Police promotion ceremony held at Opera House

The Dothan Police Department held a promotion ceremony recognizing ten members’ promotions to various ranks. Following recent promotions and retirements, the department has promoted the following personnel as they appear in the photo from left to right:

  • Captain William Glover
  • Captain Scott Long
  • Lieutenant Scott Owens
  • Lieutenant Christopher Watson
  • Sergeant Peter Markow
  • Sergeant Sean Morgan
  • Corporal Keith Cook
  • Corporal Blake McCallister
  • Corporal Erik Broten
  • Corporal Caleb Gilmore

Please join us in congratulating these officers on this outstanding achievement!

Promotions ceremony held at DPD

On Friday, August 3, 2018 the Dothan Police Department held a promotions ceremony for five deserving personnel and their colleagues, friends and family. The promotions were presented by Chief Steve Parrish to the following employees:

  • Lieutenant Doug Magill
  • Sergeant Jerry Moore
  • Corporal Damon Woodham
  • Detention Sergeant Ida Sewell
  • Detention Sergeant Robin Pearson

We congratulate these employees on this outstanding achievement.

From left to right: Lt. Doug Magill, Sgt. Jerry Moore, Cpl. Damon Woodham, Det. Sgt. Robin Pearson, and Det. Sgt. Ida Sewell

DPD promotes new captain

Capt. Eddie Henderson

During a promotion ceremony in the company of family, friends and colleagues, Chief Parrish promoted Lt. Eddie Henderson to the rank of Police Captain.

Capt. Henderson has been with the department for more than 25 years. He has served in many positions throughout his career including patrol, community relations and was a DARE officer as well. His most recent assignment was as the department’s CALEA Accreditation Manager.

Captain Henderson will serve as commander of the department’s Administrative Services Bureau, which includes the records, animal shelter, technical services, crime analysis and CALEA accreditation functions.