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Friday, January 11, 2019
Orange Beach Police Officer Abby Headley sworn in by Judge Brackin with Officer Dean, 1.9.2019

Orange Beach Police Chief Joe Fierro introduced the newest officers of the department - Officer Michael Dean and Officer Abby Headley - to the City Council during its regular meeting on Tuesday, January 8th.

Following their introduction, Officers Dean and Headley were sworn in by Orange Beach Municipal Judge Julian B. “Buddy” Brackin.

Chief Fierro said Officer Dean is a native of...

Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Map shows where State of Alabama expanding no-wake zone to Terry Cove in Orange Beach

The Public Hearing scheduled for Tuesday, January 15, 2019 to discuss boating safety and expanding the no-wake zone in Terry Cove has been cancelled. The State of Alabama has decided to establish and enforce the no-wake zone in Terry Cove, which is shown on the attached map.

No date has been determined as to when this will go into effect; however, the Orange Beach Police Department ...

Friday, October 19, 2018
New OBPD Officers Bryan and Jinks

Two new Orange Beach police officers were introduced to the City Council at its meeting on Oct. 16.

Police Chief Joe Fierro introduced Kendra Bryan and Joseph Jinks.

Fierro said Officer Bryan is originally from Andalusia, Alabama. “She's a graduate of Troy University with a degree in criminal justice. She received her APOSTC [Alabama Peace Officers Standards & Training...

Friday, October 12, 2018
2017 Orange Beach Citizens Police Academy

The Orange Beach Police Department’s 2018 Citizens’ Police Academy is currently underway until Oct. 23.

The academy is designed to provide the Orange Beach community with an overview of the department’s operations and the increased level of understanding and cooperation between the community and officers.

To help educate the public, the Police Department is sharing some of the...

Thursday, September 20, 2018
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September 20, 2018 | Orange Beach Police Department | Media Release

Leaving the Scene/Accident AL161 at AL182

On September 20, 2018 at approximately 6:10 AM Orange Beach Police responded to the intersection of AL161 and AL182 for a reported accident. Upon arrival officers determined that a Black Nissan Xterra had caused damage to the pedestrian...

Tuesday, August 28, 2018
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This morning [August 28, 2018] the Orange Beach Department received multiple calls of suspicious packages being left on the porch of their houses. All of these calls in Orange Beach have been investigated and found to be non-credible and no packages were found. The Orange Beach Police Department is currently investigating the origin of these calls. There is currently no credible threat to our...

Monday, August 27, 2018
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On August 26th, 2018, at approximately 0400 hours, the Orange Beach Police Department received multiple calls from concerned residents of suspicious individuals in the area walking around their houses and vehicles.

After police responded to the location in question, a female subject was eventually located hiding in the woods that was identified by police as Hannah Lea Edwards, 19. It...

Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Orange Beach Police Department promotions August 2018

Orange Beach Police Chief Joe Fierro announced three promotions during the City Council meeting on Tuesday, August 21.

He introduced Cpl. Brian Kincaid, Sgt. Jeremy Mote and Sgt. Bryan Johnson.

Chief Fierro said Cpl. Kincaid served with the U.S. Marine Corps for six years, earned a bachelor of science degree from Auburn University, worked for two years as acorrections officer in...

Monday, July 16, 2018
2018 OBPD Citizens Police Academy

The Orange Beach Police Department is seeking participants for its 2018 Citizens’ Police Academy to be held Sept. 11 to Oct. 23.

The classes are free and will be held each Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m.

The academy is designed to provide the Orange Beach community with an overview of the department’s operations and the increased level of understanding and cooperation between...

Monday, June 25, 2018
Tacos with the Five-O

The community is invited to join Chief Joe Fierro and the Orange Beach Police Department for Tacos with the Five-O on Tuesday, July 24th from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Cactus Cantina Mexican Grill (North).

Food and drink will be provided courtesy of Cactus Cantina at 25908 Canal Road, Suite A, in Orange Beach.

For more information on the Orange Beach Police Department meet and...