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  • Dorset Police and GetSafeOnline warn of the potential dangers of using public Wi-Fi

    24 August 2016
    Dorset Police and Get Safe Online have issued a warning to the public to be cautious when accessing or supplying private, sensitive or personal data while connected to public Wi-Fi hotspots. The advice given by Get Safe Online relates to Wi-Fi networks ...
  • New Dorset Police Rural Crime Team launches with partnership networking day

    15 August 2016
    The new Rural Crime Team and their police colleagues were joined by partners from the council, the National Farmers’ Union (NFU), Trading Standards and Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service at an engagement meeting held at Kingston Maurward...
  • Dorset Police increase resources to protect children and prosecute offenders

    04 August 2016
    Dorset Police is expanding the team that deals with cases of online child abuse in response to rising demand. An additional officer has already joined the Paedophile On-Line Investigation Team (POLIT), and another two are expected to join the team by the...
  • Introducing Dorset Police’s new Cyber-Crime Prevention Officer

    02 August 2016
    Joining the fight against cyber-crime in Dorset is Jake Moore, who this week started work in the new Cyber-Crime Prevention Officer role. The threat from cyber-crime is a rapidly growing problem nationally for policing and tackling it is a priority in Do...
  • Dorset Police support World Day against Trafficking in Persons

    28 July 2016
    As World Day against Trafficking in Persons takes place on Saturday 30 July 2016, police remind Dorset residents to look out for the signs. Human trafficking is a hidden crime, which takes place globally and affects people within the UK, including Dorset...
  • Over four in 10 parents in the South West think their child is safer playing outside than online

    26 July 2016
    • Over a third (36%) of parents in the South West have no parental controls in place to try and keep their children safe online • Of those proactive parents using controls, two thirds (66%) will block their children from inappropriate content, a...
  • Memorial Day remembers victims of Honour Based Abuse

    14 July 2016
    To mark the second Honour Based Abuse Memorial Day today, Thursday 14 July 2016, the Safer Poole Partnership held an educational event at Parkstone Grammar School with Dorset Police and the Dorset Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC). So called ‘hon...
  • UPDATE - Summer drink and drug drive campaign

    11 July 2016
    A further six people have been charged with drink or drug driving offences as part of Dorset Police's summer drink and drug drive campaign. They are due to appear at courts in Bournemouth and Weymouth during July and August. The campaign ran between 00:...
  • Another effective summer drink drive campaign

    11 July 2016
    This year’s summer drink drive campaign, which coincided with the UEFA Euro 2016 football tournament, saw a total of 43 people charged with a drink or drug driving-related offence. The campaign ran from Friday 10 June 2016 to Sunday 10 July 2016 th...
  • UPDATE - Summer drink and drug drive campaign

    08 July 2016
    A total of 37 people have been charged with drink or drug driving offences as part of Dorset Police's summer drink and drug drive campaign. They are due to appear at courts in Bournemouth and Weymouth during July and August. The campaign runs between 00...
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