Extra officers and specially-trained staff are starting visits to vulnerable people - as reports tend to increase at Christmas.
Dorset And Hampshire Honours
The following people have been recognised:
Charles Benedict Ainslie, CBE. Finn Sailor. For services to Sailing. (Hampshire)
Professor David Neil Payne, CBE, FRS. Director, Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton. For services to Photonics Research and Applications. (Southampton)
Michael Frederick Wells. Chair, Lochs and Glens Holidays. For services to the Tourism Industry and to charity. (Beaulieu, Hampshire)
Mrs Lesley Margaret Walter. Headteacher, Philip Green Memorial School and Governor, Middle School, Wimborne, Dorset. For services to Special Educational Needs. (Wimborne, Dorset)
David Peacop. Head of Logistics, CLM. For services to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. (Fleet, Hampshire)
Ms Anna Payne. Weymouth and Portland manager, UK Wide Operations, Government Olympic Executive. For services to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. (London)
Mrs Annette Lesley Brooke. Member of Parliament for Mid Dorset and North Poole. For public and political service. (Dorset)
Dr Ryan Stephen Connor. Chief executive Officer and Founder, National Centre for Domestic Violence. For services to the Victims of Domestic Violence. (Alton, Hampshire)
Mrs Alison Humberstone. Policy Team Leader, Private Pensions Directorate, Department for Work and Pensions. For services to Tackling Youth Unemployment and to charitable Fundraising. (Portsmouth, Hampshire)
Professor Sarah Ann Cowley. For services to Health Visiting. (Bournemouth, Dorset)
Neil Couling. Work Services director, Department for Work and Pensions. For public service. (Liphook, Hampshire)
Peter Charles. Showjumper. For services to Equestrianism. (Hampshire)
Miss Helena Lucas. Keelboat Sailor. For services to Sailing. (Hampshire)
Dr Margaret Rose Stevenson Barker. Founder, Dorchester Poverty Action Group and The Hub. For services to Homeless and Underprivileged People in Dorchester. (Dorchester, Dorset)
John Henry Batchelor. Illustrator. For services to IIlustration. (Wimborne, Dorset)
Dr Colin Leonard Bird, JP. For services to the communities in Eastleigh and Southampton, Hampshire. (Eastleigh, Hampshire)
Albert William Bleach. For services to the community in Nyewood West Sussex. (Petersfield, Hampshire)
Anthony Ronald Coombes. For services to the community in Gillingham Dorset. (Gillingham, Dorset)
Michael Stanley Both. Director of Engineering and Technical Operations, Race.Tech. For services to the Economy. (Farnborough, Hampshire)
Mrs Carolyn Anne Darbyshire. District commissioner, Chandlers Ford Scouts, Hampshire. For services to Young People. (Eastleigh, Hampshire)
David Ferguson. Consultant Nurse, (Learning Disabilities and Mental Health), Southern Health Foundation Trust. For services to Nursing. (Hampshire)
Miss Sarah Catherine Janet Hawken. Actuary, Model Development Unit, Strategy Directorate, DWP. For services to Social Security and the community in Surrey. (Hampshire)
Philip Raymond Hopkins. Foster Carer, Dorset County Council. For services to Children and Families. (Sherborne, Dorset)
Mrs Wendy Una Hopkins. Foster Carer, Dorset County Council. For services to Children and Families. (Sherborne, Dorset)
Mrs Lucie-Jane Lewis. For services to the Charitable Giving Sector and to the Naomi House Hospice in Hampshire. (Hampshire)
Lt Col Graham John Lawrence. Ministry of Defence. For services to Defence. (Andover, Hampshire)
Ms Karen Lacey. London 2012 Nations and Regions Group Co-ordinator for the South East, Government Olympic Executive. For services to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. (Aldershot, Hampshire)
Carl John Ames Tantum. For services to charity in East Hampshire. (Bordon, Hampshire)
Mrs Patricia Usher. Formerly director of Student and Academic Administration, University of Southampton. For services to Higher Education. (Southampton, Hampshire)
Ms Kresse Wesling. Entrepreneur. For services to Corporate Social Responsibility. (Boscombe, Dorset)
Philip White. Chief executive, Hestercombe Gardens Trust. For services to Historic Garden Restoration. (Dorset)
Simon Williams. Head of 2012 Operations, Weymouth and Portland Borough Council. For services to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. (Dorchester, Dorset)
Richard Wootton. Communications Infrastructure manager, Maritime and Coastguard Agency. For services to the Coastguard Agency. (Gosport, Hampshire)
Paul Rossiter Newsome, JP. For voluntary service to SSAFA Forces Help in Dorset. (Bournemouth, Dorset)
Richard John Ashwin Owen. District Officer, Hampshire Special Constabulary. For services to Policing. (Havant, Hampshire)
Ms Tracey McAdam. Manager of Eastleigh College House, Hampshire. For services to Education. (Eastleigh, Hampshire)
Miss Julie Fry. Police Inspector, Hampshire Constabulary. For services to Policing.
David Glasenbury. Specialist Physical Education Adviser, National Police College, Bramshill. For services to Police Training. (Hook, Hampshire)
Mrs Janice Andrews. Chair, Parent Staff and Student Association, Admiral Lord Nelson Secondary School, Portsmouth. For services to Education. (Portsmouth, Hampshire)
Colin Baker. For services to the Royal Mail and to the Disabled Club in Dorchester. (Dorchester, Dorset)
Mrs Brenda Bonwell. Chair, Weymouth and Portland Friends Group, Julia's House Children's Hospice. For services to Charity. (Weymouth, Dorset)
Neil Cole. Retained Firefighter, Isle of Wight. For services to the community of the Isle of Wight. (Shanklin, Isle of Wight)
David Leonard Deacon. For charitable services and to the community in Warminster Wiltshire. (Shaftesbury, Dorset)
William John Wilson Edwardes. For services to the 43 Wessex Regimental Association and to the community in Chandler's Ford Hampshire. (Eastleigh, Hampshire)
Ms Andrea Finn. For services to the community in Wood Green Hampshire. (Fordingbridge, Hampshire)
Mrs Mary Hermione Seager Goulding. For services to charity and to the community in Winchester, Hampshire.
Mrs Diana Elizabeth McDowell. For services to Heritage in Shaftesbury, Dorset through the Gold Hill Museum. (Shaftesbury, Dorset)
Mrs Jacqueline Sylvia Rowley. For services to the Eastleigh Friends of People With a Learning Disability, Hampshire. (Eastleigh, Hampshire)
Mrs Gwenyth Anne Yarker. Curator and Trustee, Dorset County Museum. For services to Museums. (Dorchester, Dorset)
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