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Harbour Watch! 

Meet the Harbour Community on our Harbour Watch / Harbour Day Launch (20th April 2024 10:30am)

In time for the busy summer season, Bridport Harbour are working with Dorset Police and Dorset Councils local Harbour Consultative Groups to Launch the Harbour Watch Scheme.

Harbour Watch is a Dorset Police initiative which aims to improve communication between the harbour community including boat owners, business owners, residents and Dorset Police, to help tackle crime and anti-social behaviour in the area. By reporting any suspicious activity through the Harbour Watch contact form link below, inteligence will be gathered by the dedicated Dorset Marine Policing team and appropriate action can then be taken. 


Call 999 in case of any emergency.  The form below is for reporting non-emergency incidents.




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                              Please look for our Harbour Watch sticker that will be placed in various locations around the Harbour. Did your spot any?

The Bridport Harbour Watch scheme will be launched by Police and Crime Commissioner David Sidwick at 11:00am on Saturday 20th April. The venue will be the Old Salthouse, West Bay, Bridport which will be open to the general public between 10:30am and 14:30pm.  Harbour Consultative Group members, Dorset Police, HM Coastguard, RNLI and National Coastwatch Institution teams will again be on hand to answer questions about the management of the harbour or highlight local water related activities. Life jacket checks,  security marketing and equipment marking will also be available free of charge.

Dorset Alert - Would you like to be notified of crime in your area? 

Dorset Alert is for informing people for example of a specific area targeted for theft from the intelligence gathered from reporting.

Sign up to Dorset Alert by the following link and seek further information.

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