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Mayor / Council Present National Night Out Proclamation
[Posted 7/18/2014]2014 National Night Out - Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Birmingham Highway (280) Advisory!
[Posted 6/10/2014]

Frederick Road Update!!!
[Posted 3/10/2014]

SCAM ALERT FOR OPS CUSTOMERS!
[Posted 2/27/2014]

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Contact Information
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Office Hours
Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m (Administration)

Mail
City of Opelika, Police Department
501 South 10th Street
Opelika, Alabama 36803

Location
501 South 10th Street
Opelika, Alabama 36803

Phone: (334) 705-5200
Fax: (334) 749-4831

Email: contact form

Our Vision

The vision of the Opelika Police Department is to provide professional police service in partnership with our community to enhance the quality of life to our citizens, by providing a safe environment through the protection of life and property within the framework of the United States Constitution, and serving with integrity and respect.

THE MEN AND WOMEN OF THE OPELIKA POLICE DEPARTMENT ARE PROUDLY DEDICATED TO THE FOLLOWING VALUES:

INTEGRITY

    All employees of the Opelika Police Department will uphold the public trust by being honest, truthful, and consistent in our beliefs and actions.  We will display high moral and ethical standards and act as role models within our community, always holding ourselves accountable to the principle of equality.

SERVICE

    Members of the Opelika Police Department will provide quality service through a partnership with the community and a commitment to excellence.  We will constantly strive to solve problems and be responsive to our community's needs and concerns.  We will hold ourselves accountable to the citizens of Opelika, recognizing service to others as our highest honor.

RESPECT

    All members of the Opelika Police Department will respect and protect the constitutional rights of all citizens, treating them with courtesy, compassion and dignity.  We are committed to protecting the rights of our employees by enhancing their work life through fair and equal treatment.

Police Department Family

The Opelika Police Department has slots for eighty-two sworn officers, plus additional slots for non-sworn personnel (jailers, records clerks, dispatchers, etc).

We have a para-military command structure with a Chief of Police, Captains (Division Commanders), Lieutenants, Sergeants, Corporals, Officers/Detectives.

We are the 14th largest police department out of 310 departments in the State of Alabama.

Our Uniform Division operates on four days on / four days off work schedule, allowing for the maximum number of officers on patrol at any given time.

Secret Witness Hotline: (334) 745-8665