Category Archives: Crimewatch

Dorset Police Alert – Dorset Road Safe newsletter edition 1

Please find attached the first edition of the Dorset Road Safe newsletter. This newsletter seeks to raise general awareness of examples of fantastic partnership working, geared towards improved road safety across the county, whilst encouraging Dorset residents to take advantage … Continue reading

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Dorset Police Alert – Theft of saddles Marnhull

Good afternoon, We are very sad to report that after a very quiet period over the summer, we have had a particularly bad weekend where multiple properties have reported issues with outbuilding breaks. This has been throughout North Dorset and … Continue reading

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Is your call a police matter?

A large percentage of calls received by Dorset Police are for other agencies and not a matter for the police. Please ensure you are contacting the most appropriate agency to assist you with your enquiry. You should contact your local … Continue reading

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Dorset Police and GetSafeOnline warn of the potential dangers of using public Wi-Fi

Dorset Police and Get Safe Online have issued a warning to the public to be cautious when accessing or supplying private, sensitive or personal data while connected to public Wi-Fi hotspots. The advice given by Get Safe Online relates to … Continue reading

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Action Fraud Alert – Don’t Be a Money Mule

Students are being recruited, sometimes unwittingly, as “mules” by criminals to transfer illegally obtained money between different bank accounts. What is a money mule? A money mule is someone who is recruited by those needing to launder money obtained illegally. … Continue reading

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Dorset Police – Is your call a Police matter ?

Enquiries about dental appointments, seagulls causing a nuisance or requests for bus timetables are not appropriate calls for the police. Below are some calls we have received recently on the 101 line: My BT landline is not working and I … Continue reading

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Action Fraud Alert – Advance Fee Fraud

People selling their items on online platforms are falling victim to a new type of advance fee fraud. This involves a fraudster, posing as a buyer, sending an email to the seller (victim), agreeing to the full asking price of … Continue reading

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