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Public Safety Awards 2014

Please Join Us for Public Safety Awards Night:
October 22, 2014
6:30 PM
Roger Ludlowe Middle School Auditorium
(689 Unquowa Road, Fairfield, CT 06824).
-Police Chief MacNamara & Fire Chief Felner

Shred Day - October 18, 2014

On-Site Paper Shredding!  Bring all of your old documents, tax returns, bank statements, things with your SSN, etc. and help Prevent Identity Theft!!!

BE GREEN - SHRED!  All paper shreds are recycled. 

This event is open to both Residents and Non-residents.  This event will be held Rain or Shine and benefits the Fairfield Police Explorer Youth Program. 


Child Safety Day - Wednesday 9/24/14

In recognition of baby safety month, People's United Bank, in collaboration with the Fairfield Police and Fire Departments, will host Child Safety Day on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 from 11AM-2PM.  This event will be held at 766 Villa Avenue, Fairfield (Stop & Shop Parking Lot).


Midnight Burglary/Assault - Berkeley Road - 9/1/14

The Fairfield Police Department is investigating a midnight burglary and assault that occurred on Berkeley Rd at approximately 3:00 am on September 1, 2014, and is seeking the public’s help in identifying the subject responsible.

A woman reported a subject entered her home at approximately 3am Monday morning, and assaulted her before fleeing. She described him as a short, stocky male, in his 20’s, approximately 5’2” – 5’6”, with dark spiky hair, and what were described as light colored eyes. She believed he had some facial acne, and spoke with a Spanish accent. She did not see or hear a vehicle leave the scene.


ARMED ROBBERY - Brooklawn Liquor - 8/22/14

On August 22, 2014, an armed robbery occured at Brooklawn Liquor, 752 Brooklawn Ave, Fairfield CT.  Two subjects entered the store and fled with an undisclosed amount of cash from the register.  Both subjects were wearing gloves and had their faces covered with an unknown black material.  One subject was armed with a small silver semi automatic pistol. 


Blood Drive - 8/27/14

The Fairfield Police Department is hosting a Blood Drive from 11:00 AM - 3:45 PM on Thursday, August 27, 2014, aboard the Red Cross Save a Life Bus at Police Headquarters, 100 Reef Road, Fairfield.

To make an appointment to donate, call 1-800-Red Cross or visit


Milling & Paving of Lower Black Rock Turnpike


The Connecticut Department of Transportation (DOT) will begin milling from lower Black Rock Turnpike (between Route 58 near Judd Street to the traffic circle on Route 1 near Castle Avenue), on or about Tuesday, August 19, 2014.  Work will be performed from 8 pm to 5 am so traffic is not disrupted during the day.  Milling work is expected to last two or three nights, weather permitting.

On or around Monday, September 8, 2014, DOT will then pave this lower portion of Black Rock Turnpike. Paving will be performed from 8 pm to 5 am due to high volumes of traffic during the day and school being open. Paving is expected to last three nights, weather permitting.

The public can expect alternating traffic or minor detours during construction.

For more information or questions, the public may contact Joe Palestra from the DOT at (203) 380-3836.

Fairfield PAL - Snapper Blue Derby - 8/24/14

Join the Fairfield Police Athletic League at the annual Snapper Blue Derby on August 24, 2014 at the South Benson Marina.  The event is free and open to any Boy or Girl ages 3 - 15.  All participants must bring their own tackle, but a limited amount of bait will be provided by Jimmy O's Bait & Tackle.  Prizes will be awarded in many categories.


CodeRED Message - Telephone Scams

Recently, residents throughout Fairfield have fallen victim to fraudulent telephone scams, perpetrated by unknown individuals. The callers claim to be representatives of a variety of organizations such as the IRS, Police Departments, and Utility companies. In each case, the caller will indicate a major problem, raising your level of concern. A solution will ultimately be presented to you that will involve some type of monetary transaction, involving you being instructed to purchase gift cards or wiring money.