sadly died in Bournemouth on his way to work. Jon, who was 47 years old, was found unconscious in Boscombe Chine Gardens at Boscombe Pier, on the morning of Sunday 6...
  • Witness appeal following fatal collision in Upton

    16 October 2019
    Officers investigating a fatal road traffic collision in Upton are appealing for witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam footage to come forward. At 9.34am on Monday 14 October 2019 Dorset Police received a report of a two vehicle collision on Dorchest...
  • A unique chance to share your views on policing in Dorset

    14 October 2019
    Dorset Police has launched ‘Your Dorset. Your Police. Your View.’ – a new way to make your views heard to help shape the county’s policing in the future. On 14 October 2019, Dorset Police launched an online priority setter to give the public the opportuni...
  • Appeal for information in relation to alleged road safety offences near Sherborne

    15 October 2019
    Officers investigating reports of road safety offences near Sherborne are appealing for any witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage to come forward. At around 10.30am on Saturday 12 October 2019 Dorset Police received reports of horses and hounds from a...
  • Appeal following sexual assault on woman in Bournemouth

    15 October 2019
    Officers investigating a sexual assault on a woman in Bournemouth are appealing for vital witnesses to come forward. The incident occurred at around 2.15am on Sunday 13 October2019 in Wellington Road, close to the junction with Milton Road. The victim -...
  • Update – man arrested in connection with reported theft of wallet in Bournemouth

    11 October 2019
    A man has been arrested in connection with the reported theft of a wallet from an arcade in Bournemouth. At 8.13pm on Saturday 6 July 2019 a wallet that had been left on top of a gambling machine at Pier Approach Arcade was reportedly stolen. It containe...
  • Appeal for witnesses following assault on bus in Weymouth

    11 October 2019
    Officers investigating an assault on a teenage girl as she travelled on a bus in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses to come forward. The incident occurred at around 9.40pm on Saturday 5 October 2019. The victim, aged 15, got on the number 1 bus at the ...
  • Burglary in Weymouth – witness appeal

    11 October 2019
    Officers investigating a burglary at an address in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward - with an image of some of the stolen items being released. Between 10am and 4pm on Saturday 5 October 2019 a burglary occu...
  • Update in relation to reported serious assault in Poole

    10 October 2019
    A 17-year-old boy has been charged and has appeared in court in connection with a reported serious assault in Poole. Four men are also due to appear in court to face a charge of affray in relation to the incident in Prosperous Street on Sunday 19 May 201...
  • Update – man arrested in connection with reported assault in Bournemouth

    10 October 2019
    A man has been arrested in connection with a reported assault in Bournemouth town centre. It was reported that at around 3.10am on Sunday 22 September 2019 a man aged in his 20s and from Berkshire was assaulted by another man in Glen Fern Road. The vict...
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