More women are coming forward to report historic sexual crimes in Dorset than ever before, new statistics reveal. Figures released by Dorset Police now show an 88% increase in old sexual crimes (ones that occurred many years ago) being reported in 2017, with more women coming forward than ever to report crimes which happened in […]
A funeral for Shane Bartlett will be held today after he was hit by a car in late December. The Winton primary school pupil, aged 5, was struck by a Vauxhall Corsa on Wednesday 13th December 2017 on Naseby Road, Winton. The funeral will take place at 10.30am at Bournemouth North cemetery Easts Chapel, and […]
Jason William Foster, 45, was released from prison last friday (17 November) after serving a part of a prison term for a public order offence. Since his release, Foster failed to comply with the terms of his licence and a recall notice was issued last Thursday, 23 November. Police issued an appeal to the public […]
Violent crime in Dorset has risen by 60% over the past two years, new statistics show. Over 5,000 more crimes were logged by Dorset Police in the same time period as in 2015. The figures, released by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) reveal how crimes such as sexual offences and domestic burglary have […]
Dorset Police’s August crime report has revealed some interesting trends regarding anti-social crime in the Bournemouth Lower Gardens area. Charlotte Brown has more. Produced by Charlotte Brown, Alona Hood, and Astrid Johnson.
John O’Connell, Chief Executive of the Taxpayers’ Alliance asks Dorset Police to ‘wage war’ on Dorset Police’s spending.
15 drivers were caught using a mobile phone during a two-hour period in Bournemouth yesterday