Crime Rates by Incident Type

The following graph shows recorded crime between June 2017 and July 2018 in this LSOA area. Statistics are released by police.uk on a regular basis.

  UK AverageThis Area
Anti-social behaviour
36192
Burglary
1140
Robbery
22
Vehicle Crimes
1238
Violent Crimes
51130
Shoplifting
1052
Criminal Damage / Arson
1546
Theft
1988
Drugs
515
Other Crimes
31
Possession of Weapons
125

Dorset PoliceTerritorial police force

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Dorset Police is the territorial police force responsible for policing the English county of Dorset in the south-west of England.

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Facts & Figures

Area typeNon-metropolitan county of Dorset and unitary authorities of Bournemouth and Poole
Officers1,486 police officers
Budget£107.8m annually
Area size2,653 sq km
Formed1974
JurisdictionEngland and Wales

DORSET POLICE NEIGHBOURHOOD PRIORITIES

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

ISSUE: Safeguarding vulnerable victimsnnVulnerability exists in many forms and the section is proactive in dealing with vulnerability as a priority


  • Homelessness u2013 as reflected earlier

  • Young person related disorder.

  • Night time economy safeguarding

  • Student related aspects


ACTION:
  • We work with partners and have an award winning safebus staffed by force volunteers and partners to support vulnerable individuals at core weekend time
  • We sit on the homelessness reduction board and work closely with partners supporting signposting to appropriate agencies as part of daily business.
  • We work with partners in town watch which focusses on making the town safer to visitors and staff in a busy night time economy
  • We engage with the student population and provide talks to language schools to make visitors and guests safer and feel safer.
  • We are proactive around nuisance on and off license establishments which increase vulnerability and by linking in with internal and external partners actively push for compliance and control with the backstop of legislation should that fail.
  • We are proactive in dealing with youth related diversion


    Monday, January 20, 2020

    ISSUE: Disrupt County Lines Drug dealing within the townnnYou have said that there is active drug related on street and off street dealing in the ward.
    ACTION:

    • We work closely with hoteliers and have a significant hotel watch programme which focusses on support


      Monday, January 20, 2020

      ISSUE: ASB in the town centre and WestbournennPublic and partners have stated that ASB is occurring in the town and Westbourne
      ACTION: Action taken

      • High visibility foot patrols at hot spot locations and times
      • Supporting partners in the issuing of ASB act legislation (S35 Dispersals


        New Dorset Police priorities and concerns for this neighbourhood will be published here once they are announced by Dorset Police through the data.police.uk portal.


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