Animal Control: 251-621-2831

The City of Daphne Animal Shelter is run by Linda Mathews, Rhonda Jones, and Glenda Gardner. They are responsible for responding to animal related complaints and enforcing the animal control ordinance througout our community.

Code Enforcement: 251-621-2839

Code Enforcement  is responsible for enforcing the laws that prohibit the existence of conditions deemed to be a hazard to public health, safety and welfare.

Corrections: 251-621-2808

Corrections has 10 certified correction officers. Don Bell serves as the Chief Corrections Officer. The City of Daphne Corrections Center is one of the largest municipal jails in the state. This state of the art Corrections Center can hold 44 sentenced prisoners and another 20-30 arrestees in front holding cells. Our jail also offers GED classes and Alcoholics Anonymous (A.A.) meetings to our inmates. Corrections currently holds arrestees for Spanish Fort Police Department, Baldwin County Sheriff's Office, Silverhill Police Department, the Alabama State Troopers, and U.S. Marshals, in addition to the arrestees Daphne Police Department brings in. All recruit corrections officers must attend an extensive Field Training Officer (F.T.O. Program) for nine weeks.

DARE: 251-621-2839

The D.A.R.E. Program, which was started in the Fall of 1991, is taught presently by Sgt. Robin Snider. Sgt. Snider works with students, ranging from kindergarten to 12th grade, teaching them to resist drugs and violence, and equipping them with skills to become good role models in their communities.

The S.R.O. Program was added in 2002 with Sgt. Snider and Officer Dejuan Jackson as Daphne's School Resource Officers (S.R.O.). This program involves a teamwork approach between the school system and the Daphne Police Department ensuring a safe school environment where teachers feel safe to teach and students feel safe to learn. The S.R.O.'s are role models for the school students and serve as policemen by patrolling the school campuses, as well as serving as counselors and teachers.

Robin Snider - Sergeant phone: 251-621-2839ext: 235

Jaime Huffman - Officer phone: 251-621-2839ext: 322

Detective Division / Internal Affairs: 251-621-2839

The Detective Division is broken into four sections: Detectives/Internal Affairs, DARE/SRO, Code Enforcement, and Warrants.

The Detective Division investigates and collects evidence on all felony offenses against persons or property cases involving narcotics, crimes committed by juveniles, and serious misdemeanor offenses.

The detectives are: Lieutenant Brian Gulsby, Sergeant Ken Lassiter, Corporal Jason Vannoy, Detective Houston Sanders, Detective Joe Sullivan, Detective DeJuan Jackson, Detective Jim Rivers, and Detective Mike Gorum. Detectives also receive authority directly from the Chief of Police to investigate allegations of police misconduct with the overall objective of protecting the public, the department, and its officers, otherwise known as Internal Affairs. 

Administrative and technical support is provided by Administrative Secretary Kristie Green.

Magistrate Office: 251-621-2824

Michael Hoyt - Judge phone: 251-621-2824ext: 248

Patrol: 251-621-3095

The Patrol Division consists of four squads of patrol officers who work 12 hour shifts to patrol the City of Daphne, the largest city in Baldwin County. The Patrol division works traffic enforcement, traffic accidents, answers calls for police service, serves subpoenas for the municipal court, and assists with animal control calls after hours.

This division also has an Administrative Secretary, Tessa Allen, and Kathie Fierro serves as the Patrol Technician.

Records: 251-621-2809

Records maintains all offense, arrest, and accident reports for the department. Records Technician Samantha Cooper is also responsible for the dissemination of these records to authorized agencies and personnel.

School Crossing Guards: 251-621-2834

Daphne currently has six - eight School Crossing Guards, who work at various intersections throughout the city, directing traffic and transporting children to and from school safely.

Special Operations: 251-621-2839

Special Operations includes the department's Special Response Team, Tactical Unit, Honor Guard, Homeland Security, and Drug Interdiction.

Warrants: 251-621-2839

The Warrants Department handles the filing and execution of arrest warrants issued by Daphne's municipal court, which are administered by Warrant Officer, Corporal Mike Merritt . The Warrants position was created in 1996 and has been a tremendous asset to the department.