Independence Day Fireworks 2014

UPDATED:  Based on the weather forecast for July 4th, the Town of Fairfield Fireworks have been postponed until Saturday July 5th

Fairfield’s annual Independence Day fireworks display will be held on Saturday, July 5, 2014.

In the interest of public safety, the below listed streets will be posted with “No Parking Tow-Away” signs on July 5, 2014. Any vehicles parked in the designated tow zone areas after 6:00 PM on July 5th will be towed at the owner’s expense. This is a necessary action to provide an access to the beach area for fire apparatus and other emergency vehicles and to facilitate the movement of the anticipated large volume of traffic.

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FPD Accepting Applications for Patrol Officer

The Town of Fairfield, CT is now accepting Applications for the position of Patrol Officer.   The Fairfield Police are participating in the Connecticut Police Chiefs Association entry level test consortium

Test Announcement -June 2014

Closing Date August 5, 2014

(see important dates listed below)

Road Closures & Delays - 5K & Half Marathon - June 21st & 22nd

The Stratton Faxon Fairfield 5K & Half Marathon will take place this weekend.  As a result, traffic will be impacted in the downtown and beach areas.

The 5K race will take place on Saturday, June 21, 2014 and will impact the Fairfield Beach, Reef and Rowland Road Areas between 0800 and 0900.

The Half Marathon will take place on Sunday, June 22, 2014.  The road closures and expected delays are listed below.

These events are hosted by the Fairfield Firefighters and benefit many local and regional charities.  Last year over $400,000. was raised.

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Distraction Burglary - Suzanne Circle - 6/10/14

On 6/10/2014 at approximately 10:30 AM a subject posing as a contractor convinced an elderly couple to accompany him to their backyard under the guise of checking some of their neighbors trees that he needed to cut down as part of a project.  While in the backyard, a second subject entered the home and stole jewelry. Only suspect info: Hispanic male, 5’8”, early 40’s, short dark hair, round face.

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Bank Robbery (Armed) - TD Bank, Post Road - 6/8/14

On Sunday, June 8, 2014 at approximately 2:59 PM, the Fairfield Police Department responded to TD Bank, 1643 Post Road, Fairfield, CT for a reported armed bank robbery.

2014 “Click it or Ticket” Campaign Statistics

Throughout the past two weeks, the Fairfield Police Department has participated in the statewide “Click it or Ticket” campaign. During the campaign, the department deployed extra patrols and set up check points tasked primarily with conducting seatbelt enforcement.

The results of the two weeks of enforcement department-wide are listed below.

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Memorial Day Parade - May 26, 2014

MEMORIAL DAY PARADE TRAFFIC AND PARKING - MONDAY, MAY 26, 2014:

The Memorial Day Parade begins at 10:00 AM at the corner of Post Road and South Pine Creek Road.

Road closures begin at 9:00 AM with no parking along the parade route throughout the day. 

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Click It or Ticket 2014

With the 2014 Memorial Day weekend fast approaching, the Fairfield Police Department and Connecticut’s other law enforcement agencies intend to promote safe driving and increase the protection of all motorists. Law enforcement officials are out on the road enforcing the State occupant protection laws and issuing citations to those who are unbuckled.

The “Click it or Ticket” campaign will be a two week period of high visibility seatbelt enforcement, both day and night, beginning May 19th through June 1st, 2014.

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Narcotics Arrest - May 16, 2014

On 5/16/2014, the Fairfield Police Detective Bureau and Fairfield Police K-9 Unit, with the assistance of the Bridgeport Police Tactical Narcotics Team, executed two narcotics search warrants (Dover St and Patricia Circle, Bridgeport) and a motor vehicle stop (Main Street, Bridgeport). These warrants were the culmination of an investigation into narcotics trafficking in the Bridgeport area, to include Fairfield. Seized during the searches was a significant amount of heroin, along with cocaine and crack.

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