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  • Update – appeal following reported burglary in Bridport

    30 November 2018
    A man has been charged and is due to appear in court in connection with an alleged burglary in Bridport. It was reported that at around 1.30am on Thursday 9 August 2018 a break-in occurred at the Bridport Bowling Club in Priory Lane. The offender report...
  • Update – four people due in court in connection with disturbance following concert in Poole

    29 November 2018
    Four people are due to appear in court in connection with a disturbance following a concert in Poole. At 10.40pm on Thursday 17 May 2018 officers were called to reports of a group of people fighting in the bar area of the Lighthouse in Kingland Road foll...
  • Appeal for witnesses after street robbery in Poole

    29 November 2018
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses following a street robbery in Poole. The incident happened at around 1.15am on Thursday 22 November 2018 on Poole Bridge on West Quay Road. The victim - a man aged in his 20s - was approached from behind by three ...
  • Armed officers to patrol key festive locations across Devon, Cornwall and Dorset

    28 November 2018
    Police in Devon, Cornwall and Dorset will be patrolling key locations and events over the festive period and the New Year with support from armed officers. Officers will be visibly carrying long-armed weapons to help offer further security and reassurance...
  • Update – man arrested in connection with reported criminal damage incident in Bournemouth

    28 November 2018
    A man has been arrested in connection with an alleged criminal damage incident in Bournemouth. At around 1.15am on Thursday 17 May 2018 it was reported that a man had caused damage to the front door of Noble House in Yelverton Road by kicking the lower s...
  • Update – reported shoplifting incident in Dorchester

    28 November 2018
    Officers investigating a reported shoplifting incident at a baby shop in Dorchester say a woman has come forward. At around 12 midday on Thursday 18 October 2018 it was reported a woman entered JoJo Maman Bebe in South Street and stole almost £100-...
  • Response to HMIC report: Policing and mental health - picking up the pieces

    27 November 2018
    A report released today by HMICFRS (Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services) clearly shows the overwhelming demand placed on police services by dealing with people who have mental health issues. The report ‘P...
  • Appeal for information following robbery in Bournemouth

    26 November 2018
    Detectives are appealing for the public’s help after a man aged in his 70s was robbed in a Bournemouth town centre car park. At around 7.10pm on Saturday 24 November 2018 the victim was getting into his car in the grounds of St Andrew’s Unite...
  • Witness appeal following attempted robbery in Weymouth

    26 November 2018
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward after the attempted robbery of a woman in an underpass in Weymouth. At around 3pm on Saturday 24 November 2018 a 55-year-old woman was walking through the subway underpass between the Westham footbridg...
  • Proposed merger - release of full business case and appendices

    26 November 2018
    A number of documents are being published on the Future Policing website in accordance with the publication strategy for the proposed merger of Devon & Cornwall Police and Dorset Police. These include: • Full business case with five separate sections:...
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