Latest News and Events

  • Message for WestGate park runners from DPD

    Message for WestGate park runners from DPD

    Dpd would like to take just a moment to give a few tips for our Westgate runners! We are so glad you have such a beautiful park to enjoy. Remember as you are running the trail is marked in zones …Read More »
  • Search Warrant Leads to Drugs and Stolen Guns

    Search Warrant Leads to Drugs and Stolen Guns

    On 08/14/2019 Vice Investigators executed a search warrant in the 400 block of S. College Street concluding a month long investigation into narcotics being sold on the south side of Dothan. Vice Investigators recovered ice (methamphetamine), crack cocaine, marijuana, drug …Read More »
  • Dothan Police Makes Arrest in Burglary

    Dothan Police Makes Arrest in Burglary

    On Aug. 5th 2019 Performance Machine Works, located in the 300 block of Southgate Rd. was a victim of an attempted burglary. The suspects were seen on video surveillance damaging the locks on the fronts doors in an attempt to …Read More »
  • Dothan Police Investigating Crash Involving Cyclist

    Dothan Police Investigating Crash Involving Cyclist

    On July 28th, 2019, at about 8:35 PM, Dothan Police responded to a crash involving a passenger car and bicycle in the 2600 block of Flynn Road.  When police arrived, it was determined the cyclist was travelling West on Flynn …Read More »
  • Suspect in Early Morning Theft and Chase in Custody

    Suspect in Early Morning Theft and Chase in Custody

    On Tuesday July 23, 2019 Dothan Police Officers attempted to stop a Chevrolet pick-up truck in the area of Murphy Mill Road for a traffic violation. The driver of the truck fled from officers pulling a utility trailer. The driver …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