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  • 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...
  • Renewed appeal after multiple vehicle collisions in Poole

    02 September 2016
    Police are renewing their appeal for witnesses and anyone with information following multiple road traffic collisions reportedly involving the same vehicle in Poole - with one man being arrested. Officers were called at around 8.40pm on Wednesday 31 Augu...
  • Witness appeal after criminal damage at a property in Bridport

    01 September 2016
    Detectives are investigating a incident of criminal damage that occurred at a property in Bridport. Police were called at 2.19am on Monday 29 August 2016 following reports that a resident could smell petrol at the front door to a block of flats along Doc...
  • Dorset Police take Operation Wheels to Poole Bike Night

    01 September 2016
    On Tuesday 30 August, Dorset Police took part in a ‘special’ bike night at Poole Quay in support of Operation Wheels. For the first time, biker representatives from the South Western Ambulance Service, Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue, ...