Latest News and Events

  • Woman Charged After Waving A Pistol Towards Officer

    Woman Charged After Waving A Pistol Towards Officer

    On Monday, May 23, 2022, Dothan Police Department responded to an assault call in the Chapelwood neighborhood.  The suspect was identified as Rita Davis.  Davis was alleged to have struck the victim on the head with a concrete block which …Read More »
  • Man Charged With Burglary

    Man Charged With Burglary

    On Monday, May 23, 2022, Dothan Police Officers responded to a burglary call in the 300 Block of East Lafayette Street.  The occupants of the residence were not home but witnesses saw a man carrying a window air-conditioner out of …Read More »
  • Coffee-With-A-Cop at The Toasted Yolk Cafe

    Coffee-With-A-Cop at The Toasted Yolk Cafe

    Please join us on June 23rd for Coffee-With-A-Cop.  We will be at The Toasted Yolk Café from 07:00a.m. until 09:00a.m.  This is a great opportunity to meet your local police officers while enjoying a free cup of coffee at this …Read More »
  • Traffic Fatality on Montgomery Hwy

    Traffic Fatality on Montgomery Hwy

    On May 22nd, 2022, at approximately 6:05 pm the Dothan Police were dispatched to serious wreck on Montgomery Highway and Barrington Road.  The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.  The driver is a Hispanic Male, Benjamin Flores, 35 years …Read More »
  • Exchange of Gunfire Leads to One Man’s Arrest

    Exchange of Gunfire Leads to One Man’s Arrest

    During the early morning hours of Sunday, 5/22/2022, a group of individuals engaged in an exchange of gunfire in the parking lot of a hotel in the 3500 block of Ross Clark Circle.  As officers arrived, the individuals were still …Read More »

A Message from the Chief

Chief William Benny

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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