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  • Update in relation to reported dog bite in Poole

    26 May 2020
    A man has come forward following an appeal in relation to an incident where a woman was reportedly bitten by a dog in Poole. The incident occurred at around 1.30pm on Thursday 23 April 2020 on Constitution Hill. A woman aged in her 60s who was walking he...
  • Act responsibly and ‘think twice’ while travelling across Dorset

    22 May 2020
    Dorset Police is urging the public to ‘think twice’ about their actions and act responsibly while travelling across Dorset. Since the Government relaxed the lockdown restrictions on travel and exercise, there has been a notable rise in the nu...
  • Witness appeal following criminal damage incident in Swanage

    22 May 2020
    Officers investigating an incident of criminal damage in Swanage are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. It was reported that at around 9.45am on Sunday 10 May 2020 the victim - a woman aged in her 30s - was waiting in a q...
  • Update in relation to reported assault on bus in Poole

    22 May 2020
    A woman has come forward following a CCTV appeal in relation to a reported assault on a bus in Poole. At around 11.10pm on Tuesday 28 April 2020 a man and a woman got on a bus on Longfleet Road and attempted to pay for two tickets with a quantity of chan...
  • Dorset Police urge motorists to behave sensibly on our roads

    22 May 2020
    Dorset Police will be stepping up its education and enforcement of the ‘fatal five’ with a focus on speed as part of a National Police Chiefs’ Council operation. With the gradual relaxing of lockdown restrictions, police forces througho...
  • Update in relation to investigation into forest fire near Wareham

    21 May 2020
    Detectives working with the fire service to investigate a large forest fire near Wareham have confirmed that the cause of the fire is not believed to be malicious. Dorset Police received a report from the fire service at 1.11pm on Monday 18 May 2020 in r...
  • Appeal for information in relation to forest fire near Wareham

    19 May 2020
    Detectives working with the fire service to investigate the cause of a forest fire near Wareham are appealing for anyone with information or relevant dashcam footage to come forward. Dorset Police received a report from the fire service at 1.11pm on Mond...
  • Witness appeal following disturbance in Bournemouth

    19 May 2020
    Officers investigating a report of a disturbance in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. The incident occurred at around 10.20am on Saturday 16 May 2020. Two men, aged in their 20s, who are known to each oth...
  • A Special day to mark 5,800 hours of lockdown support

    18 May 2020
    Members of the Dorset Special Constabulary have worked more than 5,800 hours to support frontline policing during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) lockdown. Dorset’s army of 126 Special Constables have been out in force across our communities to give sup...
  • Update – further arrest in connection with reported fail-to-stop injury collision at Hurn

    19 May 2020
    A fourth man has been arrested in connection with an investigation into a reported fail-to-stop collision at Hurn near Christchurch. At around 5.26pm on Friday 15 May 2020 a BMW car travelling along Parley Lane reportedly failed to stop for police. The ...
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