These rules do not apply to an air weapon designed for use only when submerged in water, e.g. When activated, an audible alarm sounds an internal and external sounder at the premises.
The external sounder should shut off after 20 minutes unless silenced earlier by an authorised user. Dorset Police will not attend reports of Type B alarms sounding unless there is some additional indication from a person at the scene that a criminal offence is in progress, for example, there are suspicious persons in the area or sounds coming from the property that are unusual.
If the vehicle is untaxed and appears to have damage, for example ignition damage or damage to windows, please contact your local authority via their websites where further assistance may be possible.
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Alternatively if you wish to speak to someone please call 101 or if a crime is in progress or life is in danger, always call 999.
If there are additional indications that a crime is in progress when a Type B alarm is sounding, you should inform Dorset Police by dialling 999.Air weapons deemed especially dangerous have a muzzle energy in excess of: Such weapons are classified as Section 1 firearms and are required to be held on a firearm certificate.These weapons are subject to all the controls and regulations pertaining to Section 1 firearms, although the "ammunition" (pellets) is not.These officers and staff investigate incidents of adult abuse in Dorset as well as working to safeguard those at risk.For information and advice about care and support for adults in Bournemouth, Dorset and Poole please click here.