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Passing of Retired Sergeant David Dubret

David Rocke DuBret, 61, of Milford, and formerly of Fairfield, passed away peacefully in his home on Thursday, January 15, 2015. He was born in Bridgeport, CT on March 21, 1953 to Henry and Patricia DuBret of Fairfield. David graduated from Fairfield Preparatory High School in 1971, and went on to obtain a degree in Criminal Justice at the University of New Haven. David served the community of Fairfield as a Police Officer from 1976, and retired as a Sergeant I 2001. After David retired, he pursued a career as a Realtor, and was currently employed by William Raveis in Milford.

Passing of Retired Lieutenant Edward Reilly

Retired Lieutenant Edward J. Reilly, III, age 73, of Shelton, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 13, 2015, surrounded by his loving family.  Born in Bridgeport to the late Edward J. and Katherine (Raleigh) Reilly, Lt. Reilly was a graduate of Roger Ludlowe High School and received his Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of New Haven.


Cold Weather Precautions

Fairfield Emergency Services wishes to remind all residents to take precautions during cold weather.  More information can be obtained from the recorded Town of Fairfield Emergency Information Line at 203-254-4899


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.