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Dorchester South Safer Neighbourhood Team Police Local Neighbourhood

The Dorchester South Safer Neighbourhood Team neighbourhood is situated within the town of Dorchester and is policed by the Dorset Police.

Dorchester and Sherborne section is comprised of Dorchester, Sherborne and their surrounding towns and villages. The section covers a vast 280 square miles (due to its predominantly rural geography) which constitutes a population of around 60,000 people.

The section covers a large area of Dorset's beautiful countryside and two very attractive towns in Dorchester and Sherborne. Dorchester is in fact the county town and both are steeped in history and culture inevitably making the area a tourism hotspot.

Dorchester and Sherborne section has an excellent policing team. The section is always driven to make the area even safer and we work hard to ensure that we deliver local policing as well as an effective response service. Every area in the section has a dedicated Safer Neighbourhood Team (SNT), made up of police officers, PCSOs and special constables who are committed to improving their areas.

Inspector Steve Marsh

Dorchester & Sherborne Neighbourhood Inspector

Visit Police Neighbourhood Page 101

Map of the Dorchester South Safer Neighbourhood Team Policing Area

Yellow markers represent Police Forces and the red markers represent neighbourhoods within Dorset Police.

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Towns and Villages within the Dorchester South Safer Neighbourhood Team Neighbourhood

Settlements located within Dorchester South Safer Neighbourhood Team
Name Type County
Dorchester Town Dorset

Worst Locations for Crime within the Dorchester South Safer Neighbourhood Team neighbourhood

April

The Top 5 Worst Locations for Crime in the Dorchester South Safer Neighbourhood Team neighbourhood in April 2019
Town Type County Location Number of Crimes Committed
DorchestertownDorsetOn or near Cromwell Road4
DorchestertownDorsetOn or near Heathcote Close4
DorchestertownDorsetOn or near Alexandra Road3
DorchestertownDorsetOn or near Sandringham Court3
DorchestertownDorsetOn or near Martyr Close3

March

The Top 5 Worst Locations for Crime in the Dorchester South Safer Neighbourhood Team neighbourhood in March 2019
Town Type County Location Number of Crimes Committed
DorchestertownDorsetOn or near Supermarket7
DorchestertownDorsetOn or near Brookhouse Street4
DorchestertownDorsetOn or near Sports/Recreation Area3
DorchestertownDorsetOn or near Coburg Road3
DorchestertownDorsetOn or near Lime Close3

February

The Top 5 Worst Locations for Crime in the Dorchester South Safer Neighbourhood Team neighbourhood in February 2019
Town Type County Location Number of Crimes Committed
DorchestertownDorsetOn or near Supermarket5
DorchestertownDorsetOn or near Cromwell Road5
DorchestertownDorsetOn or near Whitfield Road4
DorchestertownDorsetOn or near Alexandra Road3
DorchestertownDorsetOn or near Cambridge Walk2

Neighbourhood Events for Dorchester South Safer Neighbourhood Team

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Meet your local officers

meeting

Please visit our Force website at http://www.dorset.police.uk/default.aspx?page=1078 for full information on forthcoming events we will be attending

Start: 31/01/2014 00:00

End: 01/01/2020 00:00

Police Officer Information for Dorchester South Safer Neighbourhood Team

NameRankBio
Wodarek-Black PCSO

I am a Police Community Support Officer (PCSO) and work as part of my local Safer Neighbourhood Team. It is extremely important that I am out and about in the community, talking to people about local issues.

PCSOs work to increase public confidence by reducing not only crime but also the fear of crime. We aim to deter anti-social behaviour and improve the physical appearance of towns and villages as well as to provide reassurance to the community. We are also a main point of contact between members of the public and the police.

Jim Long PC

I work as a Police Constable for my local Safer Neighbourhood Team. My role is varied and typical duties relate to keeping the peace, law enforcement, protection of persons and property, and the investigation of crimes.

As an officer I am expected to respond to a variety of situations that may arise while they are on duty.

Rachel Goodwin PS

My role is Safer Neighbourhood Sergeant. I manage a team of PCs, PCSOs, special constables and volunteers in tackling issues that have an impact on the community as a whole. A typical day for me involves the looking after, directing and guiding those individuals I have in my charge.

It is important that I am aware of any incidents that occur on my patch, so that I can brief my team on what might be expected of them.

Rob Henbury PCSO

I am a Police Community Support Officer (PCSO) and work as part of my local Safer Neighbourhood Team. It is extremely important that I am out and about in the community, talking to people about local issues.

PCSOs work to increase public confidence by reducing not only crime but also the fear of crime. We aim to deter anti-social behaviour and improve the physical appearance of towns and villages as well as to provide reassurance to the community. We are also a main point of contact between members of the public and the police.

Neighbourhood Priorities for Dorchester South Safer Neighbourhood Team

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Dorset is one of the safest counties in the UK in which to live. Dorset Police is one of the highest performing Police Services in the United Kingdom. We are totally committed to working to make our county an even safer and better place in which to live, but we can't do it on our own. Throughout history policing has been most effective when the community and the police work together, helping each other to reduce crime and the fear of crime.

We have set our operational priorities which have been based on today's risks and from our communities have told us are areas of concern. Each year these priorities are reviewed and throughout the year leaders work to ensure the force is focussed on them.

This year's operational priorities are to:

•Reduce serious violent crime.

•Reduce the crimes most affecting local communities.

•Protect vulnerable people and communities.

•Tackle serious and organised criminals.

•Counter terrorism and domestic extremism.

•Reduce road casualties.

•Bring offenders to justice.

•Secure the trust and confidence of people in Dorset in their Police Force and the wider criminal justice system.

•Be prepared for major incidents and events

Each Safer Neighbourhood Team will have their own local priority which are set by the community and regularly updated. Your local priorities can be found by visiting our web site at www.dorset.police.uk and entering your postcode into the "My Area" section.

Issue dated: 16/09/2009

Action dated: 16/09/2009

Street Crime Within Dorchester South Safer Neighbourhood Team

Last Update April.

LocationTypeOutcome
Alexandra Road Anti-social behaviour
Alexandra Road Public order Under investigation
Alexandra Road Public order Under investigation
Alice Road Bicycle theft Under investigation
Baynard'S Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Briston Close Anti-social behaviour
Came View Road Anti-social behaviour
Cromwell Road Anti-social behaviour
Cromwell Road Public order Under investigation
Cromwell Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Cromwell Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Culliford Road Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Culliford Road Drugs Under investigation
Cutsome Close Violence and sexual offences Investigation complete; no suspect identified
D'Urberville Close Burglary Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Diana Close Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Duke'S Avenue Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Eddison Avenue Drugs Under investigation
Edward Road Anti-social behaviour
Fourgates Road Anti-social behaviour
Grosvenor Crescent Anti-social behaviour
Heathcote Close Anti-social behaviour
Heathcote Close Anti-social behaviour
Heathcote Close Anti-social behaviour
Heathcote Close Public order Under investigation
Holbaek Close Anti-social behaviour
Holloway Road Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Holmead Square Vehicle crime Under investigation
Lime Close Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Lime Close Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Little Britain Anti-social behaviour
London Close Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Lubbecke Way Anti-social behaviour
Maen Gardens Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Marie Road Violence and sexual offences Awaiting court outcome
Martyr Close Anti-social behaviour
Martyr Close Anti-social behaviour
Martyr Close Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Maud Road Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Mill Street Anti-social behaviour
Mixen Lane Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Pitcote Lane Anti-social behaviour
Pitcote Lane Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Queen'S Avenue Violence and sexual offences Court case unable to proceed
Remus Close Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
River Crescent Anti-social behaviour
River Crescent Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Robins Garth Other theft Under investigation
Salisbury Street Drugs Under investigation
Sandringham Court Criminal damage and arson Offender given conditional discharge
Sandringham Court Public order Under investigation
Sandringham Court Violence and sexual offences Awaiting court outcome
Shopping Area Burglary Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Sports/Recreation Area Burglary Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Sports/Recreation Area Other theft Under investigation
Sports/Recreation Area Anti-social behaviour
Stinsford View Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Stowcastle Street Theft from the person Unable to prosecute suspect
Supermarket Other theft Under investigation
Supermarket Other theft Under investigation
Supermarket Other theft Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Temple Close Possession of weapons Awaiting court outcome
Temple Close Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Temple Close Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Wessex Way Drugs Local resolution
Wessex Way Drugs Local resolution
Windsor Road Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified