Professional Standards

The Office of Professional Standards is commanded by Lieutenant Christopher W. Tursi under the direct authority of the Chief of Police.  This division provides protection to the public with regard to improper police actions and protection to the Fairfield Police Department and its employees against unwarranted accusations of misconduct.  Professional Standards exists to safeguard the high degree of integrity required to provide quality police services to the community and to maintain public trust. 

Professional Standards also performs such duties for the Chief of Police including but not limited to internal affairs investigations, policy writing, policy and incident review, grant writing, and accreditation.