Fairfield Police Department

Chief Christopher Lyddy
Address 100 Reef Road
Fairfield CT 06824
Phone 203-254-4800
Website http://fpdct.com/site/


Current Openings

Open Jobs Salary Deadline
Fairfield - Dispatcher $42,100.12 to $59,181.00 Feb 22, 2019

 

ABOUT OUR DEPARTMENT

Welcome to the Fairfield Connecticut Police Department.  In 1930 a town ordinance established the Police Department consisting of seven officers. Today the sworn and non-sworn staff of the department number about 230 employees.  For the men and women of the police department our mission hasn’t changed much since the 1930’s. Quite simply, we exist to make Fairfield safer, we always have and always will.  We are committed to our mission and remain ever vigilant in our service to the residents and visitors of the Town of Fairfield.  Remember though, we can’t do it alone.

The Fairfield Police Department currently employs 108 sworn 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 has is organized into several divisions/bureaus, each performing separate and vital functions within the department. 

Field Services Bureau:

  • Patrol Division:  Uniformed officers, K9 Unit, Emergency Services Unit, Crisis Intervention Team, Field Training Officers, Bicycle Unit, Motorcycle Unit.
     
  • Investigation Division:  Detective Bureau, Narcotics Unit, Burglary Squad, Domestic Violence Coordinator, School Safety Unit, Fingerprinting, and permits.
     
  • Special Services Division:  Accident Investigation, Traffic Enforcement Unit, Marine Unit, Dive Team, Animal Control, Special Traffic Agents, Marina Guards, School Crossing Guards, Vehicle/Fleet Management, and Parking Tickets.

Support Services Bureau: 

Includes Records/Property (Evidence) Management, Training Division, Information Technology, Emergency Communications Center, Outside Job Services, Special Events Coordination and other Administrative functions.

Professional Standards: 

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

Public Affairs: 

This office handles media/press releases, Neighborhood Watch and various community programs.

ABOUT OUR COMMUNITY

Fairfield, Connecticut, is a charming and thriving town featuring five miles of shoreline on the Long Island Sound. Fairfield has five town beaches, two universities, many parks and ball fields, two public golf courses, and a vibrant array of restaurants and stores. Family-oriented Fairfield also has top-notch, high performing public schools with rich academic programs.

Only 50 miles from New York City, Fairfield is easily accessible to I-95 and the Merritt Parkway and has three train stations on the Metro North line that extends from New Haven, Connecticut to New York’s Grand Central Terminal. 

Fairfield is located in Fairfield County, Connecticut, between the cities of Bridgeport and Stamford, and its 59,000 residents are mostly well educated and fall into a high-income demographic. Consistently ranked in the top 100 in CNN/Money Magazine’s best towns in which to live, Fairfield, in 2006, was ranked as the number one town in the Northeast.

Explore the links on the left to learn more about our town.


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