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  • Christmas drink and drug driving campaign – nine further people charged

    18 December 2017
    A further nine people have been charged with drink or drug driving offences as part of Dorset Police’s Christmas drink and drug driving campaign. They are due to appear at courts in Poole and Weymouth during December 2017 and January 2018. The cam...
  • Dorset Police lifts lid on Bournemouth policing in social media campaign

    13 December 2017
    As part of a safety campaign, the Force will be offering members of the public a unique insight into what policing on a Friday night in Bournemouth town centre involves.  Dorset Police is issuing advice around safety in the night-time economy, which form...
  • Special constables unite to target rural crime

    08 December 2017
    Special constables from across Dorset Police, Devon & Cornwall Police and Hampshire Constabulary joined forces to target rural crime in a weekend of proactive patrols. The cross-border operation saw officers proactively patrol rural areas surrounding...
  • Brother of manslaughter victim supports police campaign to end ‘One Punch’ deaths

    29 November 2017
    Dorset Police is launching its ‘One Punch’ campaign with the release of an emotive video to highlight the consequences of confrontation and violence.    View the video on our #OnePunch campaign page > In 2016, the Force dealt with almost 10,000 crimes ...
  • Dorset Police reminds the public how to spot the signs of modern slavery

    17 October 2017
    As Anti-Slavery Day takes place on Wednesday 18 October 2017, police remind Dorset residents to look out for the signs. Modern slavery is known to be taking place globally today and is affecting adults and children within the UK, including Dorset.  Some...
  • Samaritans provide emotional support to Dorset Police custody detainees

    13 June 2017
    A new partnership between Dorset Police and the Samaritans charity is offering support to detainees held in Bournemouth’s custody suite.  Samaritans' volunteers have begun working in Bournemouth custody to provide a confidential and impartial support ser...
  • Residents alerted to fraud in Dorset

    17 May 2017
    Dorset Police is alerting residents to new and emerging fraud trends affecting the county.  Every month, Dorset Police will be updating the new Fraud Alert page on the Force website, with emerging fraud trends that are affecting the residents of Dorset. ...
  • Voluntary offender tagging scheme continues to prove a success

    28 April 2017
    Dorset Police reports multiple successes from a scheme where offenders voluntarily wear tags in a bid to stop re-offending. The voluntary offender tagging scheme provides offenders with the opportunity to be fitted with a GPS tag for an agreed period whi...
  • Switch on to stalking and harassment

    24 April 2017
    As part of National Stalking Awareness Week, Dorset Police is raising awareness that malicious communications is a crime and a form of stalking and harassment. Everyone should have the right to go about their daily lives in safety and without fear. Natio...
  • Introducing Dorset Police People

    31 March 2017
    Dorset Police is presenting staff and officers to the public as part of a new campaign to introducewhat the Force do on the front line and behind the scenes. Today, 31 March 2017, Dorset Police is launching a project entitled ‘Dorset Police People&...
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