Latest News and Events
Operation Spring Cleaning Nets Multiple ArrestsOperation Spring Cleaning, where the Dothan Police Department, Houston County Sheriff’s Department, ATF, Probation and Parole, and US Marshals have rounded up several individuals engaged in criminal activity in a massive crackdown on crime in the area. The operation was …Read More »
Arrest Made In Robbery Of An ATVIn January 2023, a victim reported to the Dothan Police Department he had been robbed at gunpoint of an ATV he was attempting to sell. The victim met the supposed buyer in the 1200 block of Greenwood Drive. When the …Read More »
Man Charged with Arson for Setting Fire to an Occupied ResidenceOn Monday, March 20, 2023, at approximately 8:20 PM, the Dothan Fire Department and the Dothan Police Department responded to a structure fire in the 900 block of Eastwood Drive. The Dothan Fire Department arrived on scene to find the …Read More »
Corrected: Arrest Made in Weekend Traffic AccidentOn March 11, 2023, at approximately 10:55 pm, the Dothan Police Department responded to a motor vehicle accident with critical injuries in the 2500 block of Ross Clark Circle. The accident was involving a 2018 Hyundai Sonata. The driver, 30-year-old …Read More »
Shots fired call leads to three arrestsOn Tuesday, March 14, 2023, at approximately 5:20 p.m., Dothan Communications received a call for gunshots fired in the area of South Alice Street and West Selma Street. Multiple patrol officers were dispatched to the area where they began to …Read More »
A Message from the Chief
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
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