Latest News and Events
Woman Charged with First Degree Robbery and EludingOn Monday, May 22, 2023, at approximately 12:20 PM, officers responded to 3000 block of Cathy Lou Road in reference to a robbery that had just occurred. It was reported the victim and several acquaintances were gathered in the yard …Read More »
Asking for Your Help in Solving a Year-Old Murder CaseOne year ago today, early on Sunday morning, May 22, 2022, a Dothan man was murdered while outside a downtown café in the 200 block of East Powell Street. The victim was 21 year-old Jacques Adarius McLeod-Roberts, of Dothan. McLeod-Roberts …Read More »
Headland Man Charged with Sexual Abuse of a ChildOn April 27, 2023, the Dothan Police Department began investigating a reported sexual abuse of a child that occurred around the end of 2022 in the 200 block of Crossing Lane. At the conclusion of the investigation, a warrant was …Read More »
Firearm Assault in Apartment Parking LotOn Saturday, May 20, 2023, at approximately 3:45 PM, officers responded to a firearm assault in the parking lot of 1000 South Edgewood Drive, Azalea Apartments. Officers located a male victim who sustained a gunshot wound to the upper torso. …Read More »
Two Charged with Theft from Bank AccountsRecently the Dothan Police Department has been investigating various reports of banking fraud. It was believed the individuals responsible for this were fraudulently obtaining information that allowed them to access individual’s bank accounts. During the early morning hours on Friday, …Read More »
A Message from the Chief
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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