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  • Message to communities and visitors – enjoy the warm weather safely

    29 July 2020
    Dorset Police is urging people to enjoy the warm weather expected in the coming days in a safe and responsible way as it steps up preparations to cope with the increased demand on its service. The Force has already seen an increase in demand recently, wi...
  • Appeal for information following criminal damage and assault in Poole

    29 July 2020
    Officers investigating an incident of criminal damage and assault in Poole are appealing for anyone with information to come forward. Between 12pm and 12.30pm on Monday 20 July 2020 a man aged in his 40s was driving a Mini Cooper convertible with the roo...
  • Witness appeal following reports of a man with a knife in Weymouth

    29 July 2020
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following reports of a confrontation in Weymouth involving a man with a knife. At around 12.30am on Saturday 25 July 2020 officers were called to Douglas Road where a party was taking place inside an a...
  • CCTV appeal following criminal damage at shop in Bournemouth

    29 July 2020
    Officers investigating an incident of criminal damage at a shop in Bournemouth are issuing CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to. It is reported that at around 7.40am on Monday 6 July 2020 locks to the front doors of Renovatio Bikes on Christc...
  • Warning to public after series of incidents involving cashpoints in Poole and Bournemouth

    28 July 2020
    Officers investigating a series of reported incidents where cashpoints have been tampered with in Poole and Bournemouth are appealing for information and warning members of the public to be vigilant. Dorset Police has received five reports in the conurba...
  • CCTV appeal following exposure incident in Poole

    28 July 2020
    Officers investigating an incident of indecent exposure in Poole are issuing images of a man they would like to speak to. At around 10.15pm on Sunday 26 July 2020 the victim, a woman aged in her 20s, was walking through Falkland Square to the service roa...
  • Image appeal following assault at a bar in Bournemouth

    27 July 2020
    Officers investigating an assault in Bournemouth are issuing an image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with the incident. At around 9.30pm on Friday 24 July 2020 two men were asked to leave The Neptune bar on Boscombe pier after they be...
  • Partnership paints pavement to promote pedestrian safety

    27 July 2020
    The Dorset Road Safety Partnership has painted images and footprints on pavements to encourage people to cross the road in the correct place. Ten sites were selected across Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole which represent locations where pedestrians h...
  • Update – CCTV appeal following reported fraudulent use of credit cards in Bournemouth and Christchurch

    27 July 2020
    A man and a woman have come forward following a CCTV appeal in relation to the reported fraudulent use of credit cards in Bournemouth and Christchurch. Officers are continuing to appeal for information to help identify a number of other people they would...
  • Appeal for witnesses following robbery in Poole

    27 July 2020
    Officers investigating a robbery in Poole are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 2.45pm on Thursday 16 July 2020 the victim - a man aged in his 60s - was walking along Banks Road when he was approached by a woma...
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