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  • Abnormal load move through East Dorset

    26 January 2017
    Dorset Police would like to inform motorists of an abnormal load scheduled for the east of the county. The move of the load - a 4.45m-wide 727 aircraft fuselage - will take place with police escort on Saturday 28 January 2017 between Bournemouth Internat...
  • National enforcement campaign against motorists using mobile phones begins

    23 January 2017
    Dorset Police is working with police forces nationally in the first of a series of enforcement campaigns to crackdown on those who use their phones when driving. During the week-long campaign, which will run from Monday 23 January to Sunday 29 January 20...
  • Abnormal load move through West Dorset

    10 January 2017
    Dorset Police would like to inform motorists of an abnormal load scheduled for the west of the county. The move of the load, which is 5.20 metres wide, will take place with police escort today, Tuesday 10 January 2017, between Honiton in Devon and Tods D...
  • Christmas drink and drug drive campaign – 23 charged

    04 January 2017
    A further 23 people have been charged with drink 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 in January. A total of 54 people were charged with drink o...
  • Christmas drink and drug drive campaign - six people charged

    05 December 2016
    A total of six people have been charged with drink or drug driving offences so far 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. The campaign runs betwee...
  • Annual crackdown on drink and drug drivers begins

    30 November 2016
    With the festive season approaching, police expect more people than usual will be out enjoying a drink. Dorset Police is running the annual Christmas drink and drug driving campaign from today, Thursday 1 December 2016 through to Sunday 1 January 2017. D...
  • Dorset Police urge all motorists - ‘leave your phone alone'

    15 November 2016
    Dorset Police are working with police forces across the South West in a week-long crackdown on people using their mobile phones while driving. It comes as figures from the RAC show that the number of motorists who illegally use mobile phones while at the...
  • Witness appeal after road rage incident in West Moors

    10 November 2016
    Police are appealing for witnesses after a cyclist was threatened with a knife during a road rage incident in West Moors. The incident happened at around 3.55pm on Tuesday 8 November 2016 along Pinehurst Road. The victim - a local man aged in his 20s - ...
  • Dorset Police welcomes first successful Community Road Safe evening

    30 September 2016
    On Thursday 29 September, Dorset Police successfully launched the first free Community Road Safe evening for the public from the Safewise centre in Bournemouth, in an attempt to improve road safety across the county. The innovative workshops follow on fr...
  • Police appeal for dash cam footage after alleged dangerous driving in Weymouth

    14 September 2016
    Police are appealing for dash cam or CCTV footage following alleged dangerous driving in Weymouth. Officers received reports from a member of the public that they had witnessed a green Renault Megane driving dangerously on previous occasions in the Chape...
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