Latest News and Events

  • Trot with SWAT 2013!!!

    Trot with SWAT 2013!!!

    The 13th annual Trot with SWAT is in the books! Thank you to all the sponsors, volunteers, and participants who made it possible! We hope to see all of you next year!Read More »
  • Soldier Arrested for Drug Possession

    Soldier Arrested for Drug Possession

    The Dothan Police Department Vice Intelligence Division conducted a traffic stop on 09/18/2019 following a drug investigation involving a member of the Alabama National Guard. Investigators recovered LSD, Methamphetamine, Marijuana, and drug paraphernalia during the course of the traffic stop. …Read More »
  • Search Warrant Leads to Burglary Arrest and Fire

    Search Warrant Leads to Burglary Arrest and Fire

    On September 17, 2019 Dothan Police executed a search warrant in the 5000 block of Third Avenue. The search warrant was related to a Burglary that occurred at the Outpost gun store located in the 2600 block of Ross Clark …Read More »
  • 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 »

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