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Officer Ken LongBecome a Dothan Police Officer
Tired of the day job? For information contact Sgt. Scott Smith at 334-615-3682 or email him at to see if you have what it takes to join the Dothan Police Department or apply online.

Applicants are required to have a high school diploma or G.E.D., submit to an extensive background and health screening including a drug screen, possess a valid drivers license, meet the Alabama P.O.S.T. training requirements and attend a P.O.S.T. certified academy.

Compensation & Benefits
A career with the Dothan Police Department offers competitive salary and benefits ranging from $1,256.00- $1,920.80 biweekly

The City of Dothan provides additional compensation for sworn law enforcement officers who have advanced education beyond the level required for their position in a law enforcement related field. Associates Degree - 2.5%; Bachelor's Degree - 5%; Master's Degree - 7.5%

Steven L. Parrish
Chief of Police

210 N. Saint Andrews St.
Dothan, AL 36303
Ph: (334) 615-3000
Fx: (334) 615-3609

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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