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September 2016  

  • Force welcomes positive custody inspection report

    13 September 2016
    Dorset Police and the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) have welcomed a report which concludes that the Force manages its custodial services well. The report followed inspections conducted jointly by HM Inspectorate of Prisons (HMIP) and HM Inspectora...
  • Police appeal for dash cam footage after alleged dangerous driving in Weymouth

    14 September 2016
    Police are appealing for dash cam or CCTV footage following alleged dangerous driving in Weymouth. Officers received reports from a member of the public that they had witnessed a green Renault Megane driving dangerously on previous occasions in the Chape...
  • Appeal after indecent exposure in Puddletown

    14 September 2016
    Police are appealing for information following an indecent exposure incident in Puddletown near Dorchester. Officers received reports of a man indecently exposing himself to a woman aged in her 40s while he was sitting in his car. The incident happened ...
  • Witness appeal following criminal damage to a memorial in Poole

    13 September 2016
    Police in Poole investigating an incident of criminal damage in Poole are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward. Sometime between 6am and 7pm on Sunday 11 September 2016 damage was caused to 12 artificial sunflowers in the R...
  • Dorset Police launch Community Road Safe evenings

    13 September 2016
    In conjunction with SafeWise, Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service and Kwik Fit, Dorset Police is providing free Community Road Safe evenings for the public in an attempt to improve road safety across the county. There are yearly fluctuations i...
  • UPDATE - Alleged assault in Bournemouth

    12 September 2016
    A man has been charged in connection with an alleged assault in Bournemouth. The 29-year-old of no fixed abode has been charged with grievous bodily harm with intent and was due to appear before Bournemouth Magistrates’ Court on Saturday 10 Septemb...
  • Witness appeal following alleged assault in Weymouth

    11 September 2016
    Detectives investigating an alleged assault in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward - with three men being arrested. It was reported that a 23-year-old Weymouth man had been assaulted just after 2pm on Saturday...
  • Update about traffic issues during triathlon event in Weymouth

    11 September 2016
    Officers in Weymouth and Dorchester would like to thank the public for their patience during the Ironman event. The event has been taking place today, Sunday 11 September 2016, and is privately organised. Throughout the day there have been road closures...
  • E-fit appeal after indecent exposure in Christchurch

    09 September 2016
    Officers in Christchurch investigating an indecent exposure toward a 13-year-old girl have released an e-fit of the suspect. At around 2.30pm on Wednesday 31 August 2016 the victim was walking her dog in the Priory View Road area of Burton when a man app...
  • Witness appeal following alleged assault in Bournemouth

    09 September 2016
    Detectives investigating an alleged assault in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses to come forward. At around 11pm on Friday 2 September 2016 it was reported that a man was walking in Holdenhurst Road near to the Queen’s Park pub when he was as...
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