© 2019 City of Opp
Message from our Police Chief
I am Police Chief Kevin Chance, and it is my pleasure to welcome you to the Opp Police Department‘s web page. The Opp Police Department currently employs twenty-two sworn police offers and seven civilians. We are responsible for providing law enforcement services to an area consisting of twenty-one square miles that include 40 miles of urban streets and a population of approximately 6,700, as well as those people that travel through our city on a daily basis.
I am extremely proud to be a member of a team of professional and dedicated law enforcement officers, communication officers, and administrative staff members. They are second-to-none and strive to serve the citizens of Opp, Alabama as well as the wonderful people that visit our city each and every day.
With the assistance of the members of our community, we strive to make Opp a wonderful setting to raise a family and a superior place to relocate and build a business.
The primary mission of the Opp Police Department is to preserve the public peace, protect the rights of the persons and property, and generally provide assistance to citizens in urgent situations. We, the members of the Opp Police Department, are committed to excellence in law enforcement and are dedicated to the citizens of Opp, Alabama. In order to protect life and property, prevent crime and reduce the fear of crime, we will provide service with understanding, response with compassion, performance with integrity and law enforcement with vision.
The Opp Police Department must enforce the law in a fair and impartial manner and protect the constitutional rights of all persons. It is not the role of the Department to legislate, render judgments, or punish. The Department serves the people of Opp by providing law enforcement service in a professional and courteous manner and it is to these people that the Department is ultimately responsible.