Latest News and Events

  • Arrest Made in Southeast Health Robbery

    Arrest Made in Southeast Health Robbery

    The Dothan Police have made an arrest in the robbery that occurred near Southeast Health on November 12th. Police have arrested Robert Antonio Parrish (17) of Dothan and charged him with Robbery 1st degree. Parrish is a juvenile but is …Read More »
  • Dothan Police Assaulted

    Dothan Police Assaulted

    Two Dothan Police Officers were assaulted last night while performing a traffic stop in the 2100 blk of Montgomery Hwy. The driver attempted to throw narcotics in the back seat of his car. As officers tried to place Brandon Rashawn …Read More »
  • Dothan Police Make Arrest on Car Burglaries

    Dothan Police Make Arrest on Car Burglaries

    The Dothan Police Department arrested a juvenile for the breaking and entering of 11 cars throughout Dothan. The juvenile is from Ozark is being held in the Diversion Center. All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court …Read More »
  • Newville Man Arrested for Multiple Burglaries in Dothan

    Newville Man Arrested for Multiple Burglaries in Dothan

    The Dothan Police have arrested Rasheed Walker (24) of Newville, AL for multiple burglaries in Dothan.  The burglaries occurred in the 100 block of East Spring Street, 1100 block of Martin Street, 900 block of North Park Avenue, and 800 …Read More »
  • Joint Investigation Nabs Drug Trafficker

    Joint Investigation Nabs Drug Trafficker

    On November 13, 2019, a joint investigation between the Dothan Police Department Narcotics Division and Eufaula Police Department Special Operations Division resulted in the arrest of Araceli Martinez-Zamora, 31, of Eufaula, Alabama. Wednesday afternoon, a traffic stop of Martinez-Zamora’s vehicle …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