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  • Police Officer Arrested on Multiple Charges

    Police Officer Arrested on Multiple Charges

    The Dothan Police Department has arrested one of our own. Earlier today some of our officers were engaged in a training class when one of the supervisors began acting strangely. Two supervisors identified his behavior as erratic and highly unusual. …Read More »
  • Study shows benefits of body cameras

    Study shows benefits of body cameras

    The United States Department of Justice recently funded a study of the effects of body-worn cameras on officer activity, officer use-of-force and citizen complaints. The study found that officers equipped with body-worn cameras made more arrests, wrote more citations, were …Read More »
  • Southside Wal-Mart Bomb Threat

    Southside Wal-Mart Bomb Threat

    On 03/31/2018, Southside Wal-Mart located at 3300 South Oates St., received a phone call stating there was a Bomb in the bathroom. Wal-Mart was evacuated and the Dothan Police Departments Bomb Team responded and cleared the building and parking lot.  …Read More »
  • Two Dothan Men Arrested for Capital Murder

    Two Dothan Men Arrested for Capital Murder

    On March 25th at approximately 10:50 p.m. Dothan Police Officers responded to a suspicious vehicle at Stringer Street A.M.E. Church, 1900 Stringer St., while officers were in the area they discovered a wrecked vehicle at the intersection of Lake St. …Read More »
  • Shooting on South Range Street

    Shooting on South Range Street

    On 3/22/2018, at about 1800 hours, Dothan Police were dispatched to the 700 block of S. Range Street in reference to shots fired. Once on scene, officers located the victim laying on the ground with what appeared to be a …Read More »