Investigation Division

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Investigative Division Lieutenant
Lt. Carl Bradley

The Orange Beach Police Department Investigative Division is comprised of multiple subdivisions, each operating within their own area of expertise. These subdivisions include criminal investigations, narcotics investigation, as well as various task forces and joint command operations.

Criminal Investigations

Criminal Investigations investigates all reported felonies: rapes, assaults, robberies, burglaries, thefts, forgeries, frauds and identity thefts, as well as serious misdemeanors such as domestic violence. On felony cases and crime scenes, it is the responsibility of the criminal investigator to collect evidence (fingerprints, DNA, weapons, video and audio documentation, etc.), photograph the scene, canvas the area for witnesses and suspects, and interview those witnesses/suspects.

Narcotics Investigations

Narcotics Investigations investigates all illegal drug activity as well as applicable liquor law violations within the Orange Beach Police Department jurisdiction. To report any drug activity please email us at

Task Force/Joint Operations

The Investigative Division also has an investigator assigned to both the Baldwin County Sheriff's Office Drug Task Force and the Homeland Security Investigations Task Force. Two additional investigators are attached to the FBI's Joint Child Abduction Rapid Response Deployment (JCARD) Team and the Baldwin County Sheriff's Office Major Crimes Unit. Also under the umbrella of Investigations is crisis intervention and negotiation, internet crimes against children, and sex offender registration and notification.

Alabama Sex Offender Registry Search

Baldwin County Sex Offender Registry Search

As the mission statement says, we are here to serve and protect paradise with unparalleled integrity, professionalism, and respect for the entire Orange Beach community. Whether you are a resident or a visitor, if there is anything the Investigative Division can do to fulfill that mission statement, please do not hesitate to contact us.

School Resource Officer (SRO)

The school resource officer is an important part of the school community and staff in that he/she works closely with the school administration to provide a safe, happy, and healthy environment for the students, staff, parents, and visitors of the Orange Beach Elementary School. For any school-related safety concerns please contact the SRO through the Orange Beach Police Department dispatch at (251) 981-9777.