The Opelika Police Department is pleased to announce the promotion of Detective Brandon Pettaway to the rank of Sergeant. Sergeant Pettaway has been with the Opelika Police Department since July of 2015. He is currently serving as an investigator in the Vice & Narcotics Section and was part of the FBI Safe Streets Task Force. With his promotion, Sergeant Pettaway will be reassigned to the Patrol Division where he will serve as a shift sergeant. He will be responsible for helping run the operations of his shift, managing major crisis situations, and more importantly, mentoring patrol officers that work for him. Command Staff believe Sergeant Pettaway’s leadership skills will make him successful in this next chapter in his career. Please join us in congratulating Sergeant Pettaway on his well-deserved promotion.