Gulf Shores Police Department - Spring Break 2014

The Gulf Shores Police Department has preparations in place for a safe and enjoyable #SpringBreak in anticipation of the college students and families planning to visit our beautiful beach.

The Spring Break season has officially begun and runs through the end of April. The Gulf Shores Police Department encourages all visitors and local residents to educate themselves, and become familiar with some of the municipal ordinances that help keep the City of Gulf Shores safe and enjoyable.

Below are some municipal ordinances relevant to Spring Break. The public is reminded that any violation of these ordinances may result in an arrest or the issuance of a Notice to Appear before a judge:

-Possession/serve/give an alcoholic beverage to a person under 21
-Possessing or displaying fraudulent identification
-Possessing an open container of alcohol within a public place
-Causing a public disturbance while intoxicated 
-Engaging in physical fighting or in violent, threatening behavior 
-Public indecency
-Sleeping on the beach 
-Loud music/Noise violations

Beach Re-nourishment Process

From the City of Gulf Shores:
October 19, 2013
PUBLIC NOTICE: Crews will begin the beach renourishment process on West Beach at 10:00 a.m. tomorrow morning & will run continuously throughout the duration of the project as crews move from Gulf Shores to Orange Beach and on to the Alabama/Florida line. 

Note: As with any dredge process, sand being pumped onto the beaches will initially look darker than usual but will bleach out within a few days.