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PBA Toy Drive, Stuff-A-Cruiser and Toy Run

The Holiday Season is here and the Fairfield Police Benevolent Association (PBA) is once again hosting its Annual Toy Drive and Stuff-A-Cruiser events. William B. Meyer will also be hosting its 16th Annual Holiday 5K Run for Toys!

Join us in this season of giving!


Citizen Police Academy

The Fairfield Police Department invites members of the community to participate in the 2015 Citizen Police Academy. This is an interactive program designed to inform participants about the wide-range of services provided by the department and provides an inside look at law enforcement operations and personnel. 
The Citizen Police Academy is a 10-week program designed to get a glimpse at life within the police department. It provides deep insight into the relationship between law enforcement and the community it serves. Classes include presentations by all divisions of the police department. This course is designed to give the citizen student a chance to see life through the eyes of police personnel.
The course of study will cover many aspects of police operations, including: Patrol Procedures, Crime Prevention, Criminal Investigations, Gangs, Narcotics, States Attorney Office, Processing Crime Scenes, Stolen Cars and other assorted topics.
The program will also include an opportunity to ride along with a Fairfield Police Officer and to participate in firearms training.

Holiday Safety Tips

The holiday season is always a special time of year. It is also a time when busy people become vulnerable to theft and other holiday crime. We can never be too careful, too prepared or too aware. Please share this information with family, friends and neighbors. 

The Fairfield Police Department wishes you a safe, happy and peaceful holiday season. 


Holiday Run for Toys - Join Us on December 21st

The 16th Annual Holiday a Run for Toys, presented by William B. Meyer Inc., will be held Sunday, December 21, 2014


Click It or Ticket: November 25th-30th

With the 2014 holiday season fast approaching, the Fairfield Police Department and Connecticut’s other law enforcement agencies intend to promote safe driving and increase the protection of all motorists. Law enforcement officials are out on the road enforcing the State occupant protection laws and issuing citations to those who are unbuckled.

The “Click it or Ticket” campaign will be a one week period of high visibility seatbelt enforcement, both day and night, beginning November 25th through November 30th, 2014.


Drug Arrest - Southport - 11/19/14

On November 19, 2014, the Fairfield Police Department was notified by the Norwalk Police Department of suspicious packages found at the FedEx facility in their town.  The packages were addressed to an address in the Southport section of Fairfield.  Fairfield Police Officer Wells, K9 Ruger and Fairfield Detectives responded to the FedEx facility to assist in the investigation.  K9 Ruger altered on the package which later was later found to contain a large amount of marijuana.


Residential Burglary Arrest - 11/21/14

On 11/21/2014, at approximately 2:15pm, the residents of a home on Kings Drive in Southport returned home, noticed damage to their door, saw a burglar inside their house and immediately dialed 911.

As a large contingent of officers responded to the area, the residents of the home provided prompt, specific and very accurate information to police to include the burglars description, the type of vehicle he was driving, along with its registration plate, and his direction of flight.


Shoplifting Suspects - Stop & Shop (Villa Ave) - 11/6/14

On October 6, 2014 at approximately 12:00pm the subjects pictured below entered Stop and Shop on Villa Ave, Fairfield. The two filled a shopping cart with more than $700.00 in merchandise to include razors and Nyquil, and exited the store without paying for anything. When approached by store security they fled in grey pickup truck, believed to be a Chevy Silverado.


Robbery - 10/18/14

On October 18, 2014 at approximately 10:40 am a Fairfield resident was approached by two males while walking on Fairfield Avenue in Bridgeport. The males who spoke with an Ecuadorian accent, threatened the victim, told him that they knew where he worked and demanded that he go to his bank and withdraw all of his money. The victim walked to the Bank of America branch located at 1320 Kings Hwy Cutoff, Fairfield, while being followed by the subject depicted in these surveillance images, where he withdrew $800.00 in cash.  The victim then turned the money over to the two males.