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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...

Friday, June 22, 2018
Do No discard fish carcasses flyer

We all love Red Snapper Season but please do not discard fish carcasses in our local waterways. It is illegal and a growing problem.

For all boaters, please dispose of unwanted bait and eviscerated (gutted) fish well offshore, not at a marina or in inland waterway. If fish are gutted on land, double bag the fish waste and properly dispose the bag in a covered trash can. Another...

Friday, June 15, 2018
Jeremy Mote on WKRG report for lifesaving actions, 6.14.2018

By Debbie Williams | Jun 14, 2018 | www.wkrg.com

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (WKRG) - Many of you saw the dramatic video of a water rescue earlier this week in Orange Beach at Perdido Pass. Officer Jeremy Mote is the officer that was seen running into the...

Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Safest Cities of Alabama

By Laura E. Hilton | Jun 4, 2018 | Safewise.com | Focus on Community

Orange Beach is among the top 20 Safest Cities in Alabama, according to a national home security provider’s review of 2016 FBI crime statistic and population data.

17. Orange Beach

  • Population: 5,932...

Monday, June 4, 2018
Animal control officer Tom Conerly

April 10, 2018 | See original article at www.alleycat.org.

What a difference a year can make. Before September 2017, officials in Orange Beach, Alabama, didn’t have a procedure in place for addressing people’s concerns about outdoor cats. Today, the city has a thriving...

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Brisket, Butts and Badges

Chief Joe Fierro and the Orange Beach Police Department invite the public to Brisket, Butts & Badges on Monday, May 14 at Blue Water BBQ Company at The Wharf.

The free lunch, courtesy of Blue Water BBQ, will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

Blue Water BBQ Company is located at 4780 Wharf Parkway Suite F-101.

 

Friday, February 23, 2018
OBPD issues Spring Break 2018 warning

Attention 2018 Spring Break guests: The Orange Beach Police Department welcomes all guests to the City of Orange Beach for Spring Break. Our city is a beautiful, family-oriented beach resort community. Over the past two years, we have experienced increases in underage drinking, disorderly conduct and illegal drug use during Spring Break.

The Orange Beach Police...

Friday, February 23, 2018
Orange Beach police chief announces three promotions

Orange Beach Police Chief Joe Fierro announced three promotions during the City Council meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 20.

He introduced Cpl. Josh Watkins, Sgt. Rodney Kirchharr and Lt. John Simonson to the council.

“Josh joined us in 2016 from the Tuscaloosa Police Department and since he’s been here he’s worked his way to the corporal’s position,” Chief Fierro said. “He was promoted...

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
New OBPD officers sworn in

Three new Orange Beach police officers were introduced at the Orange Beach City Council meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018 and sworn in by Municipal Judge Julian “Buddy” Brackin.

Police Chief Joe Fierro introduced Kenneth Hempfleng, Nicholas Gaskin and Dillen Malone.

Hempfleng, a veteran in law enforcement, will join the department as a part-time officer. Chief Fierro said...