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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...

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Osa Brown, Orange Beach Police Department

After 25 years of serving the residents of Orange Beach, mostly in the police department’s communication center, Osa Brown is retiring.

Brown, chief communications officer, will be honored at a retirement celebration from 4 p.m. to 6 p....

Thursday, October 12, 2017

ORANGE BEACH, AL (WALA) - Orange Beach Police executed a narcotics search warrant this morning [October 12, 2017] at a residence on Ivy Lane. 

According to officials, two people were arrested and narcotics, weapons and cash was seized.

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