Daphne Police Department News & Awards

Join the Daphne Police Department for National Donut Day June 4

Join the officers of the Daphne Police Department and help support the Special Olympics & Law Enforcement Torch Run Alabama on National Donut Day. Three locations: Dunkin Donuts (29160 US Hwy 98 or 29728 Urgent Care Dr) and Glazed Doughnuts (2200 US Hwy 98).

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2021 Command Staff Promotions

After serving the previous six years as a lieutenant, Brian Gulsby was promoted to captain today. Cpt. Gulsby has served Daphne's citizens for twenty-four of his twenty-six year career. He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy, and he recently earned a Master's Degree in Justice Administration. He will command Field Operations, which is composed of the Patrol and Criminal Investigations Divisions.

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Lt. Lazzari began his career with the Daphne Police Department in 2007. He was promoted to Detective in 2014, Patrol Corporal in 2015, Patrol Sergeant in 2017, and now, Lieutenant. He is a FBI certified Firearms Instructor, a certified Taser instructor, a certified SFST instructor, and our Special Response Team Assistant Commander.

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2021 First Quarter Award Recipients

Congratulations to our 2021 First Quarter award recipients: Officer of the Quarter Mike Smith and Civilian Employee of the Quarter Heather deAngelo. Thank you for the job you do each and every day for the police department and the citizens of Daphne, AL.

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Congratulations to our newest (181st) North East Alabama Law Enforcement Academy graduates. 

13 weeks of intense classroom and field training. We weren’t able to attend your graduation due to COVID restrictions, but that doesn’t make us less proud! Awesome job men!!

Deputy Scott Ward Baldwin County Law Officer of the Year

Congratulations to our very own Officer Josh Harlan for receiving the Deputy Scott Ward Baldwin County Law Officer of the Year Award. Officer Harlan was chosen along with Kevin Hill with the Alabama Game and Fish to receive this award. Congratulations to you, as well, Officer Hill.

Thank you to the Optimist Club of Perdido Bay for hosting such a wonderful event. 

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2020 Fourth Quarter Award Recipients

Congratulations to Officer of the Quarter, Trey Kraynak, and Civilian Employee of the Quarter, Don Bell.

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2020 Third Quarter Award Recipients 

Congratulations to Patrol Officer Taylor Lindsay for being named Officer of the Quarter and Animal Control Officer Rhonda Jones for being named Civilian Employee of the Quarter.

Job well done by both!!

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2020 Second Quarter Award Recipients 

Congratulations to Patrol Corporal Tim Birt for being named Officer of the Quarter and Corrections Officer Virginia Smith for being named Civilian Employee of the Quarter.

Job well done by both!!

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Daphne Police Code Enforcement Week - June 22-26, 2020 

Join us this week in expressing thanks and appreciation for our Code Enforcement Officers.

Matt Creel and Billy Kennedy spend their day ensuring Daphne is a safe and clean city, and they are always ready to assist patrol officers with traffic control and disabled motorists.

Thanks, Matt and Billy, for all you do!!!

For more information regarding our Code Enforcement, please visit their page at: http://www.daphneal.com/334/Code-Enforcement 

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2020 First Quarter Award Recipients 

Congratulations to Detective Clint Riley for being named Officer of the Quarter and Support Services Administrative Technician, Morgan Callaway, for being named Civilian Employee of the Quarter.

Job well done by both!!

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