Latest News and Events

  • Public Help Needed in Identifying Armed Robbery Suspect

    Public Help Needed in Identifying Armed Robbery Suspect

    The Dothan Police Department is seeking the help of our local and surrounding communities in the identity of the person(s) in the picture below. Police are asking anyone who recognizes the subject(s) to call the Dothan Police Department 334-615-3000 . …Read More »
  • Missing Person

    Missing Person

    On Sunday, 6/12/2022, 61 year old Wesley Paul Hodge walked away from his home on Parish Street in Dothan, AL.  He has not been seen or heard from since then. When he left he was wearing a black and blue …Read More »
  • Dothan Man Charged With Capital Murder

    Dothan Man Charged With Capital Murder

    On June 14, 2022 Dothan Police Officers and Investigators responded to a Firearm Assault in the 900 block of North Bell Street. Upon arrival officers found the victim, identified as William Henry Roberson Jr laying in the street and began …Read More »
  • Gordon Man Charged with Murder

    Gordon Man Charged with Murder

    In March 2022, the Dothan Police Department began an investigation into a domestic violence situation in which the female victim reported she had been assaulted by the suspect, Robert Allen Maddox Jr.  At that time, Mr. Maddox was charged with …Read More »
  • Man Charged with Attempted Assault

    Man Charged with Attempted Assault

    On May 26, 2022, Sirrico Santonio Bennett attempted to shoot the victim while the victim was driving in the 400 block of Logue Street in Dothan. On June 7, 2022, Sirrico Santonio Bennett, 46 years old of Dothan, was charged …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

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