Opp, Alabama

Opp is a city in Covington County, Alabama, in southern Alabama. Andalusia is the County Seat of Covington County. The mayor of Opp is Becky Bracke, and her office is located in City Hall, on North Main Street. The population of the city is 6,659 people.

City of Opp
Opp City Hall
101 North Main Street
Opp, AL 36467

City of Opp Facebook Page

Becky Bracke, Mayor

In 2016, there no murders in Opp, but there were also 9 rapes and 2 robberies. There were 27 reported assaults and 31 reported burglaries. There were 79 reports of thefts and 11 reports of auto thefts. The crime index for Opp for 2016 was 291.6, just above the United States national crime index of 289.1. There were 42 registered sex offenders living in Opp, as of May 2018.

Opp, Alabama – Police Department and Crime Statistics

For 2016, there were 159 reported crimes in Opp, resulting in a crime rate of 2,388 per 100,000 persons. This is lower than the Alabama state crime rate of 3,480 per 100,000 persons and comparable to the United States national crime rate of 2,387 per 100,000 persons. Theft and property crimes are the most reported incidents in Opp.

The Opp Police Department is also located on Main Street, and the Chief of Police is Kevin Chance. David Harrell is the Assistant Chief. Divisions within the police department include patrol, investigations, narcotics, communications, and administration.

Opp Police Department
106 North Main Street
Opp, AL 36467

Opp Police Department Facebook Page

The larger police department in the area is the Covington County Sheriff’s Office, which is located in Andalusia, and the sheriff is Blake Turman. Divisions within the sheriff’s office include investigations, the jail, and courthouse security. The Covington County Jail is on the same premises as the sheriff’s office, and the Jail Administrator is Thomas Hugghins.

Covington County Sheriff’s Office
290 Hillcrest Drive
Andalusia, AL 36420

Sheriff Blake Turman

Thomas Hugghins, Jail Administrator

Opp, Alabama – Open Records Requests

Open Records Requests must be submitted through the Opp City Clerk. The City Clerk is in charge of keeping all official records and also supervises the administrative department. Connie Smith is the current City Clerk.

Connie Smith
City Clerk’s Office
101 North Main Street
Opp, AL 36467