"Protecting Paradise"


Chief William (Billy) V. Wilkins, Sr. 


William V. (Billy) Wilkins, Sr., served 28 years with the Tuscaloosa Police Department, retiring in 2001 with the rank of Assistant Chief which he had held since 1985.  He worked up through the ranks starting in 1973 as a Patrol Officer.  He served several years in the West Alabama Narcotics Squad and was a founding member and the first President of the Alabama Narcotics Officers Association.  He graduated in the 143rd Session of the FBI National Academy.



Welcome to the Orange Beach Police Department's webpage. First and foremost, we want you to know that the Orange Beach Police Department employs dedicated professionals committed to the safety and well being of our residents and visitors.  The men and women of the Orange Beach Police Department are proud to serve the residents and vistors of our city.  Their highest priority is to protect them against the criminal activities of others and to enhance their sense of security, safety and well being.

Assistant Chief Greg C. Duck

Years of service 1984 - to present

Assistant Chief Greg Duck has been with our Department since 1987.  Assistant Chief Duck has held the ranks of Patrol Officer, Sergeant, Lieutenant and promoted to Assistant Chief in 1999.  He has served as Supervisor in each division of our department.  He also has a Bachelors of Science in 2000 from Columbia Southern University and is also a 2000 graduate of FBI National Academy.



Orange Beach is committed to protecting and enhancing the quality of life in our community so that we are recognized as a superb place to live, to raise a family and to visit.  We celebrate and protect our remarkable natural environment, as we know that it is crucial to our identity, a strong local economy, and our enjoyment of life.  We support a high quality educational system, and a wide variety of recreational and cultural opportunities and facilities, for those same reasons.  Life is incredibly good here.”




orange beach police dept.

4480 Orange Beach Blvd.

P.O. Box 1039

Orange Beach, AL 36561

T: 251.981.9777

F: 251.981.2299

TTY: 251.981.5528

Emergency Dial: 911