Latest News and Events

  • Relief for panhandle law enforcement

    Relief for panhandle law enforcement

    The Dothan Police Foundation in conjunction with Dothan Police Department are collecting items and monetary donations for Law Enforcement Families in the Florida Panhandle affected by Hurricane Michael. If you are interested in donated any items, please bring them to …Read More »
  • Dothan Utilities update #6

    Dothan Utilities update #6

    Approximately 2,000 customers without power. Work continues in the Garden District area, 08-25 and 08-27. Six electric crews continue work with four mutual aid crews from Riviera, Opelika, Sheffield, and Cullman. Additional support continues providing essential tree cutting efforts by …Read More »
  • Dothan Utilities update #5

    Dothan Utilities update #5

    6,200 customers without power. Utility damage assessments continue along with significant clearing activities the Garden District area. Six electric crews have worked diligently with four mutual aid crews from Riviera, Opelika, Sheffield, and Cullman. Additional support providing essential tree cutting …Read More »
  • Dothan Utilities update #4

    Dothan Utilities update #4

    7,000+ customers without power. Utility damage assessments continue along with significant clearing activities along Oppert Road and in the Garden District area. Six electric crews have worked diligently with four mutual aid crews from Riviera, Opelika, Sheffield, and Cullman. Additional …Read More »
  • Dothan Utilities update #3

    Dothan Utilities update #3

    7,300 customers without power (24,000 outages at the peak of the storm) Assessments continued around the clock with work planned for the Garden District and 08-25 inside the RCC. Tree cutting efforts continued on all shifts. Repaired several smaller outages …Read More »

A Message from the Chief

Chief Steve Parrish

The Dothan Police Department is dedicated to professional excellence as an exemplary and CALEA accredited public safety agency. We are committed to establishing an environment in which members of the department and the community continue to grow together; seeking to be a catalyst for positive change through persistent, personalized and cost effective use of public safety resources. By embracing the values of pride, professionalism and integrity, we remain devoted to maintaining the public trust.

Steven L. Parrish
Chief of Police