Mugshots of the Day 2/24/2020

All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty.

Mugshots of the Day 2/21/2020-2/23/2020

All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty.

Man Arrested for Shooting Girlfriend

In the early morning hours the Dothan Police responded to a shooting in Grand Villa Estates, off of 3rd Ave. When officers arrived, they found a female victim that was shot one time in the chest.  The suspect fled from the scene prior to officers arrival.  Through the course of the investigation, a suspects name was given of Nathaniel Overton. Investigators and patrolmen swept the area looking for Mr. Overton. Information was obtained that Mr. Overton fled to Daleville and  was possibly held up in a house in a local trailer park. Daleville Police Department was contacted and went to the address that Mr. Overton was staying at. Daleville Police were able to take Mr. Overton in custody without incident.

The victim received treatment at South East Health and is expected to survive and is listed in stable condition.

Nathaniel Overton (35) was charged with Domestic Violence 1st degree and is being held on a $60,000 bond.

The Dothan Police Department would like to thank  the Daleville Police Department  for their assistance in apprehending Mr. Overton.

All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Mugshots of the Day 2/20/2020

All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty.

Mugshots of the Day 2/19/2020

All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty.

Mugshots of the Day 2/18/2020

All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty.

Mugshots of the Day 2/14/2020-2/17/2020

All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty.

Citizen observer program accepting applications

The Dothan Police Department is pleased to announce the spring 2020 session of the Citizens’ Observer Program. This program is an exciting 5-week program hosted by the Dothan Police Department and is intended for citizens interested in learning more about the Dothan Police Department and what it is like to be a Dothan police officer.

The classes will be held each Tuesday beginning April 7th from 6 to 8 PM at the Wiregrass Public Safety Center. The program is open to those over the age of 19 and classes are limited to 25 participants. Applications are available at the police department front desk or online by visiting our Community Service section.

Completed applications are due no later than 5 PM on Friday, March 13, 2020 and may be faxed to (334) 615-3609, mailed to the Dothan Police Department Community Services Division, P.O. Box 2128, Dothan, Alabama 36302, or delivered to the Dothan Police Department Records Division at 210 North Saint Andrews Street, Dothan, Alabama 36303.

Dothan Man Arrested for Murder

The Dothan Police responded to the 800 blk of Williams Ave. When officers arrived they found the victim, Terrance Ransom (18),  shot multiple times in a yard. Mr. Ransom  was pronounced dead on the scene.  Investigators began to follow leads provided by the public and on-scene investigation.  In the early morning hours police developed a suspect and location. The suspect, Brandon Fluellen (26)  was held up in a local hotel.  After police cleared the surrounding rooms, negotiators were utilized and Mr. Fluellen exited the room without incident.

Mr. Fluellen was charged with murder and  other arrest may follow with additional suspects. Mr. Fluellen is currently being held on no bond.

All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

24th Annual K9 Seminar Video

The Dothan Police Department K9 Unit wrapped up the 24th Annual K9 Seminar on Friday, February 7, 2020.

This annual seminar is intended to provide K9 teams from all over the country with an opportunity to do real world scenario-based training in a controlled and safe environment.

The seminar provides these guys a week of quality K9 training that allows these teams an opportunity to fix any issues they may have and make themselves better according to Sgt. William Wozniak, K9 trainer.

Teams from around the United States participated including New Jersey, Texas, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Indiana and North Carolina.