- How do I get a copy of a Police report?
A report can be obtained by contacting the Administration office at 251-981-9777 or by coming to the Orange Beach Police Department located at 4480 Orange Beach Boulevard Orange Beach, AL 36561.
There is a $5 charge for all copies of reports. Please have any pertinent information (such as case numbers, dates, locations, and or names of the person(s) involved) to ensure prompt and accurate service.
- How do I get fingerprinted?
The Orange Beach Police Department provides fingerprinting services for a variety of reasons, including teaching credentials, adoptions, employment, sales, real estate, etc. We do not provide fingerprint services for immigration purposes; call the Orange Beach Police Department to make an appointment at 251-981-9777.
- How do I setup visitation with an inmate?
Visitation is on Wednesday from 1:30 pm to 4 pm, and on Sunday from 4 pm to 7:30 pm. Visitors will need to bring a picture ID. Children will be admitted with an adult only. We have a limited visiting area so please try to be flexible. To reduce your wait time, please call 251-981-9777. If you have a special need or handicap, please call in advance so we can make arrangements for you.
- I have some old, outdated prescription medications at my house. Where can I safely dispose of them?
Old prescriptions can be dangerous and should not be disposed of improperly. The Orange Beach Police Department has made a disposal site available, free of charge. You will find the drop box just inside the lobby of the Police Department.
There is no fee and the box is available 24 hours a day/seven days a week. You may leave these drugs in their original container, or seal them in a bag or other non-breakable container for disposal. No information is gathered from the containers.
- What can I do about an animal running loose, ongoing barking dog, or other animal complaint?
Animal Control Officers are authorized to investigate canine and wildlife-related complaints. Patrol officers are able to issue citations for animal ordinance violations. Please contact the Orange Beach Police Department at 251-981-9777.
- What if an organization claiming to be the Police calls asking for a donation?
The Orange Beach Police Department never solicits money over the phone. If you get a call claiming to raise money for the Orange Beach Police Department, report the call to the Orange Beach Police Department.
- What should I do if I see a crime occurring?
Call 911 immediately. Be observant and make mental notes, including asking yourself:
- First and foremost, don't confront the subject(s), and stay safe!
- Are there any weapons involved?
- What is the address?
- Are there any physical characteristics such as height, weight, race, beard, scars, or tattoos?
- Can you give any clothing descriptions?
- How many people are involved?
- Are the persons involved on foot or in a vehicle, if in a vehicle, what make, model, and color?
- When should I call 911?
When there is an emergency, lives are in danger, serious injury, serious medical condition, crime in progress, or any other situation needs immediate attention.