Police

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 86 sworn officers, plus additional slots for non-sworn personnel (jailers, records clerks, dispatchers, etc).

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.

Contact the Secret Witness Hotline by visiting the website or calling them at 334-745-8665.