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  • Appeal after reports of dangerous driving in Gillingham

    29 July 2016
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information following reports of a dangerous driving incident in Gillingham. It was reported that a man driving a silver Volkswagen Golf swerved into the path of a woman who was driving a silver Ford...
  • Witness appeal after street robbery in Bournemouth

    29 July 2016
    Detectives in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses following a street robbery in Bournemouth. The incident happened at around 10.25pm on Thursday 28 July 2016 along Meyrick Road near to the Queens Hotel. The victim, a 15-year-old Saudi boy currently ...
  • Update in investigation following death of 17-year-old Jack Gudge

    29 July 2016
    In consultation with the Crown Prosecution Service three of the four people, arrested in relation to the investigation into the death of 17-year-old Jack Gudge, have been released from police bail with no further action. Officers had been called to repo...
  • Dorset Police support World Day against Trafficking in Persons

    28 July 2016
    As World Day against Trafficking in Persons takes place on Saturday 30 July 2016, police remind Dorset residents to look out for the signs. Human trafficking is a hidden crime, which takes place globally and affects people within the UK, including Dorset...
  • Dorset Police urging event goers to be safe this summer

    28 July 2016
    Every year, thousands of people attend the vast array of events and festivals which are held in Dorset. The Force is asking visitors to remember some simple tips, to ensure that nothing ruins their experiences. Chief Inspector Chris Weeks, the Force lead...
  • Witness appeal after attempted robbery in Christchurch

    28 July 2016
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information following an attempted robbery in Christchurch. The incident happened at around 5.25pm on Wednesday 27 July 2016 on a gravel track that runs through Mudeford Wood alongside the Somerford ...
  • Joint operation targets drugs and organised crime

    27 July 2016
    Dorset Police has targeted people suspected of being involved in the supply of drugs in Weymouth and a suspected organised crime group in Poole, as part of a joint operation with Devon & Cornwall Police. Operation Allied Wolf, which focused on drugs ...
  • Family tribute following fatal collision near Blandford

    27 July 2016
    The motorcyclist who died in a fatal collision near Blandford has been named by his family. At 10.50am on Sunday 24 July 2016 officers were called to the incident at Spetisbury involving a red and black Suzuki motorcycle and a silver Honda Civic car. Th...
  • Over four in 10 parents in the South West think their child is safer playing outside than online

    26 July 2016
    • Over a third (36%) of parents in the South West have no parental controls in place to try and keep their children safe online • Of those proactive parents using controls, two thirds (66%) will block their children from inappropriate content, a...
  • Witness appeal after fail-to-stop collision in Poole

    26 July 2016
    Police are appealing for witnesses following a fail-to-stop collision in Poole. A cyclist was riding from Broadstone and traveled around the roundabout at the junction with Longmeadow Lane. A grey Mazda convertible was coming from Upton Road and failed ...
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