It is located in Houston County, AL. It has a population of 68,894 inhabitants. The crime rate is - 481.46 per 10.000 people. There have been 3,317 arrests in 2017. The city has seen an uptick in arrest records since last year by 0.002%. The majority of crimes committed in Dothan are larceny/theft crimes - 1,909 incarcerations, whereas the least popular crime is the arson - only 0 arrests.
The city has seen more non-violent crimes than violent. There have been 582 felony charges and 2,735 non-violent crimes.
For the time period of 2007-2017, the city of Dothan averaged 3,081 violent crimes. Of that total, 36 was for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 287 was for legacy rape, 1,161 was for robbery, and 1,919 was for aggravated assault.