Welcome to the Daphne Police Department

The Daphne Police Department currently has 88 employees, 50 of which are sworn officers ready to protect and serve our community.

"We, the members of the Daphne Police Department, are committed to being responsible to our community in the delivery of quality services.
We recognize the responsibility to maintain order, while upholding the United States Constitution, and affording dignity and respect to every individual.
Our objective is to improve the quality of life through a community partnership which promotes safe and secure neighborhoods."

The City of Daphne is located in Baldwin County, Alabama on the eastern shoreline of Mobile Bay, just off Interstate 10. We're 11 miles east of Mobile, Alabama, 45 miles west of Pensacola, Florida and 150 miles southwest of Montgomery, Alabama - the State Capitol. Daphne has a population of approximately 22,000 and is one of the fastest growing areas in the nation.

Meet the Chief

Meet the Chief

Chief David Carpenter is currently the Chief of Police here in Daphne, Alabama. He began his law enforcement career in 1989 as a patrolman with this agency. He was promoted to corporal in 1993, sergeant in 1996, lieutenant in 1999, captain in January, 2003 and now holds the position of Police Chief.

Chief Carpenter graduated from Fairhope High School in 1978 and received a B.A. degree from the University of Alabama in 1983. He later attended the FBI National Academy from July 1 - September 7, 2001.

Joseph H. Hall Justice Center

The Daphne Police Department is situated in the Joseph H. Hall Justice Center, on Highway 98 in Daphne. The Justice Center was named for former Chief of Police Joseph H. Hall, who served as Daphne's Police Chief for 35 years.

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