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I95 Northbound Exit 22 to Close on Monday, July 28th

The Connecticut Department of Transportation is performing electrical conduit improvements to the I-95 Rest Stop Area on the Northbound side of the highway.  Work is being performed by the contractor, Centerplan, and will only impact traffic on the Northbound side at Exit 22.  


Victim Advocate - Crime Victim Guides & Brochures

The Office of the Victim Advocate (OVA) has compiled and distributed several brochures and information guides to assist the victims of various types of crimes.  Please take a moment to view these brochures/guides and read the below message from the Office of the Victim Advocate (OVA).

July 5th - Fun Fest, Fireworks, Parking & Traffic

Information on Fairfield's Independence Day Celebration to be held on July 5, 2014.  See below for information on Fairfield Family Fun Fest, Fireworks, Parking and Traffic.

All parking restrictions will be strictly enforced.  All vehicles found in violation will be towed at the owner’s expense.


Independence Day Fireworks 2014

UPDATED:  Based on the weather forecast for July 4th, the Town of Fairfield Fireworks have been postponed until Saturday July 5th

Fairfield’s annual Independence Day fireworks display will be held on Saturday, July 5, 2014.

In the interest of public safety, the below listed streets will be posted with “No Parking Tow-Away” signs on July 5, 2014. Any vehicles parked in the designated tow zone areas after 6:00 PM on July 5th will be towed at the owner’s expense. This is a necessary action to provide an access to the beach area for fire apparatus and other emergency vehicles and to facilitate the movement of the anticipated large volume of traffic.


FPD Accepting Applications for Patrol Officer

The Town of Fairfield, CT is now accepting Applications for the position of Patrol Officer.   The Fairfield Police are participating in the Connecticut Police Chiefs Association entry level test consortium

Test Announcement -June 2014

Closing Date August 5, 2014

(see important dates listed below)

Road Closures & Delays - 5K & Half Marathon - June 21st & 22nd

The Stratton Faxon Fairfield 5K & Half Marathon will take place this weekend.  As a result, traffic will be impacted in the downtown and beach areas.

The 5K race will take place on Saturday, June 21, 2014 and will impact the Fairfield Beach, Reef and Rowland Road Areas between 0800 and 0900.

The Half Marathon will take place on Sunday, June 22, 2014.  The road closures and expected delays are listed below.

These events are hosted by the Fairfield Firefighters and benefit many local and regional charities.  Last year over $400,000. was raised.


Distraction Burglary - Suzanne Circle - 6/10/14

On 6/10/2014 at approximately 10:30 AM a subject posing as a contractor convinced an elderly couple to accompany him to their backyard under the guise of checking some of their neighbors trees that he needed to cut down as part of a project.  While in the backyard, a second subject entered the home and stole jewelry. Only suspect info: Hispanic male, 5’8”, early 40’s, short dark hair, round face.


Bank Robbery (Armed) - TD Bank, Post Road - 6/8/14

On Sunday, June 8, 2014 at approximately 2:59 PM, the Fairfield Police Department responded to TD Bank, 1643 Post Road, Fairfield, CT for a reported armed bank robbery.

2014 “Click it or Ticket” Campaign Statistics

Throughout the past two weeks, the Fairfield Police Department has participated in the statewide “Click it or Ticket” campaign. During the campaign, the department deployed extra patrols and set up check points tasked primarily with conducting seatbelt enforcement.

The results of the two weeks of enforcement department-wide are listed below.