Latest News and Events

  • 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 »
  • Traffic Fatality Press Release

    Traffic Fatality Press Release

    On July 5th at 7:31 AM, Dothan Police responded to a serious motor vehicle crash involving two vehicles in the 2400 block of E. Saunders Rd.  The two vehicles were both travelling in opposite directions on Saunders Rd. when they …Read More »
  • Dothan Woman Arrested for Arson 1st Degree

    Dothan Woman Arrested for Arson 1st Degree

    On June 22, 2018 Dothan Police responded to a house fire in the 100 block of Woodleigh Road. The fire was extinguished quickly and minimal damage was received to the residence. The fire was believed to be intentionally set and …Read More »
  • Drug Trafficking Arrest

    Drug Trafficking Arrest

    On 06/21/2018 Investigators with the Vice Division executed a search warrant in the 3100 block of Montgomery Highway as part of three week narcotics investigation. Investigators recovered approximately one pound of synthetic marijuana (analog) as well as marijuana packaged for …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