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The Fairfield Police Department provides 24 hour law enforcement services within the City. These services include traffic enforcement, criminal investigations, accident investigations, animal control and safety programs.

The Fairfield Police Department also has specialty units consisting of canine, special response team (SWAT), and bike patrol. 

The Law Center is a consolidated facility that consists of the City of Fairfield Police Department and Tele-Communications Center; and the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office and Jail. 
Many individuals aspire to become police officers,The National Police Officer Selection Test (called POST or NPOST) is an entry-level written test to gauge mental skills, basic intelligence and education level in police applicants. If interested in a law enforcement career, you may view an online study guide and practice tests here.

David Thomas
Chief of Police

1200 W. Grimes Ave.
Fairfield, IA 52556

Ph: (641) 472-4146
Fx: (641) 472-7268
Emergency: 9-1-1

Jail: (641) 472-3967
Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week