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  • Force improves domestic abuse services to support vulnerable people across the county

    24 June 2021
    Dorset Police has introduced a number of improvements to transform the way it responds to and supports victims of domestic abuse. The COVID-19 pandemic saw reports of domestic abuse rise nationally. In Dorset a 25 per cent increase in domestic abuse inci...
  • Witness appeal following serious injury collision in Bournemouth

    24 June 2021
    Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage to come forward following a serious injury collision in Bournemouth. At approximately 11pm on Wednesday 23 June 2021 a collision occurred involving a cyclist and a stationary red Vauxhal...
  • Appeal for information after child bitten by dog in Weymouth

    23 June 2021
    Officers are appealing for help from the public to identify the owner of a dog that bit a four-year-old girl in Weymouth. At around 3pm on Tuesday 15 June 2021 the victim was walking with her mum on Victoria Road when they saw a man and a teenage girl wi...
  • Witness appeal following indecent exposure incident in Bournemouth

    22 June 2021
    Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward after a man indecently exposed himself in Bournemouth. At around 1pm on Sunday 13 June 2021 two teenage girls were at Redhill Park when they noticed a man standing in a woode...
  • Appeal for footage following fail-to-stop collision in Bournemouth

    22 June 2021
    Officers investigating a fail-to-stop collision in Bournemouth are appealing for anyone with relevant dashcam or CCTV footage to come forward. Dorset Police received a report at 12.05pm on Saturday 12 June 2021 of a collision involving a car, a cyclist a...
  • Man due in court following reported disturbance in Christchurch

    21 June 2021
    A man is due to appear in court in connection with a reported disturbance in Christchurch. At 7.26am on Saturday 19 June 2021 officers were called to reports of a disturbance at an address in Everest Road. It is reported that one person sustained minor ...
  • Thank you message to community following reported disturbance in Christchurch

    19 June 2021
    Dorset Police is issuing a message of thanks to residents in Christchurch who were affected while officers dealt with a reported disturbance. At 7.26am on Saturday 19 June 2021 officers were called to reports of a disturbance at an address in Everest Roa...
  • Update following reported catapult incident in West Moors

    18 June 2021
    A man has been identified following an image appeal in relation to a reported incident where a pigeon was killed with a catapult in West Moors. It was reported that at around 7.15pm on Thursday 3 June 2021 a man was seen firing a catapult at trees in Woo...
  • Public appeal to find man missing from Bournemouth

    18 June 2021
    Officers are appealing for help from the public as part of their ongoing enquiries to locate a man who has gone missing from Bournemouth. Muhammad Ali Shahid, a Pakistani national and aged 19, was last seen by friends on Friday 14 May 2021 on Bournemouth...
  • Appeal for witnesses following alleged robbery in Bournemouth

    17 June 2021
    Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward following a reported robbery in Bournemouth - with four people arrested. At approximately 12.30am on Wednesday 16 June 2021 a Bournemouth man was riding an electric unicycle ...

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