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  • Police ask for the public’s help during the heatwave following unprecedented demand

    10 July 2018
    Police are asking for patience from the public following an unprecedented rise in demand across Devon, Cornwall and Dorset. The exceptional spell of hot weather, combined with the rise in the number of people visiting the area and the excitement of the W...
  • Murder investigation in Bournemouth - woman named

    10 July 2018
    A woman who was found dead with stab wounds in Bournemouth has today, Tuesday 10 July 2018, been named by detectives. At 5am on Sunday 8 July 2018 Dorset Police was called by the ambulance service to the area of Richmond Hill to reports that a man had be...
  • Appeal for witnesses following assaults in Bournemouth

    09 July 2018
    Detectives investigating a disturbance in Bournemouth town centre during which three men were assaulted are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 9.20pm on Saturday 7 July 2018 an altercation took place in the Lowe...
  • Update – witness appeal following reported fail-to-stop collision in Sturminster Newton

    09 July 2018
    A man has been arrested in connection with a reported fail-to-stop collision in Sturminster Newton. At around 7.20pm on Thursday 5 July 2018 Dorset Police was called to reports of a collision on Manston Road, at the junction with Green Close, involving a...
  • Murder investigation in Bournemouth - renewed appeal

    09 July 2018
    Detectives are renewing their appeal for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward after a woman was found dead with stab wounds in Bournemouth. At 5am on Sunday 8 July 2018 Dorset Police was called by the ambulance service to the area of Rich...
  • Update – men due to appear in court following reported altercation and assault in Bournemouth

    09 July 2018
    Two men are due to appear in court in connection with a reported altercation and assault in Bournemouth. At around 2.15am on Saturday 16 December 2017 Dorset Police received a report of an altercation outside Truth nightclub on Exeter Road. A 17-year-ol...
  • Dorset Police launch campaign to tackle dangerous drug networks

    09 July 2018
    Police have today, 9 July, launched a campaign to raise awareness of dangerous drug networks and how the public can help spot the signs of these criminal activities taking place in our community. County lines is a term used to describe urban gangs suppl...
  • Man charged after alleged threats with a knife in Wimborne

    09 July 2018
    A man has been charged in relation to an incident in Wimborne in which it is alleged a taxi driver was threatened with a knife. At 11.52pm on Saturday 7 July 2018 it was reported that a male taxi driver had stopped at the BP petrol station on Wimborne Ro...
  • Murder investigation launched in Bournemouth

    08 July 2018
    Detectives have launched a murder investigation after a woman was found dead at a flat in Bournemouth. At 5am today, Sunday 8 July 2018, Dorset Police was called by the ambulance service to reports that a man had sustain stab wounds to his leg in the are...
  • Witness appeal following assault in Corfe Mullen

    08 July 2018
    Detectives investigating an assault at a pub in Corfe Mullen are asking for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward. At around 9.30pm on Saturday 7 July 2018 officers were called to reports of a fight involving about 10 people at The Dorset...
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