Latest News and Events

  • DPD responds to Westgate Park

    DPD responds to Westgate Park

    This morning Dothan police officers were called to Westgate Park for a suspicious animal on the bike trail….a sick raccoon. The animal appeared confused and disoriented, moved slowly, and had difficulty walking….all signs of rabies! Thanks to an alert citizen …Read More »
  • Enhanced Foster Fest Security

    Enhanced Foster Fest Security

    The Dothan Police Department and the Dothan Downtown Redevelopment Authority (DDRA) met on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 to discuss several issues related to last Friday night’s Foster Fest event. Dothan Police arrested nine individuals for fighting, seven of whom were …Read More »
  • Mother of Suspect Arrested in Naomi Drive Murder

    Mother of Suspect Arrested in Naomi Drive Murder

    On June 11, 2019 Dothan Police arrested 39-year-old Tiffany Robbin Rowell and charged her with Conspiracy to Commit Murder. A bond has not been set in this case. Rowell has been charged for her involvement in the murder of Akheem …Read More »
  • Murder on Naomi Drive in Dothan

    Murder on Naomi Drive in Dothan

    On June 9, 2019 Dothan Police responded to a report of a firearm assault in the 100 block of Naomi Drive. Officers arrived and found 27 year old Akheem Benjamin Hall lying in the yard deceased. Hall was shot twice, …Read More »
  • Dothan PD’s Annual Active Shooter Response Training

    Dothan PD’s Annual Active Shooter Response Training

    In a continuation of the Dothan Police Department’s mission of protecting innocent lives, the 2019 installment of Active Shooter Response training has begun! Today, the Patrol Division’s 4th Squad kicked things off and performed admirably! This year’s training emphasizes the …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