Latest News and Events

  • Dollar General Robbery

    Dollar General Robbery

    On August 15, 2018 at approximately 7:30 p.m. Dothan Police responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Dollar General Store located in the 1000 block of W. Main Street. Employees working during the robbery reported that a …Read More »
  • Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Trafficking Arrests

    Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Trafficking Arrests

    On 08/13/2018 Investigators with the Vice Intelligence Division conducted a traffic stop in the community known as Ford Country following a two month investigation into narcotics being sold in the south side of Dothan. During the course of that traffic …Read More »
  • Student Carries Loaded Gun to School

    Student Carries Loaded Gun to School

    On Monday, 8-13-2018, a School Resource Officer (SRO) at Dothan High School was notified of a student on campus who was possibly in possession of a gun. The SRO immediately made contact with the 17-year-old suspect, removed him from class …Read More »
  • Drug Trafficking Arrests

    Drug Trafficking Arrests

    On 08/09/2018 Vice Investigators were assisting the Criminal Investigations Division as they conducted Sector Patrols in a downtown Dothan area commonly referred to as “The Hill.” During the course of that patrol Vice Investigators made contact with an illegally parked …Read More »
  • Man Arrested for Robbery at Tractor Supply

    Man Arrested for Robbery at Tractor Supply

    On August 7, 2018 Dothan Police Responded to Tractor Supply, located in the 3700 block of W. Main St., to reports of a robbery in progress. When officers arrived they found that the suspect was being held on the ground …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