The Fairfield Police Department employs 108 Sworn Police Officers, 100 authorized Special Agents, 15 Telecommunicators, 4 Animal Control Officers, 7 Marina Guards, 6 full-time and several part-time civilian personnel.

The department is organized into several divisions/bureaus, each performing separate and vital functions within the department.

 The Organizational Structure of the Fairfield Police Department can be found here:

Oganizational Structure


Chief of Police

The Chief of Police is the chief executive officer of the Police Department and is appointed by the Board of Police Commissioners with the approval of the First Selectman.

Deputy Chief of Police

The Deputy Chief oversees the Field Services Bureau and assists the Chief in organizing, scheduling, and directing the work of all department personnel as well as supervising the operation of all divisions within the department.

Field Services Bureau:

Patrol Division

Uniformed Officers, K9 Unit, Emergency Services UnitCrisis Intervention Team, Field Training Officers, Bicycle Unit, Motorcycle Unit.

Investigation Division:

Detective Bureau, Youth BureauNarcotics Unit, Burglary Squad, Domestic Violence Coordinator, Fingerprinting and Permits.

School Safety Division:

Responsible for matters pertaining to the Safety of Schools within the Town of Fairfield along with the development and instruction of the Fairfield Police Department's S.H.A.P.E. Program.

Support Services Bureau:

Specialized Field Units:

Accident Investigation UnitTraffic Enforcement UnitAnimal ControlMarine UnitDive Team

Administrative Units & Other Responsibilities:

Records/Property (Evidence) Management, Parking TicketsTraining DivisionOutside Job ServicesVehicle/Fleet Management, Information Technology, Special Traffic Agents, Marina Guards, School Crossing Guards, Special Events Coordination.

Emergency Communications Center

Public Safety Answering Point for all Emergency (911) and Non-Emergency Police, Fire and EMS related calls within the Town of Fairfield, CT.

Professional Standards:

Office of Professional Standards

This office is responsible for State Accreditation, review and management of Department Policy & Procedures, civilian complaints and internal affairs investigations.

Public Affairs:

Office of Public Affairs

This office handles Media Relations and Press Releases, Block Party Requests, the Neighborhood Watch Program and various other community programs.