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Applicants must meet the following requirements:
Once their online application has been received, applicants will take a Basic Ability Test, Physical Agility Test, complete a background check and formal interview, take a polygraph examination and take a medical and drug screening.
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Call the department's "Secret Witness Hotline" at 334-745-8665. This is a voice mail answering machine. You do not have to leave your name. Simply give us a brief description of the problem and we will act on your tip. Your anonymity is assured.
You can pick up a copy of a police report from our Records Division at the Opelika Police Department during normal business hours of Monday through Friday 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. central time. There is a $10 charge for each report copy. We accept credit cards, cash or money orders. No checks are accepted. If you have any questions you may call one of our records clerks at 334-705-5294. The Opelika Police Department is located at 501 South 10th Street, Opelika, Alabama 36803.
Yes, you can call (334) 705-5258 and speak with Lt. Blackburn. The cost is $40/hour with a 4 hour minimum.
Sadly, the events of September 11th have changed everything. And that means that the Opelika Police and Fire Departments no longer send out patches or pins that could be used to gain entry to secured areas or attached to a uniform for illegal activities.
Arrestees are taken to the Lee County Jail located at 1900 Frederick Road, Opelika, AL 36803. The facility can be reached at (334) 749-5651. There is also an Inmate Search available online.
We cannot confirm if someone is wanted over the phone. The individual must come to the Police Department and speak with a Police Officer or you can call the Opelika Municipal Court at (334) 705-5190 for more information.