- On 5/25/2020, several concerned citizens contacted the Dothan Police Department about ducks and geese that were found deceased. A post made on a social media site alleged the wildlife had been killed by an unknown poison. At this time, there …Read More »
- On 5/17/2020, Dothan Police Officers responded to an assault call in the 200 block of West Main Street. Officers made contact with the victim, who was unable to tell police what happened. The victim was transported to a local hospital …Read More »
- On 5/11/2020 just after 5:00 pm, Dothan Police Officers responded to the 600 block of East Newton Street for a firearms assault. The victim was located, treated by Dothan Fire Medics, and transported to a local hospital with life-threatening gunshot …Read More »
- On 5/11/2020 just after 1:30 pm, Dothan Police Officers responded to the 1300 block of Decatur Street for a reported shooting. It was discovered that the man who was shot got into a verbal altercation with a family member that …Read More »
- On 5/11/2020, Dothan Police Investigators, in cooperation with Houston County Department of Human Resources, followed up on a potential elderly neglect reported by Houston County DHR. Investigators discovered the victim had passed away in the hospital over the weekend. A …Read More »
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