Investigative Division




Lieutenant Michael Gagner

Division Commander

The Fairfield Police Department Investigative Division is responsible for conducting criminal investigations for a wide assortment of offenses, including but not limited to:

  • Narcotic Violations

  • Burglaries

  • Larcenies

  • Robbery

  • Sexual Assault

  • Missing Persons

  • Child Abuse

  • Homicide

  • Financial and Identity Thefts

  • Other in depth  or long term investigations

Detectives work with members of the Fairfield Police Department, other municipal and State of Connecticut law enforcement agencies as well as Federal agencies, such as FBI, DEA and Secret Service. Detectives are trained in advanced crime scene processing, interviewing, criminal investigations, etc. We also have members assigned to regional and State task forces.

The Fairfield Police Department Investigative Unit has a Youth Bureau that handles crimes against or involving juveniles. Two detectives are assigned to the Youth Bureau on a permanent basis and receive extra training in the areas of youth crime and neglect. The detectives work closely with the Department of Children and Families (DCF) and other local and State agencies. Information concerning juveniles is confidential.

The investigative unit is also responsible for approving permits such a transient merchant, bazaar, raffle, etc. For information click on the button below:




If you have information that you would like to give the Police Department regarding past, present or future criminal activity, please feel free to call the Investigative Division (203-254-4840) and speak with a detective.

The investigative Division is responsible for the following:

  • Criminal Investigations

  • Follow Up Investigations

  • Photography

  • Fingerprinting

  • Narcotics

  • Vice

  • Court Liaison

  • Pre-Employment Investigations

  • Youth Bureau

  • Permits

  • Forensic Services

  • Pistol Permit