Investigation Division

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The Fairfield Police Department Investigative Division non-emergency number is 203 254-4840. They are 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. (See Permits page)


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



Pawn Sheet / Precious Metal Dealer Application and Report Forms

This form is to be used by business who are required to complete pawn sheets and return them to the Fairfield Police Department. Follow your normal procedure for filing these forms.

Pawn Sheet

Precious Metal Application

Precious Metal Weekly Report


This form is a template letter that can be used by businesses when they receive a bad check. The letter should be mailed to the person who issued the check. For more information contact the Fairfield Police Detective Bureau at 203-254-4840. Page one contains instructions for you. 

Bad Check Letter