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Coronavirus (COVID-19): updates and advice

Dorset Police contact point

When and where

Dorset Police contact point

About Dorset Police contact point

The Dorset Police contact point is in Dorchester Library and Learning Centre.

Following changes to Dorset Police counter service provisions, the Force is working in partnership with Dorset Council libraries to implement the first of its pilot contact points at Dorchester Library and Learning Centre.

Changes to CPV service hours until further notice

Mondays: 3 and 10 February 10am to 1pm - thereafter Mondays are suspended until further staffing available.

All Wednesdays 10am to 1pm (except 12 February 2020 - closed)

Thursdays are suspended temporarily until further staffing arranged.

All phone enquiries can be made via 101 for non-urgent enquiries or 999 in an emergency situation.  Non urgent enquiries and reports can also be made via

Volunteers from Dorset Police will be there to provide the local public with:

  • convenient online services
  • 101 telephone access
  • crime prevention information

Outside of these hours ask library staff to help you get online.

The new contact point, which is managed by volunteers, is a key support to help the public engage with the police.

Information on how to access Dorset Police services.

Library details

Dorchester Library and Learning Centre
South Walks House
Charles Street

01305 224440
Get directions to Dorchester Library and Learning Centre

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