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  • Dorset Police to receive an extra 50 officers in year one of Operation Uplift programme

    09 October 2019
    It has been announced that the recruitment target for Dorset Police is 50 new officers as part of year one in the 6,000 national Operation Uplift scheme. This figure will be in addition to the existing planned recruitment for officers that Dorset Police a...
  • Witness appeal following assault in Weymouth

    09 October 2019
    Officers investigating an assault in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At approximately 6.45pm on Thursday 3 October 2019 the victim - a man aged in his 20s and from Weymouth - was on North Square when he wa...
  • Witness appeal following serious injury collision in Purbeck

    09 October 2019
    Officers investigating a serious injury collision in Purbeck are appealing for witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam footage to come forward. Dorset Police was called at 2.17pm on Wednesday 9 October 2019 to a report of a single vehicle collision nea...
  • Two people charged in connection with death of man in Weymouth

    09 October 2019
    Detectives investigating the death of a man in Weymouth have charged a man and woman with manslaughter. Dorset Police was called at 10.17am on Saturday 7 September 2019 by the ambulance service following reports of the sudden death of a 75-year-old man -...
  • Fail-to-stop collision in Ferndown – witness appeal

    08 October 2019
    Officers investigating a fail-to-stop collision in Ferndown are appealing for witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam footage to come forward. At 5.34am on Monday 7 October 2019 Dorset Police received a report of an injured cyclist on the A31 between t...
  • Update – man due in court in connection with alleged assault in Ferndown

    08 October 2019
    A man is due to appear in court in connection with the alleged assault at a fast food restaurant in Ferndown. It was reported that at around 3.25am on Sunday 5 May 2019 a man punched a female member of staff in the face at McDonald’s in Ringwood Ro...
  • Update – man arrested in connection with reported commercial burglary in Blandford

    08 October 2019
    A man has been arrested in connection with a reported break-in at a business park in Blandford. The incident occurred at around 11.30pm on Friday 16 August 2019. It was alleged that entry was forced to a commercial unit at the Sunrise Business Park in Hi...
  • Witness appeal following reported robbery in Weymouth

    08 October 2019
    Detectives investigating a reported robbery in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At approximately 12.40pm on Sunday 6 October 2019 it is alleged that a man approached a woman on King Street and shouted abuse...
  • Appeal for witnesses after assault on man in Weymouth

    08 October 2019
    Officers investigating an assault on a man in Weymouth are appealing for any witnesses to come forward. At around 9.30pm on Wednesday 2 October 2019 the victim - a local man aged in his 20s - was walking along Putton Lane near to Bennetts Water Gardens w...
  • Witness appeal following assault in Bournemouth

    07 October 2019
    Officers investigating an assault in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. The assault by a woman on a female victim aged in her 20s occurred in the early hours of Saturday 28 September 2019 in Christchurch R...
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