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  • 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 ...
  • Witness appeal after reported assault in Poole

    26 July 2016
    Police are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward after a reported assault in Poole - with one man being arrested. David Waters, 34 and of Poole, had been socialising in the Red Lion pub on Saturday 11 June 2016 during the En...
  • Dorset Police ask you to think before you call 101

    26 July 2016
    Dorset Police need your help to improve the 101 service. Please, think before calling. If you have something to report, which isn't happening now, consider using the Do It Online service on the website. This may be a suspicious incident or something that ...
  • Update – Witness appeal after altercation in Christchurch

    25 July 2016
    A man is due to appear in court charged in connection with an incident along Dorset Road in Christchurch. At 6.37pm on Thursday 21 July 2016 Dorset Police received a report of an altercation along Dorset Road in Christchurch. It is alleged that during t...
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