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  • Force welcomes HMIC PEEL Effectivenes reports

    01 March 2017
    Dorset Police and the Police & Crime Commissioner have welcomed a report concluding that the Force’s approach to keeping people safe and reducing crime continues to be ‘good’. The report forms part of Her Majesty’s Inspectorat...
  • Model trains stolen in North Bournemouth burglary

    02 March 2017
    Officers investigating a burglary in North Bournemouth are appealing for anyone with information to come forward - with pictures of some of the stolen items being released. The incident, in which a shed in Green Lane was broken into, happened between mid...
  • Our cyber challenge has been hacked

    02 March 2017
    A winner has been selected following the first cyber challenge that was created by Dorset Police Cyber-Crime Unit in support of Safer Internet Day 2017. In support of Safer Internet Day, a cyber security challenge was issued, aimed at developing young pe...
  • UPDATE - Witness appeal following reported driving offences in Poole

    01 March 2017
    A man has been released on police bail following reports that a vehicle failed to stop for police in Poole. At around 10.30am yesterday, Tuesday 28 February 2017, a green Volkswagen Sharan wasreported to have travelled from Holes Bay Road to Sterte Road ...
  • Witness appeal after reported assault in Weymouth

    01 March 2017
    Detectives in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses after a man was reportedly assaulted in the town. The incident happened at around 12.30am on Sunday 26 February 2017 on St Thomas Street outside Rendezvous near to the town bridge. It is alleged that fo...
  • Witness appeal following reported assault in Bournemouth

    01 March 2017
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a reported assault in Bournemouth - with one man arrested. The incident happened at around 2.15am on Wednesday 15 February 2017 along Madeira Road. It is alleged the victim - a local man a...
  • Mobile phone at the wheel crackdown in Dorset as punishment doubles

    28 February 2017
    The number of points and the fine issued to motorists for using a mobile phone at the wheel has doubled, with Dorset Police taking part in a national week-long enforcement and education campaign. Motorists caught using a mobile phone have until recently,...
  • Witness appeal following reported driving offences in Poole

    28 February 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward after it was reported that a vehicle failed to stop for police in Poole. The incident happened at around 10.30am today, Tuesday 28 February 2017, involving a green Volkswagen Sharan. The vehicle was r...
  • ITV series Broadchurch portrays Dorset sexual assault support services

    27 February 2017
    As tonight’s first new episode of Broadchurch begins to follow the story of an investigation into a serious sexual assault, agencies remind the public of the help available for those affected by similar issues in Dorset. The third and final series...
  • UPDATE: Public appeal to find missing man from Bournemouth

    26 February 2017
    A man who went missing from the Royal Bournemouth Hospital has been found safe and well. David Vye, 18, disappeared from the hospital on Castle Lane East at around 7.45pm yesterday, Saturday 25 February 2017, while receiving treatment. He was found safe...
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