Extra officers and specially-trained staff are starting visits to vulnerable people - as reports tend to increase at Christmas.
Man Charged With Sergio Marquez Murder
A man has appeared in court charged with the murder of a Spanish student in Bournemouth.
Karl Addo, 29, was brought before Bournemouth Magistrates' accused of murdering 23-year-old Sergio Retamar Marquez.
He was remanded in custody to appear at Winchester Crown Court on August 16.
The body of Mr Marquez was discovered in his flat in Lansdowne Road, Bournemouth on July 17.
A post mortem examination revealed he had died from multiple stab wounds to the chest.
Friends of Mr Marquez, from Coin near Malaga, southern Spain, said he had moved to the UK to learn English.
West Quay Watermark's first restaurants are opening, ahead of a bowling alley and cinema.
26-year-old mum of two Natasha Wake was stabbed to death at a house in Harley Gardens in Boscombe.
Hundreds waved off the Royal Navy aircraft carrier on its final journey from the city, to a Turkish scrapyard.
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