The Houston County Sheriff's Office is located in Dothan, Alabama and is led by Sheriff Donald Valenza. The Sheriff's Office is tasked with covering 587 square miles with approximately 102,369 residents. Our Deputies are proud to meet that challenge daily.


         The HCSO adopts the following core values:

  •         Rigid obedience to the Constitution of the United States

  •          Respect for the dignity of all those we protect

  •          Compassion

  •          Fairness

  •          Uncompromising personal and institutional integrity

  •       Accountability by accepting responsibility for our actions and decisions and their consequences

  •          Leadership, by example, both personal and professional

General Information

Arrest information posted cites charges and bonds established at the time of arrest. Persons arrested and processed at the Houston County Jail are given the opportunity to have their case heard as a person standing before the court, innocent until proven guilty.