Latest News and Events

  • Montgomery Man Arrested for Sunday Murder

    Montgomery Man Arrested for Sunday Murder

    On January 17, 2021, Dothan Police Investigators began a homicide investigation into the death of Willis Rambo Jr. in the 900 block of Morris Street.  Investigators have been reviewing video footage from the area, interviewing witnesses, and attempting to locate …Read More »
  • 1st Murder of 2021 Claims life of 20 Year Old

    1st Murder of 2021 Claims life of 20 Year Old

    On January 17, 2021 at about 4:00 pm, Dothan Police Officers were dispatched to the 900 block of Morris Street for a firearm assault.  When officers arrived on scene, they found the victim, identified as Willis Rambo Jr. (20) of …Read More »
  • 25th Annual K9 Seminar

    25th Annual K9 Seminar

    The Dothan Police Department will be hosting its 25th Annual K9 Seminar. The seminar will be held February 8 through February 12, 2020. K9 teams are expected to participate from all over the southeast region. Training will focus on narcotics …Read More »
  • Man Charged with Multiple Counts of Child Pornography

    Man Charged with Multiple Counts of Child Pornography

    On June 25, 2020, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children sent a tip to the Alabama Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force about an individual possessing and disseminating child pornography in the City of Dothan.  The Special …Read More »
  • Weekend Traffic Fatality

    Weekend Traffic Fatality

    On November 27th at 9:13 pm, officers were dispatched to a Pedestrian Struck call in the 3300 block of Montgomery Highway.   The vehicle involved was a Ford F-150, traveling South bound on Montgomery Highway. The vehicle left the scene and …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