Latest News and Events

  • Arrest Made in KFC Robbery

    Arrest Made in KFC Robbery

    On Monday December 10th 2018 Dothan Police Officers responded to a report of an Armed Robbery at the Kentucky Fried Chicken located in the 1800 block of Ross Clark Cir. Reports were that an ex-employee entered the business armed with …Read More »
  • Threat to school received in 911 call

    Threat to school received in 911 call

    We are asking for assistance from the community in identifying the caller who’s voice was recorded when contacting the Communications Center today. At approximately 12:45 PM we received a 911 call from an anonymous female who stated that she was …Read More »
  • Dothan Police Respond to Shooting on Third Ave

    Dothan Police Respond to Shooting on Third Ave

    On December 5th 2018 Dothan Police responded to a report of a shooting in the 300 block of Third Avenue. The shooting occurred around 5 P.M. and police arrived shortly after. The 24 year old male victim was found laying …Read More »
  • Joint Investigation Leads to Drug Trafficking Charges

    Joint Investigation Leads to Drug Trafficking Charges

    On Tuesday 11/27/2018 the Ashford Police Department and the Dothan Police Department Vice Division executed a search warrant in the 1400 block of Bruner Mill Road concluding a six week investigation involving the distribution of illegal narcotics throughout Houston County. …Read More »
  • Arrest Made in Domestic Related Murder

    Arrest Made in Domestic Related Murder

    On 11-25-2018 Dothan Police¬†Officers¬†responded to an Edged Weapon Assault in the 400 block of Florida Ave. When Officers arrived, 32 year old Mikel Cummings was found inside his residence with a stab wound to his chest. Cummings was rushed to …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