Latest News and Events

  • GA Man Arrested for Attempted Murder and Robbery

    GA Man Arrested for Attempted Murder and Robbery

    On September 14, 2021, Dothan Police Officers responded to a gas station in the 1100 block of Ross Clark Circle for reports of a man with a firearm.  Before officers arrived on scene, reports were updated that shots had been …Read More »
  • Body from Huskey Road Identified

    Body from Huskey Road Identified

    On August 11, 2021 at about 10:00 pm, Dothan Police Officers responded to the 2300 block of Huskey Road for a person down call.  The 911 caller told police they had found what appeared to be a human body in …Read More »
  • Monday Night Shooting of Two Women Leads to Arrest of Dothan Man

    Monday Night Shooting of Two Women Leads to Arrest of Dothan Man

    On July 12, 2021, the Dothan Police Department Communications Center was notified by a local hospital that two victims entered the emergency room.  Each victim was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds and one victim in critical condition.  After interviews, police …Read More »
  • Officers respond to a high number of fireworks calls

    Officers respond to a high number of fireworks calls

    Over the July 4th weekend, Dothan Police officers responded to a high number of calls involving fireworks. Nearly 1 in 12 calls for service involved fireworks. Many of these reports involved persons launching fireworks with intent to damage property or …Read More »
  • Motorcyclist Injured in Hit and Run Accident

    Motorcyclist Injured in Hit and Run Accident

    On June 26, 2020, Dothan Police Traffic investigators were dispatched to a hit and run accident involving a motorcycle in the 2600 block of Nottingham Way. The victim was transported trauma alert to the hospital and is currently in stable …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