Latest News and Events

  • 19 Year Old Charged with Two Gas Station Robberies

    19 Year Old Charged with Two Gas Station Robberies

    On December 19, 2020 around 11:00 pm, an unknown suspect entered a gas station in the 3400 block of Denton Road armed with a firearm and demanded money from the clerk.  The suspect collected an undisclosed amount of cash, vaping …Read More »
  • Montgomery Man Arrested for Sunday Murder

    Montgomery Man Arrested for Sunday Murder

    On January 17, 2021, Dothan Police Investigators began a homicide investigation into the death of Willis Rambo Jr. in the 900 block of Morris Street.  Investigators have been reviewing video footage from the area, interviewing witnesses, and attempting to locate …Read More »
  • 1st Murder of 2021 Claims life of 20 Year Old

    1st Murder of 2021 Claims life of 20 Year Old

    On January 17, 2021 at about 4:00 pm, Dothan Police Officers were dispatched to the 900 block of Morris Street for a firearm assault.  When officers arrived on scene, they found the victim, identified as Willis Rambo Jr. (20) of …Read More »
  • Man Charged with Multiple Counts of Child Pornography

    Man Charged with Multiple Counts of Child Pornography

    On June 25, 2020, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children sent a tip to the Alabama Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force about an individual possessing and disseminating child pornography in the City of Dothan.  The Special …Read More »
  • Weekend Traffic Fatality

    Weekend Traffic Fatality

    On November 27th at 9:13 pm, officers were dispatched to a Pedestrian Struck call in the 3300 block of Montgomery Highway.   The vehicle involved was a Ford F-150, traveling South bound on Montgomery Highway. The vehicle left the scene and …Read More »

A Message from the Chief

Chief William Benny

The goal of the Dothan Police Department is to provide a crime-free and safe environment through strategic policing, integrity, trust, transparency, respect, and strong community partnerships. We are dedicated to professional policing with our commitment to CALEA Accreditation and the highest level of training for our officers and staff. The Dothan Police Department is devoted to professionalism, courtesy and equal treatment of our citizens and guests under the law. As the Chief of Police for the City of Dothan, I willingly accept these responsibilities and hold myself accountable for their accomplishment.

William E. Benny
Chief of Police