Dorset Alert is a two way community messaging system operated by Dorset Police, which allows us to exchange information with you by email or phone at no cost to you. The system is designed to allow people who register, to choose the type of information they would like to receive concerning crime and anti-social behaviour, witness appeals, crime prevention, community events and local good news.
Dorset Police as part of its CyberSafe campaign, is encouraging Dorset residents to ensure elderly and vulnerable relatives are kept safe online.
Unfortunately there are cyber criminals out there waiting to commit fraud and dupe people out of their savings.
It is very easy to clone a real website and does not take a skilled developer long to produce a very professional-looking, but malicious site.
Be wary of malicious, criminal or inappropriate websites.
Follow and advise others to use the basic steps below to use the internet safely:
How to be safe