OBPD 2019 Citizens’ Police Academy registration underway

July 30, 2019
2019 Orange Beach Police Department 2019 Citizens' Police Academy planned September 3 to October 15, 2019

The Orange Beach Police Department is seeking participants for its 2019 Citizens’ Police Academy.

The Academy will be held from September 3 to October 15. Classes are free and will be held Tuesday evenings from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Applications must be turned in by Friday, August 23.

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

A number of topics will be presented to include the following:

  • Patrol Operations 
  • Narcotics 
  • Investigations
  • K9/Crisis Negotiations
  • Police Records/Dispatch 
  • Officer Training Program 
  • Traffic / DUI Enforcement 
  • School Resource Officer Program 
  • Marine Division 
  • Intelligence Division

Classes will be held at the Orange Beach Police Department, 4480 Orange Beach Blvd.

Participants must be at least 18 years of age and a background check will be completed on applicants prior to acceptance. 

Applications are available at the Orange Beach Police Department front desk or by contacting Cpl. Joey Brown at 251-923-5805.

The Mission of the Orange Beach Police Department is to serve and protect paradise with unparalleled integrity, professionalism and respect for the entire Orange Beach Community.

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