Latest News and Events

  • Narcotics Seizure

    Narcotics Seizure

    On Wednesday 09/12/2018 the Vice Intelligence Division intercepted a package that was believed to be connected to drug trafficking. Twelve pounds of marijuana was recovered. Investigators are working with other local and state agencies as this investigation continues. The investigation …Read More »
  • Gunman Robs Convenience Store

    Gunman Robs Convenience Store

    During the early Morning hours of Sunday, September 16, 2018, a lone gunman entered the Circle K Convenience Store located at 4196 Ross Clark Circle armed with a small hand gun and demanded money from the clerk. The suspect was …Read More »
  • Victim Burglarized, Robbed and Assaulted

    Victim Burglarized, Robbed and Assaulted

    During the early morning hours of Saturday, September 15, 2018, the Dothan Police Department was called to the 100 block of Radford Circle in reference to a report of a robbery and assault. Upon arrival, officers determined the door to …Read More »
  • Press Release for Murder Investigation

    Press Release for Murder Investigation

    On Sept. 10, 2018 at approximately 6:30 a.m. Dothan Police Officers responded to a 911 call reporting an assault in the 300 block of Pettus St. Dothan. Moments later Officers arrived scene to discover a white male, later identified as …Read More »
  • Fall 2018 Citizen Observer Program

    Fall 2018 Citizen Observer Program

    DOTHAN POLICE DEPARTMENT CITIZEN OBSERVER PROGRAM The purpose of the Citizens’ Observer Program is to allow members of our community to see and understand, first hand, what Police Officers experience on a daily basis. This program includes classroom exercises and …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