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July 2016  

  • Spate of commercial burglaries in Bournemouth – witness appeal

    04 July 2016
    Officers are investigating a spate of commercial burglaries in Bournemouth and are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward. Dorset Police received reports of six burglaries to hairdressers between Friday 8 April 2016 and Thurs...
  • Alleged assault in Poole – man charged

    04 July 2016
    A man has been charged in connection with an alleged assault on an elderly woman in Poole. The 24-year-old, of Bournemouth, faces a robbery charge and will appear before Bournemouth Magistrates’ Court today, Monday 4 July 2016. Police were called ...
  • UPDATE - Summer drink and drug drive campaign

    04 July 2016
    A total of 35 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...
  • Dorset Police launch Police Constable recruitment campaign

    04 July 2016
    From today, Monday 4 July, Dorset Police has opened a recruitment process for the role of Police Constable. Recruitment will run until Friday 15 July 2016. Whilst final numbers will depend on Force demand, Dorset Police intends to recruit between 80 and ...
  • Street robbery in Bournemouth - witness appeal

    04 July 2016
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following a street robbery on a pensioner in Bournemouth. The victim, a local woman aged in her 80s, had been to the Spar shop on Wimborne Road on the junction with Wyclif...
  • Technical issues with 101

    03 July 2016
    Dorset Police is currently experiencing technical issues with its non-emergency number 101. Technicians are working to resolve the problem but at this time it is unknown when the fault will be fixed. Members of the public are asked to email enquiries@do...
  • Non-emergency number 101 available again

    03 July 2016
    Dorset Police’s non-emergency number 101 is working again. The technical issue which had affected the availability of the number since earlier today, Sunday 3 July 2016, has now been resolved. A range of contact methods can be found on the Dorset ...
  • Witness appeal following dog attack in Bournemouth

    01 July 2016
    Police in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a vicious dog attack in the town. At approximately 6.20pm on Friday 24 June 2016 a woman was walking her Staffordshire Bull Terrier on a lead near to the public toilets on West Cliff...
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