Orange Beach police chief resigns

Baldwin County

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (WKRG) — Orange Beach Police Chief Joe Fierro has resigned, announcing his resignation on Facebook Wednesday evening.

He says his resignation takes effect on December 4.

The full post reads:

Dear Orange Beach Community,
I have resigned my position as Chief of Police effective December 4, 2019. It has been an honor and privilege to serve as your police chief. I can assure each of you that you have fine, committed officers and staff serving and protecting you everyday. I leave with a heavy heart but know you will be well taken care of. My best to all of you and I hope to see you when I am out and about. Take care.
Sincerely,
Joe Fierro
Chief of Police

The City of Orange Beach will promote Asst. Chief Steve Brown to interim chief upon the retirement of Joe Fierro. 

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