Orange Beach, Alabama

Orange Beach is a city in Baldwin County, Alabama, close to Mobile, with a population of 5,441 residents. Bay Minette is the County Seat of Baldwin County. The mayor of Orange Beach is Tony Kennon. The mayor’s office is located in City Hall, which is on Orange Beach Boulevard.

City of Orange Beach
City Hall
4099 Orange Beach Blvd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561

City of Orange Beach Facebook Page

Tony Kennon, Mayor

In the year 2016, there were no murders, rapes, or robberies in Orange Beach. 12 reported assaults. There were also 29 reported burglaries, 155 reported thefts, and 3 reported auto thefts. This gave Orange Beach a crime index of 183.2, which is less than half the United States national crime index of 285.0. There was 1 registered sex offender living in Orange Beach, as of May 2018.

Orange Beach, Alabama – Police Station and Crime Statistics

There were 199 reported crimes in Orange Beach in the year 2016, which gives the city a crime rate of 3,355 per 100,000 persons. This is higher than both the Alabama state crime rate of 3,480 per 100,000 persons and the United States national crime rate of 2,837 per 100,000 persons. Thefts and property crimes are the most common crimes in Orange Beach.

The Orange Beach Police Department is located on Orange Beach Boulevard, and the Chief of Police is Joseph Fierro. The department employs approximately 80 staff and police officers. Divisions within the department include patrol, investigations, intelligence, and support services. The Orange Beach City Jail is located on the premises and can house 31 inmates. Visitation is on Wednesdays from 1:30 pm to 4 pm and Sundays from 4 pm to 7:30 pm.

Orange Beach Police Department
4480 Orange Beach Blvd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561

Orange Beach Police Department Facebook Page

The larger police department in the area is the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office, which is led by Sheriff Huey Hoss Mack, who has been serving as sheriff since 2007. The office is divided into divisions, including patrol, investigations, civil, warrants, corrections, communications, school resource, law enforcement support, professional standards, human resources, sex offender compliance, and training. The sheriff’s office is located in Bay Minette, while there are branch offices located across the county.

Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office
310 Hand Ave
Bay Minette, Alabama 36507

Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office Facebook Page

The Baldwin County Sheriff’s Corrections Command is responsible for the jail, and can house up to 700 inmates. Major Jimmy Milton is the Assistant Chief Deputy for the Corrections Command. Inmates can receive visitors on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, or Fridays, within certain time frames. Appointments must be made at least 24 hours in advance, by calling 251-580-2581 on Mondays and Thursdays from 12-3:30 pm and 4:30-8 pm, or Tuesdays and Fridays from 7:30-11 am and 12-3 pm. Each inmate is allowed two 30-minute visits per week, with up to 4 visitors per visit. Visitors must be on the approved list.

Baldwin County Sheriff’s Corrections
200 Hand Ave
Bay Minette, Alabama 36507

Jimmy Milton, Major
Assistant Chief Deputy

Orange Beach, Alabama – Open Records Requests

Open Records Requests must be submitted through the City Clerk’s office, which is responsible for maintaining accurate records regarding city actions, transactions, and elections.

City Clerk’s Office
4099 Orange Beach Blvd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561

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