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  • Dorset Police is asking you all to think before you call this Christmas

    20 December 2016
    The festive season is always a busy time for emergency services. As part of this year’s Christmas campaign, Dorset Police is asking you to think carefully before you call and consider using the ‘Do it Online’ service available. Last Dec...
  • Christmas drink and drug drive campaign – nine people charged

    14 December 2016
    A further nine people have been charged with drink or drug driving offences as part of Dorset Police's Christmas drink and drug drive campaign. They are due to appear at courts in Bournemouth and Weymouth during December. A total of 16 people have been ...
  • Christmas safety: a night out on the town with Dorset Police

    14 December 2016
    As part of a safety campaign, the Force will be offering members of the public a unique insight into what a Friday night in Weymouth Town Centre means for police officers on duty. Dorset Police is issuing advice around safety in the night-time economy, ...
  • Want to join the Special Constabulary?

    12 December 2016
    Recruitment to join the Special Constabulary with Dorset Police is now open, and will run until Thursday 5 January 2017. Special constables are trained volunteers who provide a valuable link between the police and the local community. With the same power...
  • Christmas drink and drug drive campaign – woman charged

    09 December 2016
    A woman is due to appear in court this month charged with a drink driving offence as part of Dorset Police's Christmas drink and drug drive campaign. The 57-year-old of Blandford has been charged with driving a motor vehicle when alcohol level above limi...
  • Police encourage victims of domestic abuse to speak out this Christmas

    06 December 2016
    Over the Christmas period, Dorset Police will have additional officers and specially-trained staff dedicated to victims and those who commit domestic abuse. There is an average of 498 domestic abuse incidents a month across Dorset and the risk of domesti...
  • Dorset Police warn of increasing online sextortion

    30 November 2016
    Dorset Police are reminding the public to be aware of their online behaviour and how to avoid becoming a victim of sextortion. Sextortion (a combination of sex and extortion) is where a victim is blackmailed to pay money to prevent intimate videos or pho...
  • Doorstep Crime Awareness Week: A great success, but please stay vigilant

    01 November 2016
    Dorset Police and Trading Standards joined forces with other local organisations to hold engagement events throughout the week, raising awareness of rogue traders and distraction burglars. Events were held at nineteen different locations across the count...
  • Dorset Police show support for this year's Poppy Appeal

    27 October 2016
    A Dorset Police car has been specially decorated with red poppies to show the Force’s support of the Royal British Legion annual Poppy Appeal. Acting Dorset Police and Crime Commissioner, Colin Pipe, said: “Following the success of our specia...
  • Dorset Police and Trading Standards warn “be sure who’s at your door” in week of action

    20 October 2016
    The organisations will be holding Doorstep Crime Awareness Week between Monday 24 and Friday 28 October 2016, to raise the profile of the issue and advise members of the public on how they can prevent themselves from falling victim to rogue traders and di...
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