Latest News and Events

  • More Charges for Ex Event Planner for Theft of Property

    More Charges for Ex Event Planner for Theft of Property

    On July 9th, 2018 Dothan Police Investigators arrested Gayla McMullen White and charged her with Theft of Property 1st degree. These charges stemmed from an event planning business, Windmill Station, where Mrs. White was an employee. Since those charges were …Read More »
  • Dothan Man Arrested for Several Local Burglaries

    Dothan Man Arrested for Several Local Burglaries

    On July 17, 2018 patrol officers recognized a man wanted in connection with several burglaries of local businesses. Patrol officers were able to capture 20 year old Brandon Lashun Pearson of Liberty Ct. Dothan. From June 18, 2018 to July …Read More »
  • Shooting Leaves Dothan Man Dead

    Shooting Leaves Dothan Man Dead

    On July 16, 2018 Dothan Police responded to the 900 block of Sixth Ave. in reference to a firearm assault. When patrol officers arrived they found 24 year old Vantavius Dishon McKay laying on the sidewalk with a gunshot wound …Read More »
  • Dothan Man Arrested for Possession of Child Pornagraphy

    Dothan Man Arrested for Possession of Child Pornagraphy

    In April 2018 the Dothan Police Department received a tip from Internet Crimes Against Children (I.C.A.C.) pertaining to a local resident in possession of child pornography. Investigators began an investigation and identified the suspect as Michael Kenneth Millwater. In June …Read More »
  • Ex Event Planner Arrested for Theft of Property 1st

    Ex Event Planner Arrested for Theft of Property 1st

    On July 9, 2018 Dothan Police Investigators arrested Gayla White and charged her with theft of property 1st degree.  Dothan police received a report of the theft on June 26, 2018 and began an investigation immediately. Owners of the company, …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