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In Dorset, there are a number of ways a victim can receive updates on their crime or receive practical or emotional support. If victims do not wish to engage with the police, they do not have to. The services available are free and open to anyone who has been a victim of crime.

Contacting Victim Support:

Supportline: 0845 30 30 900

Weekdays – 9:00am – 8:00pm
Weekends – 9:00am – 7:00pm
Bank Holidays – 9:00am – 5:00pm

Contacting Dorset Victims Bureau:

Lines open Monday to Friday – 9:00am – 5:00pm.

If calling outside of these hours an answer phone service is available and your message will be picked up the next working day.

Email: [email protected]

Or call Dorset Police on 101 and ask for the “Victims’ Bureau

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