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  • Update in Bournemouth rape investigation

    10 November 2016
    Detectives investigating a reported rape of a woman in Bournemouth have arrested a man. The incident happened in the early hours of Sunday 9 October 2016 at address in the town centre. A 25-year-old Verwood man has come forward and was arrested on suspi...
  • 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...
  • Appeal following reported fraudulent Scottish notes circulated in Bournemouth

    08 November 2016
    Police in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a number of counterfeit Scottish notes reportedly being circulated in the town. On Thursday 3 November 2016 at approximately 12.25am three people travelled in a taxi to Charminst...
  • Witness appeal following robbery in Poole

    07 November 2016
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a woman was robbed in a Poole street. At around 10.15pm on Thursday 3 November 2016 a woman was walking along Samson Road in the Hamworthy area when she was attacked from behind by an unknown p...
  • UPDATE: Teenage boy arrested following reported assault in Bournemouth

    07 November 2016
    Detectives investigating a reported assault in Bournemouth town centre have arrested a teenage boy. It was reported that at around 3am on Sunday 25 September 2016 a man was walking with three men through the Lower Gardens close to Exeter Road when they w...
  • Appeal after distraction burglary near Ferndown

    04 November 2016
    Detectives investigating a distraction burglary in West Moors near Ferndown are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward. The incident happened at around 3.15pm on Tuesday 1 November 2016 at an address on Glenwood Way. A local...
  • Witness appeal following burglary at Weymouth pub

    04 November 2016
    Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a burglary at a Weymouth pub. Sometime between 11pm on Sunday 30 October and 7.15am on Monday 31 October 2016 an offender gained access to the Park Hotel on Grange Road and stole a quantity of ...
  • 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...
  • Witness appeal following reported assault in Wareham

    02 November 2016
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a reported assault on a man in Wareham. Dorset Police was called at approximately 9pm yesterday, Tuesday 1 November 2016, to reports of an assault on a man outside the Red Lion pub in North...
  • Public appeal following reported rape in Weymouth town centre

    02 November 2016
    Detectives investigating a reported rape in Weymouth town centre are appealing for witnesses to come forward. At around 2am yesterday, Tuesday 1 November 2016, Dorset Police was called to a disturbance at an address in Great George Street. Officers atte...
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