The Opelika Police Department is divided into four Divisions, each commanded by a Captain.
- Currently commanded by Captain Shane Healey
- The largest of the four divisions
- Contains the Patrol units, K-9 unit, Traffic / Homicide team, andthe COPS officers
- Responsible for answering calls for police service, trafficenforcement and investigation, misdemeanor warrant service
|Investigative Services Division|
- Currently commanded by Captain Brenton Brown
- Contains General Investigations, Youth Aid, and a Narcotics section
- Responsible for the investigation of felony crimes, and misdemeanorcrimes involving juveniles or certain other offenses
- Crime Prevention and Neighborhood Watch Program
|Staff Services Division|
- Currently commanded by Captain Ed Clark
- Contains the radio operators,clerks, secretaries, custodians, identification technician, evidence technician,S.W.A.T. and Hostage Negotiators
- Responsible for all maintenanceand supplies for the entire department, records, and custodian of records.
|Special Services Division|
- Currently commanded by Captain Bobby J. Kilgore
- ContainsTraining Supervisor, DARE officers,department Training Officer
- Responsible for public information and press releases, DARE programs, annual Youth Camp, Citizen's Police Academy, Reserve Officer Program, internal affairs investigations, hiring of new police officers, training of newly hired police officers, and the continued training of all Opelika Police Department Officers.