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  • Dorset Police and Get Safe Online issue new ransomware warning

    27 September 2016
    • UK among top 5 countries affected by ransomware in 2015 • Estimated 90,000 devices infected in one day by just one type of ransomware • On average ransomware cybercriminals are demanding £514 from their victims Dorset Police and Ge...
  • Man charged following collision in Weymouth

    27 September 2016
    A man has been charged following a road traffic collision in Weymouth. At around 12.50pm on Monday 26 September 2016, officers spotted a suspicious vehicle on Portland Beach Road. The vehicle did not stop for officers when requested. The vehicle - a blu...
  • Witness appeal following alleged assaults in Bournemouth

    26 September 2016
    Officers in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses to come forward following an alleged assault in the town. Sometime between 2am and 2.30am on Sunday 25 September 2016, it was reported that an altercation occurred between a group of men and a second gr...
  • New Dorset Police contact point to open

    26 September 2016
    Following the successful pilot of the volunteer contact point service in Dorchester, Dorset Police is launching an additional contact point for the public from the iconic Boscombe Police Box. The volunteer contact point service was piloted earlier this y...
  • Witness appeal after collision in Weymouth

    26 September 2016
    Police are appealing for witnesses following a road traffic collision in Weymouth - with one man being arrested. At around 12.50pm today, Monday 26 September 2016, officers spotted a suspicious vehicle on Portland Beach Road. The vehicle did not stop for...
  • One man arrested following CCTV appeal after alleged robbery in Bournemouth

    26 September 2016
    One man has been arrested following a CCTV appeal after an alleged knifepoint robbery on a taxi driver in Bournemouth. The victim - a local man aged in his 50s - picked up two men and a woman in his taxi outside Bournemouth train station at around 12.10a...
  • Witness appeal following assault in Bournemouth

    25 September 2016
    Detectives in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following a serious assault in the town. The incident was reported at 4.56am on Sunday 25 September 2016 and happened in Maddison Avenue. The victim, a 50-...
  • Do you want to be a 101 & 999 call taker/radio operator?

    23 September 2016
    Dorset Police has launched recruitment for those considering a unique career as a 101 & 999 call taker/radio operator. From the Force Command Centre based in Dorset Police’s Headquarters at Winfrith, teams of 101 and 999 call takers and radio o...
  • Public, police and partners join forces to crack down on poaching in Dorset

    23 September 2016
    An Anti-Poaching Seminar was held on Thursday 22 September 2016, with the aim of discussing and developing a united approach to one of the county’s most notorious rural crime types. Members of the rural community joined representatives from the Bri...
  • Attempted sexual assaults in Bournemouth – appeal from victim

    23 September 2016
    A woman who was assaulted by a man as she walked along a Bournemouth road has appealed directly for the public’s help to find him. The woman, who is aged in her 20s, was assaulted at around 7.07pm on Tuesday 13 September 2016 along Boundary Road. ...
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