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  • Do you know how to spot the signs of child sexual exploitation?

    16 March 2017
    Dorset Police are supporting national Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day on Saturday 18 March and are reminding the people of Dorset to look out for signs. Child sexual exploitation (CSE) is a form of child abuse that involves the manipulation or co...
  • Top tip clips on cyber-crime

    06 March 2017
    The Dorset Police Cyber-Crime Unit has launched a new channel on YouTube that will host a series of short three minute videos in an effort to keep businesses safe from cyber-attacks. More and more businesses are falling foul to cyber-attacks as a result ...
  • Awards ceremony recognises policing excellence and long service

    03 March 2017
    Police officers, staff and volunteers were recognised for their exceptional contribution to policing at the Dorset Police Annual Awards Ceremony on Tuesday 28 February 2017. As the family and friends of recipients looked on, a total of 23 awards were pr...
  • Our cyber challenge has been hacked

    02 March 2017
    A winner has been selected following the first cyber challenge that was created by Dorset Police Cyber-Crime Unit in support of Safer Internet Day 2017. In support of Safer Internet Day, a cyber security challenge was issued, aimed at developing young pe...
  • ITV series Broadchurch portrays Dorset sexual assault support services

    27 February 2017
    As tonight’s first new episode of Broadchurch begins to follow the story of an investigation into a serious sexual assault, agencies remind the public of the help available for those affected by similar issues in Dorset. The third and final series...
  • Help Dorset Police and Trading Standards share advice this Doorstep Crime Awareness Week

    09 February 2017
    The organisations will be holding a week of action from Monday 13 to Friday 17 February 2017, offering advice and encouraging members of the public to spread the word about doorstep crime. A total of 34 events will be held across the county, raising awa...
  • 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...
  • Be curious and act against child neglect

    30 January 2017
    Local safeguarding children boards, local authorities, NHS and police across Dorset are asking the public to be curious about the signs of neglect to help keep children safe. Child neglect is the most frequent form of child abuse and is the most common r...
  • Sign-up for crime alerts and prevention tips in your area

    25 January 2017
    Dorset Police has relaunched the Dorset Alert service with valuable new features for people to explore. The website at has been simplified and redesigned to match the Force website, which has been well received since its launch in J...
  • New Year, new career?

    04 January 2017
    Dorset Police has launched another round of recruitment for those considering a unique career as a non-emergency call handler, or a 101 & 999 call taker / radio operator. The Force Command Centre based at Winfrith is separated into two areas: dispatc...
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