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  • Reported assault on woman in Bournemouth - investigation launched

    14 December 2016
    An investigation is underway after a woman sustained life-threatening injuries following a reported assault in Bournemouth. Officers were called at 10.28pm yesterday, Tuesday 13 December 2016, by the ambulance service to reports of a seriously injured wo...
  • Christmas safety: a night out on the town with Dorset Police

    14 December 2016
    As part of a safety campaign, the Force will be offering members of the public a unique insight into what a Friday night in Weymouth Town Centre means for police officers on duty. Dorset Police is issuing advice around safety in the night-time economy, ...
  • Bournemouth drug house closed following court order

    14 December 2016
    A house used for drug-related activity and anti-social behaviour in Bournemouth has been closed following a court order. The closure order was issued by Bournemouth Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday 22 November 2016 under the Anti-social Behaviour, Cri...
  • Dorset Police support national knife surrender campaign

    14 December 2016
    Dorset Police and the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) implement knife surrender bins in three police stations to support the ‘Save A Life Surrender Your Knife’ campaign. The Home Office backed campaign ‘Save A Life Surrender Your Kn...
  • Witness appeal after distraction burglary in Christchurch

    13 December 2016
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses after burglars targeted a vulnerable elderly woman in Christchurch. The incident happened around mid-afternoon on Friday 9 December 2016 at a property in The Grove. The victim answered her front door to two men who...
  • Want to join the Special Constabulary?

    12 December 2016
    Recruitment to join the Special Constabulary with Dorset Police is now open, and will run until Thursday 5 January 2017. Special constables are trained volunteers who provide a valuable link between the police and the local community. With the same power...
  • Witness appeal following attempted robbery in Bournemouth

    12 December 2016
    Detectives in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following an attempted robbery in Bournemouth. It was reported that at around 9.30pm on Tuesday 6 December 2016 a local man and woman sat in a parked car on...
  • Witness appeal following alleged assault near Dorchester

    12 December 2016
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following an alleged assault in Charminster near Dorchester. Dorset Police was called at 9.07pm on Saturday 10 December 2016 to a report of an assault on a man outside The...
  • Body Worn Video pilot continues in Blandford

    12 December 2016
    The next phase of the Body Worn Video pilot starts in Blandford today, Monday 12 December 2016. Body Worn Video is a joint initiative between Dorset Police in alliance with Devon & Cornwall Police. It is a supportive tool for officers to enhance evid...
  • Witness appeal after attempted street robbery in Bournemouth

    09 December 2016
    Detectives in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses following an attempted street robbery in the town. The incident happened at around 8.50pm on Tuesday 6 December 2016 while the victim was standing at a bus stop at Cemetery Junction. It was reported ...
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