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Welcome to the Orange Beach Police Department (OBPD) website. We believe you will find our site very informative and helpful. As police officers and public servants, we enter into public service to make a positive difference in people's lives. In doing so, the men and women of the OBPD serve with integrity, professionalism, commitment, courage, and respect for service. Our department is a progressive agency embracing technology and intelligence-driven policing resulting in proactive enforcement of the law and enhanced community interaction.

Mission Statement

To serve and protect paradise with unparalleled integrity, professionalism, and respect for the entire Orange Beach community.


The OBPD, which is comprised of approximately 80 employees, is organized into the following five divisions to serve you:

  • Patrol Division
  • Marine Division
  • Investigative Division
  • Intelligence Division
  • Support Services Division

Administration and records fall directly under the Chief of Police. For copies of reports or information, please call 251-981-9777 or email the Police Department.

One significant piece of our operations focuses on community involvement and our interactions with many of you. Given the rapid pace at which many of us now operate, it is imperative we are accessible and hear from you regarding your concerns, questions, or observations. Our officers and employees will be in your neighborhoods, businesses, and other areas in an effort to interact with the community and provide the high level of service you are accustomed to receiving. It is our profound privilege to serve and protect this community. We feel this is truly paradise and will do all we can to ensure our community and our visitors are left with that same feeling.

We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to assist you. Contact us at 251-981-9777 or email the Police Department.


You may also fax any of the following forms to 251-981-2299. Should you have any questions, please call 251-981-9777.

If you are wanting to request public records, please visit the City Clerk's page.

  1. Police Department

    Physical Address
    4480 Orange Beach Boulevard
    Orange Beach, AL 36561

    Phone: 251-981-9777 / TDD 251-981-5528
    Fax: 251-981-2299
    Emergency Phone: 911

  2. Steve Brown, Orange Beach Chief of Police

    Steve Brown

    Chief of Police
    Phone: 251-981-9777 (Main)
    Additional Phone: 251-981-6985 (Desk)

  3. Rob Howard, Orange Beach Assistant Police Chief

    Robert Howard

    Assistant Chief of Police