Latest News and Events

  • Dothan Police set to roll out “NARCAN” to Patrol Officers

    Dothan Police set to roll out “NARCAN” to Patrol Officers

      The Dothan Police Department in a collaborative effort with the Alabama Department of Public Health are set to equip Dothan Police Patrol Officers with the drug naloxone or Narcan as it is commonly known. Naloxone is a medication designed …Read More »
  • ***Silver Alert*** Missing 68 Year Old Bonnie Benson

    ***Silver Alert*** Missing 68 Year Old Bonnie Benson

    ***** UDATE**** MISSING PERSON HAS BEEN LOCATED SAFELY On Febuary 16th 2019 Officers responded to a report of a missing 68 year old female at Pointe South Mobile Home Lot on Hodgesville Road. Family reported that 68 year old Bonnie …Read More »
  • Auburn police officer shooting

    Auburn police officer shooting

    UPDATE @ 10:13pm: The suspect is no longer a threat at this time. We are continuing to monitor the events in Auburn, Alabama a short time ago. An Auburn Police Officer was shot and critically injured after effecting a traffic …Read More »
  • Foot pursuit updated

    Foot pursuit updated

    Update and photos… patrol has finished up on Westgate after locating the driver, narcotics, and weapons. The vehicle has been towed and the driver, Courtney Taylor, has been taken to the city jail for booking with charges pending.Read More »
  • Foot pursuit Updated

    Foot pursuit Updated

    Update and photos…Patrol has finished up on Westgate after locating the driver , narcotics, and weapons . The vehicle has been towed and the driver, Courtney Taylor, has been taken to to the city jail for booking with charges pending. …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