News Articles & Blogs
Domestic abuse offenders targeted under new scheme
Dorset’s most high-risk domestic abuse perpetrators are now being targeted under an innovative scheme aimed at making victims safer and reducing reoffending rates.
Drama reminds us of need for events like Bourne Free
The Channel 4 drama It’s A Sin was an incredibly emotional watch, as it shone a spotlight on a recent episode of British history.
New contract provides extra support to sexual violence victims
Children and adult victims of sexual violence will have greater access to specialist support after a charity was awarded with a seven year contract.
Why residents will be paying more for policing
Last week, plans were approved to increase the amount of money you pay for Dorset’s police service.
Panel approves council tax increase to boost policing
Police and Crime Panel members have approved plans to raise the amount households pay to fund Dorset Police by £15 a year*.
Overall crime continues to drop for Dorset Police
Dorset Police has seen a 6.1 per cent drop in recorded crime, according to new figures released on Wednesday 3 February 2021.
Tackling Child Sexual Abuse Strategy
In our latest guest blog, Professor Kieran McCartan, a Trustee for Circles South West and an academic who has researched the origins and causes of sex offending, looks at the Government’s new approach to the issue.