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  • Appeal following racially aggravated incident near Wareham

    08 June 2020
    Officers are appealing for anyone with information to come forward following a racially aggravated incident near Wareham. At around 3.10pm on Tuesday 26 May 2020 the victim, a man aged in his 40s, was walking through Stoborough pushing another man in a w...
  • Reminder for the public to act responsibly as demand on policing in Dorset increases

    05 June 2020
    Dorset Police is reminding the public to take personal responsibility for their own actions as demand on the county’s resources continues to increase despite the COVID-19 restrictions.The major incidents that occurred at Durdle Door, coupled with the huge...
  • Image appeal following robbery in Christchurch

    05 June 2020
    Officers investigating a robbery in Christchurch are issuing an image of a stolen watch and appealing for anyone with information to come forward. Between 2pm and 2.30pm on Saturday 23 May 2020 the victim, a man aged in his 70s, was standing near to the ...
  • Appeal for information after theft and criminal damage incident in Poole

    05 June 2020
    Officers investigating an incident of criminal damage and subsequent theft in Poole are appealing for anyone with information to come forward.Some time between Saturday 23 May and Sunday 24 May 2020 a beach hut on Shore Road near to the Jazz Café was brok...
  • Safety measures introduced at Durdle Door following major incident

    05 June 2020
    Representatives from Dorset Council, Dorset Police, Lulworth Estate and South West Ambulance Trust met on Friday 5 June 2020 to agree a joined up approach in managing visitor numbers to Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door beaches ahead of the weekend. Followin...
  • Update – appeal following reported theft in Poole

    05 June 2020
    A boy has been arrested in connection with the reported theft of an electric mountain bike in Poole. It is alleged that at around 10.30am on Friday 22 May 2020 a bike had been stolen from where it was secured outside W E Boone’s hardware store on t...
  • Witness appeal following assault in Poole

    05 June 2020
    Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward following an assault in Poole. At around 2.15pm on Friday 29 May 2020 the victim - a 16-year-old girl - was skateboarding along Poole Quay when a man approached her from behi...
  • Statement following the death of George Floyd

    04 June 2020
    Dorset Police's Chief Constable James Vaughan has issued a statement to the county's communities following the death of George Floyd in America.He said: "The death of George Floyd has left his family, loved ones and friends devastated and heartbroken. Com...
  • Dorset calls on people to ‘respect our communities’

    04 June 2020
    Organisations across Dorset are yet again urging people who are visiting Dorset and those that live here to think carefully about where they are going and if it is safe to do so. If it is busy and social distancing can’t be maintained, then people...
  • Update – appeal after woman reportedly bitten by dog in Poole

    04 June 2020
    A woman has been identified following an appeal after a woman was reportedly bitten by a dog in Poole. At around 1pm on Sunday 24 May 2020 the victim - a woman aged in her 50s - was cycling along the Sterte Esplanade when a dog allegedly approached her i...
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