Media

Media Contacts

Chief Shane Healey
shealey@opelika-al.gov
334.705.5241 (Office)

334.319.4577 (Mobile)

Allison Duke
Community Relations Specialist
aduke@opelika-al.gov
334.705.5213 (Office)

334.734.7119 (Mobile)


  1. Chester Avenue Shooting

    On 01/19/2021at approximately 2:53 PM the Opelika Police Department responded to the 100 Block of Chester Avenue in reference to a call of a gunshot victim. Read on...
  2. CITY OF OPELIKA NAMES SHANE HEALEY CHIEF OF OPELIKA POLICE DEPARTMENT

    The City of Opelika is pleased to announce Shane Healey as the city’s new Police Chief, effective immediately. Healey is replacing Chief John McEachern, who retired on November 30, 2020, after eight years of service to the city. Read on...
  3. Traffic Fatality

    Anyone with information on this crash is asked to contact the Opelika Police Department at (334) 705-5200 or the Secret Witness Hotline at (334) 745-8665. Read on...
  4. Opelika Police Department Announces Spring 2021 Citizens Police Academy

    The Opelika Police Department invites citizens to join them for their Citizens Police Academy Read on...
  5. Attempt to Identify Suspect in Theft of Property at Walmart

    On 11/08/2020 the Opelika Police Department began investigating a Theft of Property, Second Degree, and a Fraudulent Use of a Credit/Debit Card at Walmart Read on...
  6. Attempt to Identify Suspect in Fraudulent Use of a Debit Card at Walmart

    On 12/18/2020 the Opelika Police Department began investigating a Theft of Property, Second Degree, and a Fraudulent Use of a Credit/Debit Card. Read on...
  7. Attempt to Identify Suspect in Theft of Property at Dick's Sporting Goods

    On 12/20/2020 the Opelika Police Department began investigating a Theft of Property, Second Degree, which occurred at Dick’s Sporting Goods, located at 2718 Enterprise Drive in Opelika, AL. Read on...
  8. Opelika Police Spread Christmas Cheer Thanks to Local Secret Santa

    Thanks to the generosity of an anonymous donor, the Opelika Police Department handed out cards containing a $100 bill to citizens just in time for Christmas. Read on...
  9. Interim Police Chief Kasey Brown

    CITY OF OPELIKA MAYOR GARY FULLER NAMES ASSISTANT CHIEF KASEY BROWN INTERIM POLICE CHIEF OF OPELIKA POLICE DEPARTMENT Read on...
  10. Attempt to Identify Suspect in Theft of Property at Walmart

    The Opelika Police Department is attempting to identify a suspect in a theft of property Read on...
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