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  • Dorset Police take Operation Wheels to Poole Bike Night

    01 September 2016
    On Tuesday 30 August, Dorset Police took part in a ‘special’ bike night at Poole Quay in support of Operation Wheels. For the first time, biker representatives from the South Western Ambulance Service, Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue, ...
  • Dorset Police increases the availability of drug driving kits

    08 August 2016
    On Saturday 6 August 2016, Dorset Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC), Martyn Underhill’s pledge to increase the availability of drug driving test kits within 100 days of taking office was achieved. Martyn Underhill, who was re-elected on 5 May, sa...
  • Winterborne Kingston community speed watch makes a real difference

    22 July 2016
    On 21 July 2016, Deputy Chief Constable James Vaughan thanked the community speed watch team operating in Winterborne Kingston for their valuable role in keeping Dorset roads safe. In 2013, speed monitoring equipment set up in the village found that the ...
  • Dorset Police make a special road safety visit

    27 June 2016
    On Thursday 23 June, Dorset Police’s ‘No Excuse’ team accompanied by the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC), Martyn Underhill visited nine year old Scarlet Fontana at her home in Corfe Castle, following a speed complaint. Dorset Poli...
  • New operation to support motorcyclists in Dorset

    22 June 2016
    A new operation commences in Dorset focusing on educating motorcyclists. Today, Dorset Police is launching Operation Wheels that will run throughout the summer period. The operation is a preventative campaign to reduce motorcycle casualties. Riders ar...
  • Notification of movement of a police escorted abnormal load

    01 June 2016
    An abnormal load will be travelling with a police escort today, Wednesday 1 June 2016, from Osprey Quay in Portland to New Quay Road in Poole. The transport of a 28m long Sunseeker hard top will start at 10am and continue along the A354, A35 and the A350...
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