Scott Chilton is to become the new deputy chief constable for Dorset Police in October, taking over from David Lewis, who is retiring.
New CCTV cameras are to be installed in Pokesdown and Boscombe West to tackle burglary and crimes such as theft and fraud.
Deputy Chief Constable David Lewis says Dorset continues to be one of the safest counties in the country to live and visit after the Force sees a 2.3 per cent drop in recorded crime.
It’s often very tempting to just nip across a road, ignoring safe crossings and mindful of this, the Dorset Road Safety Partnership has painted images and footprints on pavements to encourage people to use the correct place.
Two men have been given prison sentences following an investigation into an incident where gunshots were fired in Weymouth.
Dorset Police and Portland Port Police Service are joining forces in a 12-month pilot project to protect the security of our coastline.
School is out for many pupils this week, which is likely to result in a wave of visitors coming to Dorset.
A teenager has appeared at Crown Court in connection with the ongoing investigation into the death of James Cutting in Bournemouth.
As part of the UK’s biggest ever law enforcement operation a series of warrants took place in Dorset to target suspected organised crime gangs involved in the supply of controlled drugs.
Detectives investigating the death of a man in Boscombe Chine Gardens have named the victim as 31-year-old James Cutting from Bournemouth.