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  • Dorset Police launch phase two of Your Dorset. Your Police. Your View

    21 November 2019
    Dorset Police’s second phase of Your Dorset. Your Police. Your View is now live. Make your views heard to help shape the county’s policing in the future. Dorset Police are giving the general public the opportunity to step into the chief constable’s shoes ...
  • Man given prison sentence in relation to fatal collision near Bere Regis

    22 November 2019
    A motorist who caused the death of a man by driving dangerously on the A35 near Bere Regis has been convicted and sentenced to 11 years in prison. Adrian Miroslaw Wojciechowski, aged 29 and of Yeend Close, West Mosely in Surrey, was found guilty of causi...
  • Appeal for information following death of woman in Bournemouth

    20 November 2019
    Detectives investigating the death of a woman at her home in Bournemouth are appealing for anyone with information or recent sightings of her to come forward. Dorset Police was called at 3.04pm on Tuesday 5 November 2019 to a report that a woman had been...
  • Man jailed for commercial burglaries in Bournemouth

    19 November 2019
    A burglar who targeted a series of commercial premises in Bournemouth has been sentenced to 17 months in prison. Wayne David Griffin, aged 34 and of Upper Terrace Road in Bournemouth, was sentenced at Bournemouth Crown Court on Friday 15 November 2019 af...
  • Appeal for information following burglary at East Dorset golf club

    19 November 2019
    Officers investigating a burglary at an East Dorset golf club are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Outbuildings at the Crane Valley Golf Club near Verwood were broken into on the night of Wednesday 13 November 2019. Pad...
  • Update – reported assault on elderly man in Christchurch

    19 November 2019
    A man has come forward in connection with a reported assault on an elderly man in Christchurch following a CCTV appeal. At 9.20am on Monday 7 October 2019 the victim - a local man aged in his 70s - got onto the 1A bus on Barrack Road. The driver told the...
  • Witness appeal following robbery in Bournemouth park

    19 November 2019
    Officers investigating a robbery in a Bournemouth park are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. The victim, a man aged in his 60s, was walking through Kings Park near to the cricket pavilion at around 6.45pm on Thursday 14 ...
  • Update – man due in court in relation to fatal collision near Sherborne

    19 November 2019
    A man is due to appear in court in connection with a fatal road traffic collision in Sherborne. At 5.50pm on Saturday 26 January 2019 Dorset Police received a report of a collision involving a single vehicle that had left the carriageway at Tiley Knap, M...
  • Update – man charged in connection with Bournemouth murder investigation

    19 November 2019
    Detectives investigating the death of a 20-year-old man in Bournemouth have charged an 18-year-old man with his murder. At 10.10pm on Saturday 16 November 2019 Dorset Police was called by the ambulance service to reports that a man had sustained stab wou...
  • Witness appeal following sexual assault in Sherborne

    18 November 2019
    Officers investigating a sexual assault in Sherborne are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. The victim, a 15-year-old girl, was walking along the footpath that runs behind Richmond Green toward Acreman Street at around 3p...
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