Community Programs

Neighborhood Watch

SafeReturn Network

RUOK

Silver Alerts

Home Security Surveys

Police Car Ride Auction

Identity Theft Presentations

Crime Information Forums

Intern Program

DARE

Group Tours

 

 

 

 

 


Neighborhoods Watch Net- a comprehensive crime prevention program intended to educate the community on matters of safety, emergency management and crime prevention. Team leaders are developed and thoroughly informed on important matters, regarding specific problem areas in your neighborhood, with the goal of effectively educating the public, resulting in a safer, security minded environment.   Click here for more information.

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SafeReturn Network - The SafeReturn Network is a computer database developed to assist emergency personnel in locating community members who suffer from conditions which making them susceptible to “wandering” and safely returning them home.   Cick here for more information.

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RUOK - The Are You O.K. Program is an electronic reassurance system. It was implemented in 1998 for the elderly, handicapped or homebound on a daily basis to help guarantee their well-being and safety. It allows you to register with the Fairfield Police Department to receive a phone call at your residence, electronically at a predetermined time everyday. If there is no answer the computer will make a second attempt and if there is still no answer the computer alerts the Emergency Communications Center and a police officer is dispatched to the residence to check on the welfare of the subscriber.

There is no charge for this service, and you may pick up an application to register at the Fairfield Police Department or at the front office of the Senior Center (100 Mona terrace, Fairfield) or download and print from the following links:

Are You Ok Program Application   |   Are You OK Update Form

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Silver Alert This alert does for missing persons with dementia and other cognitive impairments what the AMBER Alert System does for missing children – it helps speed up the process of finding them.  Specifically, the SILVER Alert System applies to any missing person age 18 or older who has a mental impairment or is 65 years of age or older.  The Silver Alert System creates an emergency notification for law enforcement agencies to broadcast local, or statewide public alerts via radio, television, and electronic highway signs.  It mandates that law enforcement immediately begin searching for such missing individuals.

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Home security survey – Home and business security assessments to prevent vulnerabilities. Practical and useful information to heighten security consciousness, and create an effective, target hardened environment designed to resist crime opportunist.  Click here for more information.

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Identity Theft Presentations- Highlighting current and past trends of I.D. thefts and scams carried out by criminals. Discussions geared toward reducing victimization and increasing knowledge. Proven techniques taught to reduce your chances of becoming a target of scammers.  Click here for more information.

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D.A.R.E. program- Drug resistance program taught by certified D.A.R.E. officers to school students.  Click here for more information.

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Crime informational forum - community meetings engaging topics of interest and or concerns to the citizens with regards to crime, safety, etc. These meetings are designed to engage the public in serious discussions involving community problems or changes with regards to police services rendered. These can included any member of the police department including the Chief and Deputy Chief of Police.  Click here for more information on Crime Prevention.

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Special interest group tours- tours arranged through public affairs that highlight the work of the police department. Emphasis placed on the different functions throughout the department that result in police services to the community.  Click here for more information.

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Police Intern Program- A widespread job shadowing by a student with a member of the police department intended to prepare the student in all aspects of law enforcement. Each student gets to spend time within all areas of the department.

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Police auction car ride- In the spirit of giving, this community fundraiser helps group’s raise money by auctioning off a police car ride. All proceeds go to the charity of choice.  Click here for more information.

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