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  • Witness appeal following series of breaks to outbuildings in Purbeck area

    06 February 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses and reminding the public to be vigilant following a series of breaks to outbuildings in the Purbeck area. Sometime between 5pm on Friday 27 January and 9am on Monday 30 January 2017, two sheds and two metal storage un...
  • Cyber Security Challenge set to support Safer Internet Day

    06 February 2017
    Dorset Police introduces a Cyber Security Challenge in an effort to promote the safe, responsible and positive use of digital technology for children and young people as part of this year’s Safer Internet Day. Safer Internet Day 2017 will be celebr...
  • Witness appeal following collision in Bournemouth

    04 February 2017
    Officers investigating a serious road traffic collision are appealing for witnesses to come forward. At about 12,30am this morning, Saturday 4 February 2017, a Hyundai Getz, driven by a 28-year-old man from Poole, was in collision with a pedestrian. The...
  • Motorists targeted in mobile phone crackdown

    03 February 2017
    Dorset Police has taken part in a week-long crackdown against people using their mobile phones while driving, with 91 fixed penalty notices being issued. The campaign ran from Monday 23 January to Sunday 29 January 2017 with offenders being reminded of ...
  • Appeal following dog bite incident in Poole

    03 February 2017
    Police are appealing for witnesses after a boy was bitten by a dog in Poole. At around 12.20pm on Saturday 28 January 2017 an eight-year-old boy was riding on his skateboard alongside his mum on a footpath at Whitecliffe Park heading toward Baiter Park, ...
  • Witness appeal following burglary in Poole

    03 February 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a burglary in Poole - with images being released of some of the stolen items. Sometime between Tuesday 10 January and Tuesday 28 January 2017 offenders gained access to a property in The Aven...
  • Dorset Police is recruiting for more officers

    03 February 2017
    As of Monday 6 February, Dorset Police will be launching recruitment for police constables. Recruitment will run until Monday 13 February 2017. While final numbers will depend on Force demand, Dorset Police intends to recruit for approximately 80 new off...
  • Cross border operation targets criminals in rural Dorset

    02 February 2017
    A proactive operation aimed at tackling rural crime across three counties took place over the weekend. Officers from Dorset, Hampshire and Avon & Somerset joined forces for the operation which ran between 6pm on Saturday 28 January and 2am on Sunday ...
  • UPDATE: Man and woman released without charge following attempted robbery in Bournemouth

    02 February 2017
    A man and woman have been released without charge following an attempted robbery in Bournemouth. The incident happened at around 2.45am on Sunday 7 August 2016 along Old Christchurch Road in the town. The victim, a 48-year-old man from Surrey, was repor...
  • Appeal after two lambs decapitated near Dorchester

    02 February 2017
    Police are appealing for information after two lambs were decapitated on farmland to the east of Dorchester. A headless two-month old lamb was discovered on the morning of Tuesday 31 January 2017. A second lamb was found decapitated in a similar locatio...

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