Police Department

Law Enforcement

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 preforms a comprehensive review of their policy and procedures every five years.  To view the most recent Policy and Procedures Manual, please click here.

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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 (PDF).