Latest News and Events

  • Crash on East Burdeshaw

    Crash on East Burdeshaw

    A Dothan Police Officer traveling on East Burdeshaw Street witnessed a vehicle coming towards him lose control and crash entrapping the driver and catching on fire. Within seconds two additional officers arrived to assist and were able to extinguish the …Read More »
  • Found property

    Found property

    The chest in this photograph was located on Ross Clark Circle by patrol. It contains photographs and family documents we believe are sentimental to someone. If you recognize this chest please come to the front desk of the Dothan Police …Read More »
  • Moderate injuries treated following crash involving juveniles

    Moderate injuries treated following crash involving juveniles

    The Dothan Police Department is on the scene of a crash involving moderate injuries in the 2300 block of South Oates Street. Two vehicles were involved in a crash during which a van occupied by 11 juveniles overturned. Parents and …Read More »
  • One Arrested in Shooting at Dollar General Store

    One Arrested in Shooting at Dollar General Store

    On September 12, 2019 Dothan Police responded to a report of a shooting at the Dollar General Store located in the 700 block of W. Selma Street. Police arrived and found that the front door and windows to the business …Read More »
  • Dothan Police Assist Panama City Beach Police Department in Murder Investigation

    Dothan Police Assist Panama City Beach Police Department in Murder Investigation

    On September 2nd 2019 Panama City Beach Police Department began investigating the murder Larry Thomas Hill III, a resident of Panama City Beach, that occurred at Wendy’s Hamburgers on Thomas Drive. During the investigation they were able to identify the …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