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  • Appeal for witnesses following road traffic collision in Bournemouth

    09 June 2020
    Officers are investigating a collision in Bournemouth and appealing for any witnesses or motorists with relevant dashcam footage to come forward. It was reported at 10.07am on Friday 5 June 2020 that a collision occurred involving a black Renault Clio an...
  • Appeal following racially aggravated incident near Wareham

    08 June 2020
    Officers are appealing for anyone with information to come forward following a racially aggravated incident near Wareham. At around 3.10pm on Tuesday 26 May 2020 the victim, a man aged in his 40s, was walking through Stoborough pushing another man in a w...
  • Weymouth to receive enhanced town centre patrols as part of ‘100 Days of Summer’ policing campaign

    08 June 2020
    Weymouth police will be providing an improved visible presence in the town centre this summer in a bid to reduce anti-social and criminal behaviour following the success of the ‘100 Days of Summer’ initiative last year. The initiative will se...
  • Appeal for information following burglary in Bournemouth

    08 June 2020
    Officers investigating a burglary at a home in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Shortly before 3pm on Friday 5 June 2020 the victim - a man aged in his 70s - left his home in Canford Road to speak to his...
  • Stop and search figures – statement

    08 June 2020
    On 19 March 2020 the Government published stop and search figures relating to the period from April 2018 to March 2019. A number of people have asked via social media for our response, which can be found below: Like all forces in England & Wales, D...
  • Reminder for the public to act responsibly as demand on policing in Dorset increases

    05 June 2020
    Dorset Police is reminding the public to take personal responsibility for their own actions as demand on the county’s resources continues to increase despite the COVID-19 restrictions.The major incidents that occurred at Durdle Door, coupled with the huge...
  • Appeal for information after theft and criminal damage incident in Poole

    05 June 2020
    Officers investigating an incident of criminal damage and subsequent theft in Poole are appealing for anyone with information to come forward.Some time between Saturday 23 May and Sunday 24 May 2020 a beach hut on Shore Road near to the Jazz Café was brok...
  • Safety measures introduced at Durdle Door following major incident

    05 June 2020
    Representatives from Dorset Council, Dorset Police, Lulworth Estate and South West Ambulance Trust met on Friday 5 June 2020 to agree a joined up approach in managing visitor numbers to Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door beaches ahead of the weekend. Followin...
  • Update – appeal following reported theft in Poole

    05 June 2020
    A boy has been arrested in connection with the reported theft of an electric mountain bike in Poole. It is alleged that at around 10.30am on Friday 22 May 2020 a bike had been stolen from where it was secured outside W E Boone’s hardware store on t...
  • Witness appeal following assault in Poole

    05 June 2020
    Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward following an assault in Poole. At around 2.15pm on Friday 29 May 2020 the victim - a 16-year-old girl - was skateboarding along Poole Quay when a man approached her from behi...
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